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PK-3 Instructional Literacy CoachJobID: 1456

  Sinclair Elementary

Date Available:
  2022-2023 School Year

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Job Announcement - August 23, 2022
PK-3 Instructional Literacy Coach

The position for a PK-3 Instructional Literacy Coach will be available at East Central ISD for the 2022-2023 school year. All individuals (district employees included) who are interested in this position must apply online through Frontline via the district website. The deadline for submitting an application is 4:00 pm., September 02, 2022, or until the position is filled.  

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Instructional Coach will provide instructional support and coaching to teachers as they work to ensure that each student is able to reach his or her academic potential. The Instructional Coach’s primary role is to work with teachers to support best practices in using data, provide analysis of school-wide trends in instruction, and make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need. Specifically, they will focus on early literacy to increase teacher knowledge and implementation of evidence-based practices to positively impact student literacy achievement. 

  1. Work collaboratively with classroom teachers to establish realistic and measurable objectives related to both the teacher’s individual professional development and student learning. 
  2. Support the continuous professional growth and improvement of teacher instructional skills through coaching and collaborative problem-solving. 
  3. Attend and support the implementation of Texas Reading Academies in classrooms.
  4. Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and coaching to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement and innovation. Demonstrate teaching strategies with students in the classroom.
  5. Plan and provide appropriate staff development for teachers, administrators, and staff.
  6. Work with teachers to analyze and interpret student data and use findings to develop and apply instructional strategies.
  7. Develop curriculum support materials as needed.
  8. Disseminate information regarding current research and significant developments on the state and national levels in the area assigned.
  9. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  10. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  11. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.
Note: Not all applicants will be interviewed. Each applicant’s resume, application, and other available information will be considered in the screening process.  Only those persons currently meeting all of the requirements will be screened.
Master’s degree from an accredited university preferred
Valid Texas teaching certificate - EC-6 Generalist 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of curriculum design and implementation
Knowledge and experience in early literacy
Ability to interpret data and evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
Ability to develop and deliver training to adult learners
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Teaching experience in early literacy subject 

EQUIPMENT USED: Standard office equipment including personal computers and peripherals. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting. Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding, and use of a mouse; occasional reaching. Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds). Frequent district-wide travel; occasional statewide travel. 

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: 2022-2023 School Year
SALARY: Based on 2022-2023 Classroom Teacher Salary Schedule (Early Childhood Allotment)