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Instructional Coach .5 combines with job #60355 - Digital Literacy TOSA .5 at Cherry Drive Elementary

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 6/20/2019
Job Reference #: 60355
Keywords: coach

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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 60355
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Jun 18, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

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Instructional Coach .5 combines with job #60355 - Digital Literacy TOSA .5 at Cherry Drive Elementary

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LearnSvc: Professional Development
1500 E. 128th Avenue, Thornton, Colorado, 80241
Posted on
Jun 18, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description

Thisjob is posted as open until filled. However, applicants may not be considered after the minimum requiredposted timeline, after midnight on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

This is a probationary position only for any external candidate. Internal Adams 12 candidates are encouraged to apply and the district will follow the transfer language as outlined in Article 12 of the Certified Master Agreement. Current Adams 12 educators, with questions about the transfer process or their status may contact Human Resources or your building administrator.

Overall Purpose: Instructional coaches are provided to schools to accelerate student growth across all core content areas. Instructional coaches provide professional development in standards-based planning and implementation, facilitate the analysis of student work, and engage in coaching cycles with teachers. The coach works side-by-side with teachers and principals through planning, modeling, co-teaching, reflecting and providing feedback.
Responsibilities: Each school allocation supports student achievement by supporting teachers in the classroom. These hours include attendance at district professional development. The largest portion of time must be allocated to coaching teachers for the purpose of accelerating student growth and performance. Coaches must have a deep understanding of the Teaching/Learning Cycle and be able to transfer the process throughout the school system.

Coaching: For the purposes of impacting teacher effectiveness
?Work collaboratively with building administration to improve student achievement
?Coach teachers through planning, implementation and analysis to improve teacher effectiveness
?Promote professional conversation and reflective thinking to impact teacher effectiveness
?Use the Teaching/Learning Cycle and the gradual release of responsibility
?Collaborate with teachers to assess students? learning needs and develop an instructional plan
?Lead the planning and delivery of a guaranteed and viable standards-based curriculum
?Share monthly coaching logs to monitor progress
?Provide strong, timely support to new teachers
Leadership and Professional Development
?Provide instructional leadership to promote integrated thinking and intentional decision-making
?Keep current with literacy and ESL research-based best practices; develop a thorough understanding of Colorado Academic and Common Core State Standards
?Apply facilitation skills, knowledge and experience to support adult learners? development
?Collaboratively develop/coordinate/facilitate school-based early release days and other professional development
?Collaboratively ensure a rigorous standards based education for all students through a guaranteed and viable curriculum for ALL students

?At least 5 years of successful classroom teaching experience
?Effective communication and collaboration and interpersonal skills
?Ability to structure own time and manage multiple priorities
?Knowledge of effective instructional strategies in literacy and differentiation strategies for English Language Learners
?Experience in school leadership positions over the past three years
?Evidence of continued participation in professional development
?Knowledge of adult learning
?Facilitation skills
?Basic knowledge of computing skills, technology integration and supporting software programs
?Completion of in-district advanced ELD training or equivalent coursework
Preferred Qualification:
?Masters in Literacy
?ELD Certification/Endorsement
?Advantage Math training
?Experience coaching/supporting classroom teachers
?Cognitive Coaching

Necessary Skills and Background:
?Possess or ability to obtain valid/appropriate Colorado Educator License. Ability to fulfill responsibilities as stated above.
?Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment.
?All candidates must possess the required license or the ability to fulfill the requirements for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.

Preference given to candidates with ELL Training and/or an ESLor (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement.


- The salary listed is for full timepositions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed,based upon the FTE.

- The salary grade posted is the startingsalary range for Bachelor’s Step 1. Salary for position may vary based oneducation and experience.

- Salary placement on our Certified Salaryschedule is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience. Initial placement will be at bachelor (BA) step 1. If minimumqualifications are higher than a (BA), they will be placed at the initialrequirement level for this position.

- After initial placement by the district onthe salary schedule, the certified/licensed employee can provide the districtadditional official transcripts and/or documentation to support further salaryadvancement.

- Certified/licensed employees will begranted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experienceup to a maximum of 10 (ten) years, which includes in-district andout-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility forverification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.

- For further explanation of salary placementplease refer to our Certified Master agreement that can be found on ourdistrict website.


All applicants(current district employees and external applicants) should list any and allwork experience, including current district experience, when completing theemployment application. Please includejob titles and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach aresume, please take the time to fill out the online application as well. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimumqualifications required for each job, it is important to have a completeapplication so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.


Additional Information
This is a replacement position. This .5 fte Instructional Coach job will combine with job #60355 - .5 Digital Literacy TOSA for a full fte position at Cherry Drive Elementary. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both jobs.

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