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Literacy Coach

Region 14 Education Service Center | Abilene, TX

Posted Date 2/06/2019
Description

Goal:  

  • Region 14 ESC seeks to hire a highly-qualified Literacy Coach to work with a cohort of 60 reading teachers to improve reading scores and skills in the district.

Qualifications:

  • Texas Teachers Certificate 
  • Professional Reading Specialist Certificate (or equivalent) preferred
  • 5 years teaching experience including litercy instruction preferred
  • Experience and understanding of effective literacy preferred
  • Experience and understanding of delivering professional development preferred
  • Knowledge and skills appropriate for meeting program/student needs
  • Effective oral and written communication for the educational community

Performance Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Attend and lead professional development and support the 60-teacher cohort
  • Observe and offer feedback to each teacher three times per semester for a total of six times per year or nine total hours
  • Engage in three ongoing coaching trainings and provide instructional coaching in cohort member classrooms from June 2019-May 2020
  • Provide technical assistance and logistical support to the cohort, district, and TEA
  • Manage operational logistics including scheduling three, two-day professional development sessions in October, January, and March
  • Help to ensure cohort participants have all necessary information and materials to attend summer professional development
  • Maintain greater than 90% retention of teachers throughout the course of the year 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary -Dependent upon years of educational experience.
  • Teacher Retirement System Benefits

Position Details:

  • 209 Day Contract, Paygrade 2
  • Reemployment or termination contingent upon funding and/or evaluation of duties

Application Process:

All interested applicants must submit the following items:

  1. Professional resume with references
  2. Complete ESC 14 Online Application
  3. Please send these files in a seperate email to ccarson@esc14.net
    1. Pre-Employment Affidavit Form         - Download
    2. Criminal History Record Inquiry Form - Download  
Department
ESC Center for Curriculum Integration and Support
Job Category
Professional

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