Instructional Coach-NC New Teacher Support Program

East Carolina University

United States

September 29, 2021

Description

Posting Details Job Title Instructional Coach-NC New Teacher Support Program

Position Number 001960 Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH College of Education Department Homepage https: // www. ecu.edu/cs-educ/ Advertising Department COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Division Academic Affairs Classification Title Instructional Consultant Working Title Instructional Coach Number of Vacancies 1 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Full Time or Part Time Full Time Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications Position Location (City) Greenville Position Type Non-Faculty Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research Organizational Unit Overview

The College of Education consists of six departments: Educational Leadership; Elementary and Middle Grades Education; Interdisciplinary Professions; Literacy Studies, English and History Education; Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education; Special Education, Foundations, and Research; and the Office of Educator Preparation. The NC New Teacher Support Program is a state based program house within the College of Education.

Job Duties

The NC New Teacher Support Program is seeking an Instructional Coach to manage and develop new teachers to envision and achieve results that ensure the short and long term success of their students. The NC New Teacher Support Instructional Coach will manage a cohort of teachers to establish ambitious and inspiring vision and goals, plan purposefully, and engage in data-based problem solving to increase student achievement.

The Instructional Coach will also play an integral role in developing the broader support program, working closely with NC NTSP staff, school and district leadership, UNC system Schools of Education, and others to ensure that the web of support is effective for new teachers.

This is a Twelve-month, full-time, stated-definite term, non-faculty position in the newly funded UNC-GA New Teacher Mentoring Project out of the College of Education at East Carolina University available immediately.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: observe classroom practice and gather data; quickly assess strengths/weaknesses and use observation/data gathering to tailor support to teachers; assist new teachers in gathering and analyzing data (quantitative and qualitative) to reflect on students' performance and their practice; design and facilitate large and small group professional development sessions (face to face and online); provide a variety of solutions to help teachers improve their practice and therefore student achievement (modeling, co-teaching, providing human/other resources, etc.); serve as a thought-partner to new teachers on addressing school-based challenges; possibly connecting with mentor/administration; build positive culture within network of teachers in their region; develop knowledge of regional and LEA resources along with the University School Partnerships (USTEP); implement structures to facilitate networking among new teachers; collaborate with LEA personnel; connect with other coaches; and participate in professional development for coaches to improve practice. The Instructional Coach must be willing to travel weekly and to work some weekends and evenings.

Contingent upon availability of funding.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree and two years of teaching experience leading diverse groups of students to achieve ambitious outcomes; current NC teaching license; proven record of measurable results as a classroom teacher in a low-performing school; record of leading adult professional development (e.g. as a workshop facilitator, mentor teacher, etc.).

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

NC Teaching License.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Master's degree preferred. The candidate is able to collaborate in a professional environment; collect and analyze data as well as implement related strategies; model research-based best practices; identify practical, research-based resources (electronic, paper-based, human) to assist teachers in meeting their goals; have crucial conversations with teachers about maintaining high expectations for students; question in a way that promotes reflective practice; and understand and work with diverse populations.

Strong oral and written communication, organization, time management, and advanced technology skills; has knowledge of NCSCOS, Common Core and Essential Standards; has knowledge of new North Carolina Induction Program and Mentor Standards; has knowledge of pedagogy and adult learning theory; evidence of strong technology use; and effective communication skills to interact with a variety of stakeholders.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates must submit a: (1) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (2) cv/resume, (3) list of three references, including contact information and (4) a copy of North Carolina educator's license online at www. jobs.ecu.edu. Finally, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Chris Rivera, Search Chair, Department of Special Education, Foundations and Research Speight 134, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Official transcripts required prior to written contract offer.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 09/15/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date. Initial Screening Begins 09/29/2021 Rank Level Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/44615 AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday- Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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