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Literacy Instructional Coach

School District of Beloit
United States, Wisconsin, Beloit
1500 4th Street (Show on map)
June 12, 2024

The School District of Beloit is seeking a Literacy Instructional Coach for Converse Elementary School. The Literacy Instructional Coach serves as part of the building Leadership Team and is responsible for bringing evidence-based foundational literacy skills, instructional and coaching practices into the classroom by working with and supporting teachers and administration to support the goals of increasing student engagement, improving student achievement, and building teacher capacity. This is a full time that is a 200 day contract. WI DPI license #5017 is required. Candidate should be passionate about preparing elementary school age students to be successful in the future. Candidate will join a strong, dynamic team of dedicated professional educators focused on continuous improvement. Minority and bilingual speaking candidates are encouraged to apply. Salary offers are based on experience/education.

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Duties and Responsibilities
1. Supports and provides teachers with instructional strategies that include: in-class, studentcentered coaching; observing; modeling instructional strategies; and guiding teachers in the analysis of student work. Guides teachers' on writing strategic lesson plans based on students' needs that supports data analysis, the integration of technology, as well as encourages collaboration and co-planning with teachers. Promotes digital literacy through instructional strategies.
2. Serves as an instructional leader of the building ensuring the adherence to rigorous and relevant academic standards across content areas, assists with the development and facilitation of school improvement plan and monitors.
3. Assists the instructional leadership team and instructional staff in designing and delivering culturally responsive professional development learning opportunities for teachers. Provides staff with evidence-based strategies and best practices to meet and improve student equity and achievement.
4. Monitors and analyzes students' summative, interim, and formative achievement data to assist individual teachers and PLC's. Recommends and manages data-based teaching strategies and data-based student interventions to the building MLSS Data Team.
5. Models the use of technology as an enhancement to student and staff learning.
6. Assists in collaborative development and district-wide diagnostic and benchmark assessments.
7. Establish and maintain confidential relationships with teachers.
8. Collaborates with Instructional Coaches and Building Leadership Team.
9. Identifies and provides reading intervention(s) as needed.
10. Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the department.

Qualifications Required Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in education
  • Reading Specialist License 5017

Preferred Qualification
  • 3-5 years teaching experience, with a demonstrated record of impacting student achievement.

Working Conditions
Uses keyboard, mouse, or other alternative input device. Converses and is understood verbally and in written form. Works in a stationary position for up to four hours at a time. Organizes and prioritizes own work as well as the work of others, often multitasking. Frequently works long and irregular hours. Regularly operates a motor vehicle to attend meetings in various locations. Makes presentations, both formal and informal. Responsible for decisions that have a significant business impact to the School District of Beloit.

We invite you to explore the career opportunities at the School District of Beloit. We are a diverse and dynamic District with more than 5,600 students. Our mission, values, and goals support the academic success of our students. Our dedicated and talented teachers, administration, and staff reinforce and encourage high academic expectations, quality instructional practices, viable curriculum, student engagement, and an emphasis on 21st Century Learning that highlights critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

At the School District of Beloit, we are committed and strengthened by our Diversity (honoring our human differences); Equity (removing barriers and providing support for individuals to achieve their greatest potential); and Inclusion (ensuring each and every one belongs).

Our District includes an early childhood program; six elementary schools, 4K through third grade; four intermediate schools, fourth through eighth grade; one traditional high school with an Academy Model; and one alternative high school.

Located in southern Wisconsin and bordering northern Illinois, Beloit's best assets include a beautiful riverfront; charming downtown full of shops, hotels and restaurants; the internationally renowned Beloit College; the Beloit International Film Festival; miles of hiking and bike trails; interesting museums; and, of course, the School District of Beloit. This town of 37,000 is also the headquarters for several national and international companies including Hendricks Commercial Properties, ABC Supply, Kerry Americas, Rakuten, and PlayMonster.

The School District of Beloit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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