Title I Instructional Coach

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Principal
Date Revised: January 1, 2015
Dept./School: Assigned Campus

Primary purpose

Provide focused, sustained training that assists teachers in meeting data driven, collaboratively determined instructional goals

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Bachelor’s degree  

Valid Texas teaching certificate  

Experience

Three (3) years’ experience as a secondary teacher

Special knowledge/skills

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of best practice strategies

Ability to interpret data

Ability to communicate effectively with parents and students

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

Instructional and Program Management

  • Assist teachers in working with at-risk students, LEP students and other special needs students.
  • Support teachers in analyzing data and planning instruction.
  • Work with curriculum coordinators to ensure effective implementation of the district curriculum.
  • Consult with teachers to develop appropriate strategies for addressing the needs of students.
  • Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement.  Demonstrate teaching strategies and instruction with students in the classroom.
  • Participate in curriculum development and revisions in content and program areas.
  • Work with administrative staff to develop, coordinate, and deliver professional growth activities in content and program areas.
  • Provide one-on-one teacher assistance in content and program areas.
  • Evaluate the Title I program effectiveness based on evaluative findings (including student achievement data) and recommend changes as needed.

Other

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture: 
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: 
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: 
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment: 
Work inside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: 
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.