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Instructional Coach

Albany Herald


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

June 18, 2021

POSITION: Instructional Coach

LOCATION: Albany Middle School


JOB SUMMARY:

The Instructional Coach will work with classroom teachers in assisting with the full implementation and monitoring of all district’s adopted programs and curriculum. The Instructional Coach will also work with administrators and teachers to collect and analyze data, interpret, and use it to guide instructional decisions. The Instructional Coach must take a hands-on approach to improving instruction, student learning and foster teacher development. This will include modeling lessons in classrooms, helping teacher groups plan instruction, and facilitating professional development.

QUALIFICATIONS: Hold a Master’s Degree or higher in curriculum and instruction is preferred; Minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience and certification at the specific grade level is required; Knowledge of the design and implementation of lesson plans for students; Strong knowledge of best practices in instruction; Understanding the characteristics of learners; Knowledge of the processes of successful coaching; Successful experience in working collegially with teachers; Successful experience as staff developer is desirable; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and the Board may find appropriate.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to provide remediation appropriate with program standards to impact student learning progress and development with a wide range of achievement levels; Ability to use the latest technical technology in education; Excellent communication and organizational skills; Ability to communicate, problem solve, manage conflict and collaborate effectively; Ability to share research based instructional approaches with teachers and administrators; Ability to train teachers in utilizing measures of achievement like universal screeners to diagnose and remediate students.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Increase student academic achievement; Teach, model and facilitate research-based best practices within the school’s instructional program; Evaluate student achievement and assist with placing students in the appropriate intervention and support service; Identify needs and make recommendations for appropriate instructional materials and assessments that directly support and align to the district instructional goals; Facilitate change in instructional practices of teachers that will enable teachers to diagnose student needs more analytically, plan more productively, and teach more effectively; Train teachers, disaggregate and analyze student achievement data to improve student performance; Collaborate with teachers to develop best practices for continuous academic growth of students; Provide professional development on best practices in instruction across the curriculum; Establish, maintain and enhance effective communication with administrators, teachers, parents and other stakeholders; Observe teachers in their classrooms and offer insight for enhancement of teaching-learning situations; Provide specific integration and differentiation strategies that enable teachers to meet the needs of all learners; Network with other instructional coaches and participate fully in ongoing professional development to extend literacy and instructional competencies in all content areas; Demonstrate appropriate use of instructional technology and other educational tools to enhance and extend instruction; Perform other duties as it relates to the improvement of student achievement as determined by the Principal.


REPORTS TO: Principal

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on July 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE.
THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY

The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations.
Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online.


About Us

The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.



Important Note This document provides descriptive information about the above The Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.



Jun 18, 2021. Dougherty County School System Jobs from Albany Herald

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