Instructional Coach - Ritenour School District
Position: Instructional Coach
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Instructional Coach - Elementary
Job Location: Ritenour School District
Deadline: May 22, 2020**
District: Ritenour School District
St. Louis, MO 63114
Telephone: 314-493-6061
Job Description:
                                                                          2020 - 2021 SCHOOL YEAR

POSITION:   Instructional Coach – Elementary
  • Teaching certification in the areas of elementary, middle-level Mathematics, OR middle-level English Language Arts is required.
  • Master Degree preferred. 
  • At least five years of successful teaching experience.
  • Experience in development, preparation, and presentation of professional development preferred.
  • Elementary and/or middle school teaching experience preferred.
Application Submission Procedure – External Candidates 
  • To ensure full consideration, please visit the Ritenour School District and complete our online application.
  • Applications are accepted only through this process-mailed or emailed application materials will not be considered.
  • Upload letter of interest, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, a copy of your Missouri certification, and transcripts.
  • All documents are required-partial or incomplete application materials will not be considered or reviewed; please make sure that all documents are uploaded appropriately.
Application Submission Procedure – Internal Candidates 
  • To ensure full consideration, please visit the Ritenour School District and “Sign In” as an employee. 
  • Under "Apply for Jobs - Internal", click online application. New applicants will create an internal profile by first clicking "Yes, I am an employee".
  • Once logged in, click on “Job Listings” and apply for the position.

SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule 

DEADLINE: May 22, 2020

POSITION SUMMARY:   Works collaboratively with the teaching staff and administration to facilitate the use of best instructional practices in the classroom by strengthening classroom teachers’ understanding of content and effective teaching practices.  Spends a minimum of 75% to 80% of time in classrooms and/or directly with teachers.  Position will focus primarily on elementary teachers and classrooms.
REPORTS TO:  Assistant Superintendent Curriculum and Instruction                            

  • Observe teachers and facilitate collaborative discussions (with principals) regarding the instructional methods and strategies which will most effectively address students’ needs. 
  • Provide individual and/or group coaching and mentoring to facilitate the implementation of curriculum and the improvement of instructional practices.
  • Facilitate the improvement of teaching practices through data analysis, targeted training, and direct teacher support.
  • Support classroom instruction by assisting teachers with lesson planning.
  • Supporting professional learning community/data team processes
  • Collaborate with individual teachers through co-planning, coaching, and co-teaching.
  • Interpret the curriculum and teaching practices in terms of the goals of the Ritenour School District.
  • Assist teachers in making sure that they understand the alignment of curriculum with the content and concepts that students are expected to learn.
  • Review and interpret the curriculum components which need to be emphasized to address the students’ greatest needs.
  • Support curriculum development committee work based on the most current research and promising trends in education.
  • Stay abreast of current research, best practices, and trends related to instruction.
  • Serve as an instructional specialist and consultant to individual teachers and committees in the area of responsibility.
  • Assist with the integration of technology.
  • Perform other related work as assigned.
                           For More Information, Please Visit Ritenour School District's Employment Page.

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