Lead Professional Development Coach in San Antonio, TX at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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SUMMARY:

Provide direction and serve as a lead point of contact regarding onboarding and Will work collaboratively with fellow PD Coaches and Facilitators and with school principals to provide job-embedded coaching and model best practices to improve teaching quality in K-12 classrooms. Coaches are responsible for conducting planning conferences, modeling lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, reviewing student work, providing non-evaluative feedback, and identifying classroom resources to support student achievement during regularly scheduled school days. Also will coordinate Title 1 and Title IV programs in area. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Serve as a resource regarding onboarding and work assignments
  • Coaching, modeling, and facilitating the development of best practices with teachers
  • Conducting planning conferences
  • Facilitating PD workshops as needed
  • Encouraging participation and open dialogue as part of an effective coaching relationship
  • Effectively engaging teachers in the coaching cycle
  • Active communication
  • Serving students with unique learning needs
  • Increasing engagement and rigor
  • Utilizes data to determine instructional needs and drive continuous improvement
  • Differentiates support to school staff based on student data and knowledge of research and best practices; offers and uses a repertoire of strategies that address the goal that all students can achieve at high levels, regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or other factors of diversity
  • Develop, organize and disseminate quality instructional methods and materials and duties such as demonstration teaching, and team teaching that would encourage or allow collaboration among staff members

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS Degree in Education or related field and at least 5 years’ experience working with K-12 students in a school setting. 
  • 2 years’ experience leading others
  • Has experience delivering professional development workshops to adults. 
  • Master's degree preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills are essential.


OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Understanding of adult learning theory and experience working with teachers as a mentor, coach, administrator, or instructional leader.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in effective teaching strategies and experience in preparing and presenting high quality, research based professional development.
  • Organizational and planning skills for setting both short term and long-range goals and for coordinating efforts for timely accomplishment of those goals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated through the respect of peers and the ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships. 
  • Willingness to continually learn new information and skills related to student learning and achievement, including content areas that may be outside of current skill set 
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changes

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings


Responsibilities

Coordinate all programs in San Antonio area. 


Job Requirements



Education leadership experience.

Master's Degree 

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