The Instructional Coach serves as part of the school’s Leadership Team and is responsible for bringing evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with and supporting teachers and administration with the goal of increasing student engagement, improving student achievement, and building teacher capacity. The Instructional Coach focuses on individual and group professional development that will expand and refine the understanding about researched-based effective instruction. This position also works as a mentor to the beginning teacher and as a data coach to assist schools with disaggregation of student achievement data from assessments to impact instruction. To meet this purpose, the Instructional Coach will provide personalized support that is based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers.
Model lessons in classrooms daily/weekly.
Facilitate the intellectual and professional development of teachers.
Create positive relationships with teachers, administrators and coaches.
Communicate and demonstrate research-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance and improved classroom environment.
Communicate effectively with all members of the community.
Encourage professional growth and provide organized, individual and/or group learning opportunities for teachers.
Assist teachers with designing instructional decisions based on assessment data and culturally responsive practices.
Assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, information, etc. to support classroom instruction and planning, including new resources.
Assist teachers in creating materials that are in alignment with curriculum.
Instruct and support teachers with curriculum software products, and classroom/curriculum related technologies.
Provide support in analyzing student assessment data.
Support, implement and assess various instructional programs and program effects on student achievement.
Develop coaching plans for teachers to ensure student improvement.
Provide mentor support to beginning teachers.
Participates in goal/plan setting and evaluation.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to multitask, manage large projects, and adhere to deadlines
Ability to keep up-to-date with current events and technologies in the business and postsecondary sectors.
Ability to maintain curricular and industry knowledge.
Ability to facilitate meetings and professional development opportunities.
Ability in using student-level data to guide instructional decisions.
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated strength in organization, communication skills and efficiency in meeting deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to function as a positive collaborative member of a team.
Knowledge using a variety of assessment tools.
Knowledge of researched-based instructional strategies that engage all students.
Demonstrated willingness and ability to assume a leadership position.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Bachelor’s Degree in education from an accredited institution.
Teaching Certification in Respective State
Minimum five (5) years teaching experience.
EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Masters Degree in Educational Leadership or equivalent.
Previous academic coaching or teacher leadership experience
Minimum five (5) years experience.
Opportunities abound at ALS Education LLC, a leading provider of non-traditional programming for students who are at-risk of dropping out of high school or who have already dropped out and are seeking a second chance. Serving students in some of the largest school districts in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina, ALS Education LLC manages 21 schools (17 in Florida, 3 In North Carolina, and 1 in Georgia). ALS Education LLC is currently seeking outstanding teachers, leaders, and staff who are committed to helping our students aged 16-21 who have dropped out and need a unique learning environment to thrive and be successful.
Our schools provide students the opportunity to get back on track in their learning by building basic skills and meeting requirements for graduation. Looking beyond graduation, we provide extensive career and college readiness training to prepare students with the skills and planning for life after high school.
We have an increased need for teachers interested in teaching reading, math, science, special education, and English as a second language in an innovative High School Setting.
If you are seeking an opportunity to be part of a mission-driven organization and impact the lives and legacies of students and families, apply now!
Growing organization with growth opportunities for interested and high performing employees
Significantly smaller typical student load than a traditional high school (average 50 versus 150 in a traditional high school)
Minimal daily lesson planning as the core curriculum is computer-driven
Opportunity to spend instructional time supporting the individual needs of students
Minimal non-instructional assignments (ie. no cafeteria coverage; afterschool sports or activity supervision)
401K with company profit sharing match
Daily opportunity for additional hourly stipends for the extended school day
Ability to support students from the beginning to the end of their journey (students don't change teachers year-over-year)
Georgia High School For Accelerated Learning Fulton County Inc
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