Instructional Coach - University City School District
Position: Instructional Coach
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Mathematics Coach
Job Location: Brittany Woods Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Mar 25, 2019**
District: University City School District
University City, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-290-4028
Job Description:
All interested candidates will apply at

A coach is a certified teacher who works with classroom teachers in assisting with the full implementation and monitoring of the district’s adopted math program in response to intervention needed for student achievement.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in any area of education 
  • Missouri Teacher Certification in Mathematics 5-9
  • 5 years of experience as a successful teacher
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Superior human relations skills
Role & Responsibilities:
    • Research and provide staff support that will improve teaching and learning – including teaching strategies, assessment of math skills, interpretation and use of assessment results, etc.
    • Research, prepare materials and identify resources for use by the district, grade level teams, schools, and teachers – including teaching strategies, assessment of math skills, and interpretation and use of assessment results, etc.
    • Research and provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative math practices through various activities such as individual discussions (informal and formal), coaching sessions, demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis, study groups, staff meetings, and professional development programs.
    • Provides support and assistance to all classroom teachers in the full implementation of the district’s adopted math curriculum.
    • Conducts demonstration lessons to ensure that all teachers have been trained to an advanced level of delivery and are using the instructional materials as designed.
    • Provides on-site professional development to build both individual and collective efficacy
    • Assists teachers in building an interactive classroom and assures that recommendations for improvement are implemented.
    • Serves as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.
    • Participation in collaborative grade level meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve the focus of instructional planning and student achievement.
    • Assists grade level teams in setting goals for improved instruction and RTI implementation.
    • Meets regularly with the school administration to review benchmarks and established data points to assess student progress towards established instructional goals.
    • Prepare forms, records, and reports as directed.
    • Attends meetings and training as directed.
Other duties:
  • Maintain paperwork consistently, appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate/facilitates the use of instructional material in math.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of schools, teachers, and classrooms.
  • Obtain prior approval from the Building Administrator before distributing written communication and other media.
  • Meet monthly with other coaches and curriculum team members as determined.
  • Other duties as assigned.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.