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Under general supervision of the Campus Director, the Academic Coach (AC) will utilize data to support staff in developing and improving learning opportunities for students. Provide coaching support for teachers in core classes. The Academic Coach will ensure that student achievement data drives instructional decisions at the classroom and school level.
Education and/ or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from a Professional Standards Commission approved accredited college or university required. Prior coaching experience is preferred. Minimum of (2) years classroom teaching or closely related experience is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), and Dispositions
Passion for and strong knowledge of instructional academic content Computer literate Knowledge of curriculum guidelines and state requirements; formative and summative assessments required by district and state; and school system policies, programs and procedure. Skill in effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication; coordinating and collaborating with departments to establish and execute responsibilities; Ability to plan and develop course of study suitable for specific grade levels; develop lesson plans Incorporating lectures, projects, group discussions, exhibits, field trips, audiovisual and library resources, computers and the internet; uses relevant computer applications; prioritizes tasks; and manages multiple assignments simultaneously
Responsibilities and Duties:
Support teacher growth in implementing the core academic instructional initiatives to enable achievement for all students through regular classroom observations and teacher feedback sessions. Provide core academic collaborative support to teachers through problem solving, modeling lessons, scheduling opportunities for peer observations, and conducting mini training sessions. Provide assistance in blending core content knowledge and knowledge of differentiated instruction for core academic teachers. Support core academic teachers by sharing materials and strategies to meet the needs of all students. Develop and prioritize intervention goals, based upon Title I data disaggregation process to generate solutions. Track, maintain, organize Title I student core academic achievement data, in an effort to make timely and appropriate decisions about curriculum assessments and instruction as it relates to Title I Facilitate and organize the quarterly assessment process as well as the regrouping of students and determination of tutoring needs based on students’ mastery as it relates to Title I Collaborates with school leaders and meets regularly with the leadership team to design, implement, align, and assess school change initiatives to ensure alignment and focus on intended results to improve Title I student growth and achievement. Monitor Title I student achievement to ensure that every child is making adequate progress. Communicates Title I student progress with parents, staff, other school leaders, and district. Performs other duties assigned
All equipment required to perform duties and tasks were previously described.
Physical / Environmental Factors:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The ResponsiveEd difference is achievement. Whether a student’s goal is college prep or drop-out recovery, getting a life back on track or being sure to get started on the right path to begin with, the people at ResponsiveEd are passionate about helping our students achieve their goals. Study after study and news story after news story tell us there is a pressing need for positive change in Texas education. At ResponsiveEd, we offer answers – and hope.
Mission To provide hope for students through an encouraging, innovative learning environment where they are academically successful and develop into lifetime learners.
The ResponsiveEd community of schools are tuition-free, public charter schools dedicated to helping students of all ages achieve their full potential. At ResponsiveEd, we’re all about options in education. Strongly tied to the communities they serve, the mission of our schools is to provide hope for students through an encouraging, innovative environment where they are academically successful and develop into lifetime learners.
At ResponsiveEd, we believe a proper education includes both personal development and academic achievement. Our goal is to educate the whole student. To this end, we:
+ develop and utilize innovative methodologies and reinforce individualized learning environments + practice the belief that every student can learn + expect student ownership of the learning process + put the student first
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Vista Academy offers a distinctly different learning environment to parents and students seeking a traditional core education with special attention paid to personalized learning and character building. We believe parents and the community should be involved in this learning process, which is both rigorous and stimulating, typically conducted in smaller classes and framed within a civic context.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
ResponsiveEd is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, ResponsiveEd prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a claim alleging to have experienced discrimination, or any employee who, in good faith, makes a report, serves as a witness, or otherwise participates in an investigation.
At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
Bachelor degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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