Bilingual Instructional Coach (50% Blanton ES/ 50% McBee ES) (2020-2021 SY)

    Austin Independent School District
    Austin, TX
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Bilingual Instructional Coach (50% Blanton ES/ 50% McBee ES) (2020-2021 SY) JobID: 33604
  • Position Type:
    02 - Professional: Schools
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2020
  • Location:
    Blanton ES
  • Date Available:
    08/11/2020
  • For Fiscal Year:
    2020-2021 Additional Information: Show/Hide

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Position requires a valid Texas teaching Bilingual certificate in the subject and level of assignment. In addition, individuals in core academic subject areas must meet teacher requirements. Prefer a minimum of three to five years of successful classroom teaching experience. Prefer strong background in reading and/ or math content and pedagogy; experience in school with diverse student populations, experience working with English Language Learners.

    SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

    This position requires the ability to apply knowledge of current education and instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles, knowledge of subject matter, and knowledge of State, local, and Federal laws and regulations affecting the lives and education of students. This position requires an understanding of child and adolescent development. Incumbent must have the skills to manage student behavior. Incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively using a variety of media, work with others as a team, organize and maintain records, manage time and resources effectively and efficiently, and evaluate performance and provide constructive feedback. Incumbent must be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English.

    JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:

    Incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, and presenting activities contributing to educational, social, and physical developmentof students to enhance their self-worth and equip them with the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to function in society. Considerable judgment, tact, patience, sensitivity, and flexibility are required to deal with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and learning styles. This position requires creativity and adaptive thinking to match teaching objectives, learning strategies, and instructional plans with students' abilities. Judgment is required to interpret broad State, local, and Federal laws, regulations, and policies affecting the lives and education of students and the impact of the laws on instructional methodologies or techniques employed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning and teacher practice.
    • Teach, model, and facilitate research-based best practices within the school's instructional program.
    • Assist teachers in planning rigorous standards-based lessons and assessments.
    • Facilitate a coaching cycle to support teachers to plan, deliver, and reflect on instruction.
    • Model effective, differentiated instruction in classrooms.
    • Provide or arrange for job-embedded professional development and follow-up support.
    • Work one-on-one and in small groups with teachers, providing guidance, training, and other resources as needed.
    • Provide support in analyzing student assessment data.
    • Assist teachers with instructional decisions based on assessment data.
    • Provide support for classroom motivation and management strategies as needed.
    • Manage time and schedule flexibility to maximize teacher schedules and learning.
    • Support small-group instruction/interventions as needed.
    OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:

    Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Services are generally provided within a standard classroom environment. Some movement throughout the classroom is generally necessary to facilitate learning (e.g., standing, walking, stooping, bending, sitting, and/or kneeling). Light lifting of materials and other objects associated with a classroom environment is required (e.g., books, teaching aids, up to approximately 20 - 40 lbs.). Special Education Teachers may also be required to pick up students, restrain students as needed, and spend large quantities of time on the floor sitting, squatting, and/or kneeling. Incumbent must maintain emotional control under stress and work with frequent interruptions. Computer use is required and prolonged use may result in repetitive hand motion. This position may involve frequent exposure to temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration. It is expected that on occasion, field trips and occasional district wide and statewide travel may be made. Incumbent should be willing to contribute directly or indirectly to the development of children both inside and outside the classroom, which may include working hours in addition to the regular school day. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position

    PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:

    Incumbent receives administrative supervision and is typically evaluated about three times per year. It is expected that less experienced incumbents will receive additional guidance on instructional matters and that those with more experience will serve as mentors, providing suggestions, guidance, and assistance as appropriate or necessary. It is expected that some incumbents will be more involved in planning and coordinating departmental activities. Supervisor may provide detailed instruction regarding changes in policies, procedures, or laws or in reference to unusual circumstances or problems. Incumbent has significant contact with students, parents, and other school staff to provide instruction, offer guidance, exchange information, and develop social skills of students. Incumbent may also maintain contacts within the community to enrich the content of materials and utilize additional instructional methodologies (e.g., take field trips, invite guest speakers.)

    COMPENSATION:
    Duty Days: 187
    Pay Grade: P6
    Salary Schedule
    Social Security
    Teacher Retirement
    Comprehensive Benefits Package
    Employee Discount Program

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posting ID: 556639698Posted: 2020-05-28