K-5 Literacy Coach

Deadline: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
District/Organization: 
New Haven Community Schools
Position Details: 

NOTICE OF VACANCY

K-5 Literacy Coach – Endeavour Elementary and Middle School

Fulltime 1.0 Teaching Position Grant Funded Title I,II,IV

DATE POSTED:         REPOST – January 7, 2019

Qualifications:

  • An unshakable belief in the potential of every child to achieve at high levels
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least five years of successful experience as a classroom teacher, preferably in various grades K-5, valid teaching certification required
  • Experience working with at-risk students in a Title I setting
  • Experience working with adult learners including developing and delivering professional development, data- driven coaching, and ability to model exemplary instructional and classroom culture practices
  • Deep content knowledge and understanding of literacy standards and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, including teachers, students, parents, and administrators
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to juggle and prioritize many tasks and responsibilities at one time
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

Instructional Support:

  • Utilize a toolkit of coaching strategies that includes model lessons, co-planning and co-teaching, peer observation, and active coaching
  • Serves as a resource to colleagues, providing expertise in assessment, differentiated instruction, best practices in literacy instruction.
  • Support intellectual and practical preparation through unit and lesson planning.
  • Lead weekly grade-level academic meetings to deepen teacher understanding of unit goals and analyze student work

 

Curriculum Design:

  • Select high-quality, developmentally appropriate Michigan standards aligned curricular resources
  • Lead teachers in maintaining the integrity of the ELA curriculum while continuously adapting to meet the needs of students
  • Design and lead content-based professional development that builds teacher content knowledge and a repertoire of effective researched-based instructional practices

Manage a portfolio of literacy assessments to track student progress and provide teachers with data on every domain of the literacy standards

  • Facilitate data analysis with teams of teachers to identify trends, identify the root of student misunderstanding, and adapt instruction to support all students in making progress toward grade-level targets
  • Manage the purchase and organization of all ELA curricular resources

 

Collaboration:

  • Engage in team meetings, classroom learning walks, data analysis and action planning, and annual strategic planning on an as needed basis
  • Inform on all school-level decisions that impact the literacy program
  • Help plan school-wide professional development days
  • Build trusting relationships with students, staff, and families

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

School year as defined in the written agreement between the New Haven Board of Education and the New Haven Education Association.   Start Date:   Second Semester

 

COMPENSATION:

Appropriate placement on the salary schedule as defined in the written agreement between the New Haven Board of Education and the New Haven Education Association

EVALUATION:

Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the policy of the Board of Education and Administrative Guidelines.

DEADLINE:             Internal Candidates deadline is December 7, 2018   @ 3:00 pm

*internal candidates submit a letter of interest to the Superintendent

 

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DEADLINE:            External Candidates deadline is January 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm(or until filled)

Please send letter of interest, resume, transcripts, certificate and references via email as one complete PDF file to:

Ms. Barbara VanSweden, Interim Superintendent New Haven Community Schools

30375 Clark St. PO Box 482000 New Haven, MI 48048-2000

Electronic submissions to: newhavenhr@newhaven.misd.net

For questions, please contact Danielle Ratajczyk @ 586-749-5123

Email: 
newhavenhr@newhaven.misd.net
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