READING COACH 22-23 SCHOOL YEAR (#new mms pcn 22-23)

MARSHALL MIDDLE SCHOOL ( learn more )

Beaumont ISD

BEAUMONT, Texas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896005
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

THIS JOB POSTING IS PENDING APPROVAL

Job Description







 

Beaumont independent school district


Job Description


 































JOB TITLE:


Reading Coach


CLASSIFICATION:


Exempt


REPORTS TO:


Principal


PAY GRADE:


Teacher Salary Scale


187 Days


 


LOCATION:


Assigned Campus


DATE REVISED:


8/23/2019


FUNDED BY:


 

This position is funded, at least in part, by a federal grant, ESSER. Employment in this position will be expressly conditioned on the availability of full funding, through the federal grant, for the position. This funding is available for a limited time. When full funding for the position is no longer available, the position will be eliminated, as permitted by law. 

 


 


 


PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive school-wide literacy program which facilitates learning; for modeling of best practices lessons which use literacy-based learning strategies; for coaching teachers in all curriculum areas on how to enhance students’ literacy skills; for identifying staff development needs of the school and for providing staff development related to literacy as part of the problem solving process; and for working with school and community groups, such as the Leadership Team, Lead Literacy Team and learning communities, to help all students reach their highest potential.  The Reading Coach will also work directly with groups of students to close achievement gaps and ensure academic growth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university, required
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject/level assigned
  • Highly Qualified by NCLB definition
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
  • A mid-management or principal certification from the State of Texas, preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • A proven/successful track record of teaching at-risk students in public schools
  • Successful K-12 classroom teaching experience in the area of reading
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Special knowledge of reading instructional delivery
  • Working knowledge of classroom instructional supervision, preferred
  • Working knowledge of curriculum/instructional alignment and delivery
  • Ability to instruct/teach students and manage their behavior
  • Utilize effective data-based problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration skills
  • Employ effective coaching skills
  • Coach teachers in effective instructional strategies in a variety of content areas
  • Use effective strategies for differentiating instruction
  • Exhibit knowledge of standards-based curriculum
  • Integrate technology in classroom instruction
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skill

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of successful K-12 classroom teaching experience

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Instructional Management

  1. Create a literacy environment conducive to effective instruction.
  2. Facilitate instruction based on current reading/study/thinking research throughout the total instructional program.
  3. Demonstrate (model) reading/learning strategies in classrooms.
  4. Evaluate literacy needs within various subject areas and collaborate with teachers and administrators to interpret, use assessment data to improve instruction, and problem solve.
  5. Use assessment data to assist administrators with placement of students in appropriate instructional or intervention programs.
  6. Lead faculty in the selection and use of a range of assessment tools as a means to make sound decisions about student literacy needs as related to the curriculum and to instruction.
  7. Conduct regular meetings with classroom teachers to examine student work and monitor progress in order to support teacher reflection and action.
  8. Assist classroom teachers with analysis of formal and informal assessment data on their students to determine student response to instruction.
  9. Provide, upon request, individual diagnostic testing.
  10. Assist the school's curriculum personnel in planning for and implementing the accountability goals associated with the School Improvement Plan.
  11. Work with the school’s Leadership Team, Lead Literacy Team, and other constituent groups to determine the school’s strengths and needs for improvement in the area of literacy in order to improve students’ reading, writing, and communication skills and content area achievement.
  12. Assist teachers with planning, sequencing, and scaffolding of instruction.
  13. Participate in team reviews concerning academic progress of at-risk students who are not responding to interventions.
  14. Work with feeder pattern staff to assure articulation from elementary to middle and from middle to high school.
  15. Attend scheduled meetings and parent conferences.
  16. Assist the school's curriculum personnel in providing services to special populations.

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Provide in-service training and follow-up coaching to assist classroom teachers in the use of reading/learning strategies in their classrooms.
  2. Work with teachers individually, in collaborative teams, and/or with departments, providing practical support on a full range of reading, writing, and communication strategies.
  3. Observe and provide feedback to teachers on instruction related to literacy development and content area knowledge.
  4. Participate in district-level in-service meetings and assisting in the coordination of district level in-service offerings.
  5. Continue professional growth and strengthen professional teaching knowledge, skills, and strategies through an ongoing program of workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work.
  6. Maintain a collection of professional and reading/learning materials related to reading and which reflect current research.
  7. Provide staff development for teachers, volunteers, parents, paraprofessionals, administrators, and other appropriate personnel as needed.
  8. Coordinate school-based weekly professional development in reading aligned with the K-12 Research-based Reading Plan and the District Master In-service Plan.

Professional Responsibilities

  1. Encourage literacy and life-long learning.
  2. Maintain and promptly submit accurate, complete, and correct records and reports as required by law, by grant regulations, by district policy, and by administrative directives.
  3. Facilitate or serve as a member on school literacy groups and committees.
  4. Establish rapport with faculty and staff.
  5. Work to promote productive relationships with and among school staff.
  6. Attend and participate in all required meetings.
  7. Uphold school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policies.
  8. Take all reasonable and necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, and facilities.

Public Relations

  1. Interpret the school's reading/learning program for staff, parents, and members of the community.
  2. Serve as part of a countywide committee in developing activities and programs to disseminate information.
  3. Publicize the school's reading/learning program.

Other

  1. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  2. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  3. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees, as requested.
  4. Conduct oneself in a professional, ethical,and responsible manner in accordance with generally accepted community standards.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the principal on all campus curriculum developments.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands

  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); ability to instruct

Physical Demands

  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment
  • Reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, repetitive hand motions

Environmental Demands

  • Normal office environment
  • Exposure to childhood communicable diseases; good general health and stamina needed
  • Frequent districtwide and occasional statewide travel
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours
  • Working conditions may vary pursuant to Americans with Disabilities Act

The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.This job description is not anemployment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description atany time without notice.

 

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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