Instructional Coach

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Instructional Coach

Posted date
May 10, 2020

Washington, DC

Employment Type

Are you interested in working with an organization that is transforming the way America cares for and educates its children?

The Children’s Guild DC Public Charter School is seeking an experienced Instructional Coach who will serve as a critical lever in improving the academic achievement of students, especially those with specific academic needs. The successful Instructional Coach is both an engaged teacher and an active, lifelong learner who models continuous improvement while going above and beyond to ensure student success.

The Instructional Coach works in coordination with the Principal, and Assistant Principal as an instructional support/mentor. He/she coaches teachers in the implementation of the approved curriculum by the school consistent with the charter agreement. The Instructional Coach directly coaches faculty in the development of differentiated instructional planning and techniques to modify instruction to best meet the needs of all learners. The Instructional Coach supports educators in the accurate interpretation of current assessment data and scores that measure growth in student achievement. Participation and provision of staff development training is ongoing and in collaboration with the school Principal.

​​​​​​​About Us:

The Children's Guild Alliance is a nonprofit organization serving children, families, and child-serving organizations. We are dedicated to transforming how America educates and cares for its children through education, behavioral health, national training, and consultation services. Affiliates of The Children's Guild Alliance include The Children's Guild, Monarch Academy public charter and contract schools, Monarch Preschool College Park, TranZed Academy for Working Students, TranZed Apprenticeships, The Children's Guild DC Public Charter School, Transformation Education Institute, and The National Children's Guild Fund. We are among the most experienced child-serving organizations in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region and are currently expanding in national and international programs. Each year, the agency's continuum of care and hundreds of professional staff help thousands of youth and young adults and their families achieve excel and succeed. We operate public charter and contract schools; special education schools; preschool; apprenticeships, and pre-career programs; therapeutic group homes; treatment foster care; and behavior health services. We invite you to be part of our innovative team!

Bachelor's degree in Education, Masters preferred with special education certification
DC teaching certification preferred

Minimum of five (5) years classroom teaching experience preferably serving students with emotional disabilities, autism and/or mental retardation
Supervisory experience training and developing staff
Skilled in curriculum development and accommodations for special education students
Understanding of the Common Core Standards and approved Charter School Model
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Highly analytical with ability to interpret data and assessments
MS Office Suite, e-learning experience helpful