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Instructional Coach

Warrensburg-Latham CUSD #11 Internal Job Posting for 2014-15

Warrensburg-Latham CUSD #11 has an instructional coach opening beginning in the 2014-15 school year. The instructional coach must have at least 5 years of successful teaching experience. The instructional coach will work with certified staff in grades PreK-12 and must have good people skills. Please see the attached job description (pending board approval this month) for further details. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest including why they are interested in the position and feel that are a qualified candidate to: Dr. Kendrick-Weikle, Warrensburg-Latham District Office, 430 W. North Street, Warrensburg, IL 62573. Deadline to apply: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Warrensburg-Latham Community Unit School District No. 11 Job Title: Instructional Coach Reports to: Superintendent

Classification: Certified Employee Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Exempt

Licenses/Certificates Required: Illinois Professional Educator License

Qualifications: Five years of successful teaching with positive evaluations in area associated with this position and/or recommendations from professional associates, employers, and/or supervisors; functions as a team member and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to recommend, implement, and evaluate instructional strategies and materials across the curriculum; exhibits knowledge in the diagnosis and assessment across curriculum areas; knowledge of Board, State, and Federal guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure accountability; knowledge and expertise in the area of scientifically-based research; experience with analysis and evaluation of data; experience and/or understanding of the school and district improvement planning process; ability to work with a variety of stakeholders

Evaluation Cycle: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation and Professional Personnel.

Terms of Employment: Wages, hours, terms, and conditions of employment are pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement. This position may have up to 10 extra works days each school year.

Purpose of the Job: To provide support, assistance, and leadership to principals, teachers and staff in the areas of curriculum development, instructional strategies, and with the school and district improvement planning process. Responsibilities: The following are the essential fundamentals to include but not limited to the following job duties.) 1. Facilitate the development and accountability of school improvement planning. 2. Assist the staff and leadership in advocating, facilitating and the implementation of strategies that improve student achievement and close the achievement gap. 3. Participate in professional learning to keep current in educational field 4. Assist/Model best practices in integrating curriculum across content areas 5. Facilitate alignment of district curriculum, instruction, professional development, technology and assessment practices with Common Core Standards 6. Mentor/Assist new or re-assigned teachers to insure continuation of programs and instruction 7. Assist in the allocation of school resources and supplementary materials to support classroom instruction, the School Improvement Plan, and student achievement within assigned facilities. 8. Organize systems of data collection to allow for the comparison, analysis and evaluation of information within assigned building. 9. Maintain knowledge of current Board, Federal, State and local regulations. 10. Utilize local agencies and resources to enhance the services to the school. 11. Provide technical support to the district, building principal and building leadership in on-going professional development with a focus on school improvement. 12. Collaborate with building staff members in designing effective parental education activities as needed with limitations. 13. Provides support and direction for District and School Improvement Planning, including other ESEA required plans and mandates. 14. Chairs and/or serves on a variety of advisory committees at building, district, community and state levels. 15. Provides training and support for diagnostic and evaluative assessment. 16. Assists/models best practices in integrating curriculum across content areas. 17. Plans and facilitates curriculum in-service meetings. 18. Performs other such tasks and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, hear, sit, walk, and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds for a distance of 3 feet. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally physically restrain students for up to fifteen minutes. Work Environment: Classroom and/or lab Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, compile, instruct, copy, calculate, synthesize, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, negotiate, and maintain control under stress.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

Warrrensburg-Latham CUSD #11 is an EEOC/AA Employer.