HSTS-K12Instr Coach_jobdescription-final 11-23-15 - Haliwa

Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe
Job Description
Job Title: K-12 Instructional Coach
Salary: $35,000-$42,000- Full-time, 11 months
Location: Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School, Hollister, NC
Supervisor(s): Project Director for the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative and the
Principal of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School
General Description: As part of the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative grant,
the Instructional Coach will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support
student learning and teacher practice and understanding about research-base effective
instruction in literacy and math. In order to meet this purpose, the Instructional Coach
will provide personalized, 1:1 support based on goals and identified needs of individual
teachers, classrooms and the school. Primary responsibility is a curriculum and
instruction trainer, coach and support for teachers through onsite professional
development and Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills: Bachelor’s degree required and advanced
degree preferred. Five years’ experience in classroom setting and experience in teacher
development and coaching. Knowledge of NC Essential Standards and Common Core
Standards, and NC Professional Teaching Standards, and best practices in curriculum,
instruction, assessments and technology. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to
design and deliver quality professional development for teachers.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with teachers to ensure understanding and alignment of instructional
strategies & assessments to the North Carolina Essential Standards and Common
Work in partnership with the Indian Education Instructional Coach to enhance the
cultural responsiveness of the school, classrooms and programs. Including the
design of a Haliwa-Saponi cultural and character education curriculum (K-12).
Provide teachers with professional learning on the use of student data including
identifying trends and gaps in student mastery of content and how to develop
targeted plans to address identified trends.
Provide teachers professional learning opportunities to equip each teacher with
the ability to use formal and informal student data to refine instructional
Support educators with analyzing student performance, examining students’
educational plans and needs, and assess students’ college- and career-readiness.
Assist teachers in understanding their teaching style and their student learning
styles to make the critical shift to facilitator of student learning.
Work with teachers to develop their individual learning plans.
Provide and model differentiation strategies
Continually research and share effective instructional strategies according to
teacher and student needs
Coach/co-facilitate collaborative teams/PLCs
Recognize key elements of Continuous Classroom Improvement to help teachers
make connections between their current practice and the innovative and creative
ways plan, do, study, act (PDSA) can impact learning in a classroom.
Design and facilitate professional development and institutes associated with the
grant, as needed
Attend and participate in school leadership team meetings
Participate in peer training and other grant activities with partners (may require
Act in a professional and ethical manner and adhere at all times
Any other activities, assigned to carry out the grant
Preference: the Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. American
Indian preference will be given as applicable in accordance with U.S.C. Section 45, U.S.
Supreme Court, (6/17/74).
Application Deadline: December 18, 2015
Submit Resume to: Archie Lynch, Tribal Administrator, Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe,
PO Box 99, Hollister, NC 27844