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Sec. Math Coach at WB Cooley & Academy International HS - HB

Sec. Math Coach at WB Cooley & Academy International HS - HB

Sec. Math Coach at WB Cooley & Academy International HS - HB

Providence School District
Providence, RI 02903

Job details

Job Type

Providence School District
Providence, RI, US

Job Category
Administrator, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & PD, Instructional Coach / PD, Math Coach / Specialist

Position Type:
High School Teaching/Mathematics

Date Posted:

Sanchez Complex WB Cooley

WB Cooley & Academy International 50% HB,
360 50% High School
Sec. Math Coach - LTS 2nd Semester

Job ID: 3404

Job Description
Contingent upon funding

Temporary teaching position - fill a long term vacancy through the end of 21/22 school year.

  • Contingent upon funding

Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor, the LTS (Long Term Substitute) will gain essential and meaningful teaching experience. Excellent performance in this capacity will position a teacher well to compete for permanent teaching positions in Providence Schools and elsewhere.

Compensation and benefits for this position are equal to the compensation and benefits of a regular teacher including salary according to the Providence teacher salary scale (including during school vacation) on a step determined by previous teaching experience (credit given for experience in accredited schools and/or in a certified capacity). Other benefits include paid sick days, generous health benefits, and paid professional development.

***Accommodations for virtual interviews will be made during this hiring season, please apply***

The math coach maintains a positive, caring, orderly, and supportive learning culture and environment for the diverse student population of PPSD. Critical to this responsibility, the coach creates a professional learning community focused on analyzing student data that informs the school improvement plan while providing instructional leadership through coaching, observation, and feedback to close achievement gaps and improve student outcomes. The math coach supports teachers in providing instructional strategies that provide necessary scaffolding to improve math skills, conceptual knowledge and problem solving for all students Coaching occurs through professional development, side-by-side planning and coaching, demonstration lessons, and making use of critical data to meet individual student's needs. The math coach promotes trusting, mutually respectful, and professional relationships in the school community by maintaining strong communication and transparency of expectations.

Additionally, math coach will:

Participate in an annual review process to assess the overall effectiveness of the performance in the math coach role in the areas of responsibilities outlined below.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Serving as an instructional coach to math department membersConducting cycles of observation and feedback for everyone in their department
    • Conduct short, non-evaluative cycles of observation, feedback, and support for each member of their departmentSupport teachers in their department by acting as a coach and thought partner to support action steps for ongoing improvement of instructional practice
    Serves as the lead to the math departmentSupport teachers in creating and maintaining a model classroomMaintains and monitors implementation of Providence Public School District's Mathematics Program Guidelines and Procedures, inclusive of city and state guidelines and standards.Participate in regularly scheduled teacher leader meetings and professional learning experiences (PLE) outside of the school day.Professional learning during the summer (paid at professional development rate)Mentoring teachers who are new to teaching and to the school.Develops expertise by participating in district initiatives on leadership and coaching development and training, including the recording and analysis of professional practice and coaching sessions.Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of the RI/Common Core Math Standards, WIDA standards and best practices in mathematics instruction across content areas.Continues to develop professional expertise through professional learning experiences, readings, training, and conferences.Serves as a resource to the school for mathematics-related strategies for all learners and materials to increase achievement.Assists teachers in organizing classrooms and instructional focus for mathematics instruction.Develops and conducts professional development for targeted audiences, including classroom teachers, in the content area of mathematics instruction regarding instructional strategies, best practices, use of materials, and specific instructional topics. Models effective teaching techniques when presenting to groups and other professionals. Provides follow-up support to the secondary network and site-based training.Trains and assists teachers in the selection and use of a variety of assessment instruments. Models and coaches how to administer assessments and collect data. Conducts data conferences with classroom teachers to interpret data and plan instruction, and assists teachers in using assessment data to plan appropriate instruction.Regularly collaborates with building administrators to discuss classroom practices and to provide support for mathematics instruction. Provides ongoing feedback in partnership with the district mathematics supervisor.Assists mathematics and content-specific district supervisors in developing model lesson plans, curriculum, and assessments.Promotes parent and community outreach and involvement in the mathematics instructional program at the school.Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the school or secondary network.

Salary Rate Range
Teacher Salary Scale + up to 5 extra days

RIDE Requirements
Sec. Math 7-12 with MS Math Ext. 5-8 with ESL
Sec. Math 7-12 with ESL

Not properly RIDE certified? You may qualify for an emergency certification through RIDE.

  • Bachelor's Degree in math and/or math certificationBA in applicable field from accredited college or universityMaster's degree in the content area or curriculum and instruction (Preferred)National Board Certification in an area related to math(preferred)Experience as an Instructional Coach (preferred)Up-to-Date on Current Research, Regulations and National Trends related to math instructionMinimum of 3 years of teaching in an urban setting (preferred)Three (3) years successful teaching experience in an urban school district (Preferred)Previous participation in core-curriculum development work (Preferred)Demonstrated knowledge of content area standards and research-based teaching practicesDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, administrators, and parent/community membersDemonstrated communication and group facilitation skillsDemonstrated ability to design and deliver professional developmentKnowledge of adult learning theory
Key Qualifications
  • A proven track record of increasing student outcomes especially for students in urban settingsExperience as an instructional coach or experience with instructional coaching (preferred)Leadership experience in developing positive school culture, including a deep knowledge of meeting the needs of students with IEP's and MLLs as evidenced by certifications held and/or research conductedBelieves every is capable of achieving at high standards and holds the highest of expectations for themExpertise in working with diverse populations of students and families, and in differentiating supports to address the needs of diverse learners; familiarity with Providence's student population and the community to be servedAn acumen for actively engaging students in their own learning, academically and non-academicallyA demonstrated openness and responsiveness to constructive feedback and a strong commitment to continuous improvement and professional growthExcellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills with students, parents, colleagues, and community members; experience working collaboratively in team settingsApproaches the profession with maturity, humility, versatility (i.e., embraces the ambiguity and excitement associated with start-ups), a solutions-mindedness with a strong work ethic, and, of course, a sense of humorYou must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employmentBilingual PreferredSelected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check.

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