IB Coordinator/Instructional Facilitator
IB Coordinator: Coordinates the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for
assigned Middle School. Provides for the instruction of students by developing, selecting, and improving
instructional plans and materials to meet the goals of the instructional program. The School Based MYP
Coordinator for middle school is a full-time, non-teaching position.
Job Duties and Responsibilities (These examples are illustrative and not all-inclusive):
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Coordinates the Middle Years Programme for assigned school.
Supports the implementation of the IB continuum and the IB PYP, MYP, and DP Coordinators.
Communicates with school administrators, the district IB office, partner schools and other
offices as needed.
Adheres to all IB regulations and procedures. Knowledge of all regulations for the IB MYP
assessments.
Assists assigned school, and district IB programme, through the monitoring of assessment
process from registration, submission of materials, and professional development.
Facilitates meetings and professional development for all teachers in the program, models
effective instructional strategies in and out of the classroom, and promotes a collaborative
culture.
Facilitates the collaborative planning process and monitors that such planning is taking place;
informs administration and IB office if departments are not in compliance.
Enables teachers to plan units of instruction, create final assessments and rubrics, and reflect on
the units with students and colleagues.
Assists teachers find interdisciplinary curricular connections and encourages teacher
collaboration in writing interdisciplinary MYP units
Promotes enrichment/extension activities that support international mindedness and service to
others
Supports the Personal Project by making faculty, administration, parents and students aware of
its importance and the skills necessary to complete a PP, beginning with Year 1 students
Recruits new students to the program and is responsible for managing and assisting in the
student application process for the school.
Monitors student achievement for students in the program, facilitates support services where
appropriate, and serves as a mentor for students and conferences with parents.
Gathers data and maintains accurate records including completed units with supporting
materials and samples and work portfolios for students in the program.
Provides leadership to the MYP team in the school and disseminates pertinent MYP information
to colleagues in the program.
Coordinates with the IB Office to provide additional staff development and makes practical
arrangements for IB Americas recognized training for teachers and administrators.
Serves on various school and IB district committees, attends IB regional meetings and trainings.
Stays current with trends, research, and methodology in instructional techniques, technology,
multicultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections.
Plans and facilitates events, student, parent, and community meetings and information sessions
that promotes awareness of the IB program during and outside the instructional day.
Provides leadership to the MYP team in the school and keeps faculty and administration
informed on IB matters related to MYP and on all new/revised MYP publications
Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructional Facilitator: Primary responsibility is as trainer, coach, and support for teachers through onsite professional development using Professional Learning Communities (PLC) model.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
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Middle School experience with Common Core Standards
Strong literacy knowledge and skills
Experience and knowledge of the Rtl process
Work with teachers to ensure alignment of essential curriculum and instructional strategies to
the Common Core Standards
Provide coaching and support to empower teachers as leaders
Co-teach and model lessons in classrooms
Provide and model differentiation strategies
Work with individual/small groups of students to close gaps
Support Beginning Teachers and their Mentors through monthly professional development and
ongoing coaching and classroom support
Continually research and share effective instructional strategies according to teacher and
student needs
Coach/co-facilitate collaborative teams/PLCs as they use formative assessments and data to
drive instructional planning
Coach/support use of formative assessments
Assist with data analysis to drive instructional planning
Coach and support the work of SIT and goal teams
Coach and support teachers as they help students to take ownership of their own learning
Recognize key elements of Continuous Classroom Improvement to help teachers make
connections between their current practice and the innovative and creative ways PDSA can
impact learning in a classroom.
Continuously learn as a part of the COMPASS collaborative team/PLC
Facilitate professional development for the district and on early release days or for other school
initiatives as needed
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
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Hold or eligible for professional certificate as issued by the North Carolina State Department of
Education appropriate to area of assignment.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, advanced degree preferred.
At least 5 years’ experience with the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme
highly desirable.
At least 5 years’ successful classroom teaching experience, preferably in an IB designated school.
Knowledge of school organization, goals, and objectives with special emphasis on teaching
techniques and successful strategies.
Ability to lead a team and build a collaborative culture.
Knowledge of materials and current trends/research in field of specialization.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Ability to effectively communicate with diverse communities and effectively work with diverse
populations.
Demonstrated proficiency with business technology applications (e.g. Microsoft Office SuiteWord, Excel, Outlook, and/or PowerPoint preferred)
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