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Teaching & Learning Literacy Coach

Summary Information:
Employer: Green Bay Area Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Coaching
Lead Teacher/Dept. Head
School / Org: Washington Middle School
Location Green Bay, Wisconsin
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN9985
Posting Date: 26 September 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Green Bay Area Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Teaching & Learning Literacy Coach

Location: Washington Middle School

Description:
Looking for an opportunity to work as a team committed to collaboration focused on all students learning? The District is pleased to accept applications for Teaching & Learning Coach positions for the 2017-18 school year. Teaching and Learning Literacy Coaches facilitate classroom and school-wide improvement through the implementation of a comprehensive literacy model, and facilitate adult professional growth through a comprehensive coaching model.

Qualifications Required:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Reading or Reading Specialist License

Experience: Minimum of 3 Years of Successful Teaching Experience

Qualifications Desired: Prior experience with small group literacy interventions and school-wide improvement initiatives.

Position Purpose: To facilitate classroom and school-wide improvement through the implementation of a comprehensive literacy model; To facilitate adult professional growth through the use of a comprehensive coaching model.

Essential Functions:
- Follows the Core Values of the Green Bay Area Public School District as driver of our words and actions.
- Promotes efforts on diversity, establishes best practices and utilizes skills to remove barriers for students of diverse backgrounds.
- Creates a favorable professional impact on students, parents, community, and other employees.
- Maintains confidentiality in verbal, written, and electronic communication.
- Refers confidential information to the appropriate person.
- Follows safe practices and adheres to safety standards.
- Collaborates weekly with the principal to organize, analyze, reflect, plan, and problem solve around implementation of a school-wide literacy framework.
- Co-facilitates, with the principal, literacy team meetings and other professional learning opportunities that align with both the district and school improvement plans.
- Develops and provides initial and on-going school site professional learning on the adopted literacy framework and assessments.
- Establishes and co-facilitates monthly Literacy Leadership Team meetings.
- Facilitates a collaborative process for developing a written vision for literacy.
- Considers and problem solves the factors of framework implementation
- Facilitates the management of the curriculum room and literacy materials/resources
- Monitors student progress, program evaluation, and universal intervention
- Coaches teachers, around the adopted literacy framework, researched based classroom practices and use of various assessments.
- Supports teachers in using various forms of assessment data to plan instruction for whole group, small group and individual students.
- Serves on Site-based Problem Solving Team and collaborates with the classroom teacher, interventionist, and principal on universal data related to student progress in the universal setting.
- Serves on Consultation Team and collaborates with principal, pupil service personnel, teachers, and interventionist on data informed decisions around student progress and interventions.
- Teaches the Literacy Framework on a consistent basis.
- Demonstrates knowledge and ability to administer district adopted literacy interventions.
- Engages in reflective practice that includes observations and analysis of coaching sessions with the district literacy coordinator.
- Participates in all required training, at both a school and district level.
- Performs all other duties as assigned by the principal and/or supervisor.

Working Conditions:
1. Work involves frequent deadlines under pressure.
2. Work requires flexibility in adjusting to continuously changing situations.
3. Work entails a flexible daily schedule.
4. Work involves collaborative relationships with classroom teachers and building leadership teams.

Candidate Requirements:

Years of Experience:
3

Degree: Bachelor

Licenses:
- Reading Teacher

Additional Requirements:
- Standard Questions
- Custom Questions


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