Instructional Coach - Vacancy ID: 199365

Vacancy Details

Instructional Coach
Hillside Elementary


Holly Butler
Director of Human Resources

Position Details

8 hours/day, 190 days/year
Full Time
The Instructional Coach is a critical component in improving student achievement.  Instructional coaches increase and improve student growth and learning by building trusting relationships, coaching, collaborating, and consulting.  Through their work, instructional coaches will build teacher efficacy, confidence, and independence, and ultimately positively impact student growth and learning.  An instructional coach is a learner who models continuous learning and professional growth, and goes above and beyond to ensure student success.  The instructional coach will work with building staff and as a member of the district coaching team to ensure high student growth and learning. This is not a supervisory position and does not include evaluation of colleagues. 

1.  Wisconsin licensed teacher in math and/or Elementary Education.
2.  Minimum of five (5) years of satisfactory teaching experience.
3.  Deep understanding of the Wisconsin Standards for Mathematics as well as the Mathematical Practice Standards.
4.  Demonstrated successful experience as a teacher of mathematics at the elementary grades.
5.  Success in working collaboratively with professional staff on instructional issues.
6.  Demonstrated understanding of standards-based teaching, learning, and assessment.
7.  Demonstrated knowledge and application of the latest instructional learning practices.
8.  Demonstrated leadership for learning.
9.  Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
10.  Commitment to continuous personal professional learning.
Director of Teaching and Learning

1.  Engage teachers in reflective work and planning related to the continuous improvement of  instructional practices. This work could include goal setting, co-planning, co-teaching, data/evidence collection, modeling, leading reflective conversations, and problem solving, all with the intent to enhance self-directed learning that leads to better outcomes for students.
2.  Provide on-going, job-embedded professional learning and development opportunities for teachers both at the building and district level.
3.  Collaborate with building administration to develop, implement and measure the School Improvement plan.
4.  Conduct planning meetings with teachers to analyze student work, review information regarding classroom assessments, and plan for instruction.
5.  Assist with, facilitate, and help lead the implementation of research based instructional practices and consistent messaging related to subject-area content and use of district approved resources and materials.
6.  Help build the collective capacity of PLC teams, providing differentiated support to teachers and teams based on their needs.
7.  Help develop model lessons and classrooms, organize opportunities for staff to observe model instruction, and facilitate post observation conversations and learning.
8.  Work collaboratively with the Director of Teaching and Learning and K-12 Coaching team to improve coaching and instructional practices.
9.  Attend and/or provide summer training for staff, including learning opportunities for new and returning staff.
10.  Attend training to continuously improve and grow professionally in order to best serve teachers and impact student learning.
11.  Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  This work regularly requires sitting, standing, walking, speaking, hearing and occasionally requires pushing, pulling, lifting, and operating machines; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, and observing general surroundings and activities; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. school offices/classrooms/passageways).

Candidate Requirements

  • Elementary - Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary/Middle Level Education
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications