Math Coach

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Summary Information:
Employer: Indianapolis Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Coaching
Lead Teacher/Dept. Head
School / Org: Francis W. Parker
Location Indiana
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN4600144838
Posting Date: 23 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Math Coach

Location or Department: Francis W. Parker

Job Summary: Math coach performs a variety of instructional support tasks in coordinating the effective implementation of mathematical programs. Math coach will primarily assist teachers with developing strategies and methods for assessing and addressing the math instructional needs of their students.

Education and Experience Qualifications:
- Demonstrates command of various K-12 math concepts and skills
- Participates in regularly scheduled staff, district, regional, and school level meetings as required
- Plans, schedules, and conducts content meetings
- Helps teachers link best practices and materials to standards
- Develops and models mastery lesson plans
- Create and/or contribute to the development of common/weekly assessments
- Helps schools identify appropriate re-teaching methods and strategies
- Develops and supports district-wide math initiatives
- Provides support to teachers in their classrooms through coaching, modeling, and mentoring
- Meets regularly with principals to monitor and support math curriculum implementation and individual teacher needs
- Provides monthly training and support for teachers
- Participates in regular professional development to improve knowledge and skills
- Supports teachers in analyzing math data to enhance instructional practices

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Education and Experience Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
- Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education or their last state of employment
- Minimum of 3-5 years of successful classroom teaching experience and working with teachers
- Strong organizational and management skills
- Strong leadership abilities, particularly within a change process
- Knowledge and expertise in mathematical practices as well as various math curriculum
- Experience in planning and facilitating professional development sessions either as a teacher or presenter
- Working knowledge of the Indiana Academic Standards/Indiana Common Core Standards
- Demonstrates high proficiency with writing and technology
- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff members

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Indiana Teacher's license or Valid Teacherís license from another state

Language Skills:
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to compose documents and tools for instructional use required. Thorough knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, punctuation and formats required.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and all other statistical measurement tools.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to utilize courtesy and tact when communicating with others to deliver clear and concise messages.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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