Posting Number PG191015EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Instructional Coach
Anticipated Hiring Range $62,000 - $65,000 (Commensurate with experience)
Work Schedule 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday with
occasional evening or weekend hours
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department College of Education
About the Department
The NC State College of Education leads the way in North Carolina in preparing
professionals, conducting research, and engaging communities to improve
educational outcomes for all learners across the state and beyond. With two-
thirds of its faculty grant active and over 120 funded research projects
totaling over $90-plus million, the college ranks No. 1 in education research
productivity in North Carolina and among the Top 5% of colleges of education
in the nation. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the faculty had half of their
proposals funded and brought in over $30 million in new funded research. They
address society's most pressing educational challenges and convert their
research to action and innovative solutions that transform teaching and
learning environments across the lifespan, with particular strengths in
improving technology-enhanced learning and teaching in STEM education and
literacy; anti-racism education, increasing diversity, equity and access in
education; and innovating leadership development.
The entire college is engaged in a transformative process to become an anti-
racist organization. It is composed of three academic departments: Educational
Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering,
and Mathematics Education; and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, with
approximately 130 faculty members and 90 support and professional staff. The
college's 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students study across 50-plus
degree programs that deliver highly-engaged and personalized academic
experiences that prepare them to lead in the field of education. The college
is also home to the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the
proposed Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.
The North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) is a comprehensive,
university-based induction program. The goal of NC NTSP is to support student
achievement by increasing teacher retention and supporting growth in teacher
effectiveness. In pursuit of this goal, we provide three core services:
individual instructional coaching; workshop style or small group professional
development sessions, and a conference-style professional development
Essential Job Duties
The NC NTSP is seeking Instructional Coaches who will serve new teachers in a
number of schools and districts in the central and northeastern regions of
North Carolina. The instructional coach will guide and support teacher
professional learning and growth through intentional, face-to-face, virtual,
or hybrid coaching interactions.
Essential duties include:
Observe classroom practice and gather data
Assess strengths/weaknesses and use observation/data to individualize
Engage new teachers in reflective practice; i.e. use data to reflect on
Have crucial conversations with teachers about maintaining high
expectations for students
Provide a variety of resources to help teachers improve their practice and
student achievement (modeling, co-teaching, providing human/other
Collaborate with new teachers on addressing school-based challenges;
advocate for or encourage self-advocacy
Build/support positive culture within network of teachers in their region
Implement structures to facilitate networking among new teachers
Develop knowledge of regional and Local Education Agency (LEA) resources
along with the University School Partnerships
Collaborate with school and LEA personnel as needed (school based
mentors, administrators and district leaders)
Design and facilitate large and small group professional development
Connect with other coaches; participate in professional development to
Maintain accurate records of coaching service
Perform other duties as assigned
We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the
United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Master's Degree or higher
Current North Carolina State teaching license
Minimum of 5 years experience teaching
Strong record of teacher leadership (mentor, instructional coach,
professional learning facilitator)
Other Required Qualifications
Maintain a stance of empathy, acceptance and growth mindset
Ability to work independently with strong organization and time management
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders
Ability to use authentic, reflective listening
Ability to employ technology and digital learning tools
Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with teachers, district
personnel and colleagues
Ability to engage respectfully with diverse stakeholders
Ability to collect and analyze data to serve as the basis for appropriate
Ability to model research-based best instructional practices
Ability to plan professional learning opportunities with adult learning
Ability to engage as a reflective practitioner (self and teachers)
Record of successful experience with diverse students in low-performing
Experience with North Carolina curricula at a variety of grade levels and
Background or experience in Special Education
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Current North Carolina teaching license required.
Licenses must be maintained as a condition of employment.
A valid North Carolina driver's license or appropriate transportation to
ensure that you may perform all requirements of the position is required.
Valid NC Driver's License required Yes
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 06/14/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, resume/vitae, and the contact information for
three (3) professional references.
Applicants may also submit up to three (3) optional letters of
Position Number 00108586
Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 FTE
Appointment 12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 130101 - College Of Education
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree
is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to
have their degree equivalency verified at www. wes.org or equivalent service.
Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet
qualifications and receive credit.
NC State University 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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
How did you learn of this opportunity?
NCSU Executive Search Services
Other Online Job Board
Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
Job / Career Fair
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
NCSU Employee Referral
Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a Master's degree or higher in an area related to the position's assigned specialized responsibility?
Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a North Carolina State teaching license?
No, I do not have (nor will I have by date of hire) a North Carolina teaching license
Yes, I will have (or will have by date of hire) a North Carolina teaching license
Please select the response below that best describes your experience working in education:
No experience working in education
Less than five years experience working in education
Five years experience working in education
More than five years experience working in education
Please describe your experience in teacher leadership roles.
(Open Ended Question)
Please describe any record of successful experiences you may have with diverse students in low-performing schools.
(Open Ended Question)
Please indicate any background or experience in Special Education.
(Open Ended Question)
Application Materials Required
Contact Information for References
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3