READING/ MATH COACH

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    ***ONLY CURRENT APS EMPLOYEESMAY APPLY***

    ***MUST HAVE A CURRENT LICENSE OR ENDORSEMENT FOR THE JOB YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.***

    Provides instructional support to teachers to ensure that student performance data drives instructional decision making; serves as the school's intervention specialist, provides particular support to implement a comprehensive intervention program in reading/language arts and math; develops intervention schedules, monitors student progress in interventions, and helps evaluate intervention program efficacy.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Incumbent must perform the essential elements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Provides direct support to teachers in their implementation of core reading and math programs via the coaches own expert knowledge of the schools' core programs
    • Provides support to teachers in understanding curriculum maps, the relationship of the maps to instructional materials and state standards
    • Provides support, direction and professional development on the administration, use and appropriate interpretation of student assessment results for instructional and intervention planning
    • Supports teachers in the development of Academic Improvement Plans and in the on-going monitoring of these plans through out the year for interventions
    • Provides guidance to teachers and instructional council on the selection of intervention programs in order to ensure that the selected programs best match student need; coaches must have expert knowledge of the district intervention programs
    • Provides a variety of training venues for teachers on core and supplemental intervention programs
    • Coaches teachers and/or grade level teams during collaboration to determine next instructional steps based on progress monitoring and data analysis
    • Demonstrates the effective implementation of interventions for students not at standard in reading, language arts and math
    • Provides job-embedded professional development for teachers by co-planning lessons, demonstrating and modeling for teachers
    • Provides feedback to teachers around their instructional practices, fidelity of implementation of core reading and math instructional programs
    • Participates and may chair the school's Student Assistance Team (SAT)
    • Coaches teachers on the use of the district instructional management system to access student performance information, curricular maps, exemplar lesson plans and professional development offerings.
    • Participates in district, state, regional and national training programs to develop and maintain expert knowledge in instructional best practices, mentoring and coaching methods.
    • Works collaboratively with school leadership to design, implement and assess the schools' AIP and Response to Intervention processes
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
    • Ability to communicate and interact effectively and productively both verbally and in writing with all school and district staff.
    • Understanding of Response to Intervention, Academic Improvement Planning and Student Assistance Team process
    • Proficiency in Spanish preferred for coaches in schools with Spanish/English bilingual education
    • Ability to demonstrated effective lesson planning, delivery for English learners and students with other special needs per Frameworks for Teaching, Effective Sheltered Instruction or Differentiated instruction
    • Ability to facilitate study groups and other forums with principals, teachers and parents
    • Knowledge of APS Instructional resources, text book adoption cycles/ process and curriculum
    • Knowledge of technology as an integrated instructional component/tool
    • Knowledge and implementation f staff development standards
    • Knowledge and implementation f continuous improvement methodology
    • Three years experience teaching bilingual / multicultural and/or other special needs students
    • One endorsement and /or special education license
    • Flexibility, organization, decision making and problem skills
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations
    • Ability to meet deadline work on multiple projects and coordinate with work of others
    • Knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    • Bachelor's Degree, Current IC or in IC Pool or Reading Specialist
    • Valid New Mexico education License
    • 7 years teaching experience with experience in support of peers (such as a resource teacher, peer coach, teacher leader/staff developer)
    • Demonstrated extensive knowledge in core academic subject matter, preferable literacy or math
    • Demonstrated extensive knowledge in interventional programs for literacy and math and differentiated instruction in the classroom
    • Knowledge of state and district language arts and math standards and benchmarks and assessments
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Please submit online application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

    Contact: Summer site principal. For list and phone number of principals see http://www.aps.edu/summer-programs/elementary-school-summer-programs

    START DATE:

    Prep/Plan Date: June 4 or June 11, 2020

    Program Dates: June 5- July 10, 2020 Alternative Schedule schools

    June 12- July 17, 2020 Traditional Schedule schools.

    All schools will be closed for 4th of July Holiday on Friday, July 3rd.

    APPLY TO:

    www.aps.edu/jobs, APS Jobs Apply Online Summer Extended Learning Programs/Summer School

    ***Please submit Summer Extended Learning (Summer School) Application***

    **This position is not listed on the Administrative/Certified/Classified Applications**

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    ADA Compliance

    SALARY:

    Negotiated rate of pay

    DAYS:

    HOURS:

    ADA Compliance
    Posting ID: 552774804Posted: 2020-05-21