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Essential Duties and Responsibilities of an Academic Coach:
Develop curriculum, instructional materials, and assessments.
Model lessons in classrooms as needed.
Support the instructional development of all teachers in understanding the NM Common Core State Standards and varied assessments, the Framework for Teaching, and data analysis.
Provide direction and coordination for how the curriculum is taught consistent with District initiatives and recognized best instructional practices.
Create an articulated schedule with building administration.
Assist teachers in understanding CCSD mission and core values.
Provide technical support to collaborative teams within buildings.
Assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, information, etc. to support classroom instruction and planning, including new resources.
Support teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels.
Assist teachers with planning and pacing of lessons, the development of differentiated lessons, and the selection of best practices to meet the needs of their students.
Support teachers by helping with the multiple instructional strategies/processes during planning times.
Informally observe (non-evaluative) lessons and provide feedback for a teacher’s professional growth and students’ success.
Develop staff members’ knowledge and skills through a variety of professional development targeted topics and designs.
Develop coaching plans for teachers to ensure student improvement.
Assist in devising and implementing a district-wide assessment system to chart student achievement.
Support teachers in providing intensive ELL strategies, at all levels of proficiency, to meet the instructional needs of identified students, as required by State and Federal mandates.
Attend all District professional development trainings related to the position of Instructional Coach.
Remain current best instructional practices by attending professional conferences, events, workshops, webinar's, and educational book studies as required.
Align work time to goals and objectives of the district school improvement plan.
Comply with all Board of Education policies, administrative regulations, Public Education Department guidelines, and local, state and federal laws.
Perform additional job responsibilities as assigned.
ELLevation Strategy of the Month
Lesson Plan Template with Functions
Kassy Lopez, Ph.D., Instructional Coordinator
(505) 368-4984 ext. 20177 |
Judy Geisinger, Instructional Coach
(505) 368-4984 ext. 20178 |
Jennifer Martinez, Instructional Coach
(505) 368-4984 ext. 20175 |
Bobby Sutherland, Instructional Coach
(505) 368-4984 ext. 20179 |
Dr. Sam Eckhart, Instructional Coach
(505) 368-4984 |
Central Consolidated School District
Dr. Dave Goldtooth, Interim Superintendent
P.O. Box 1199, Highway 64, Old High School Road
Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
Main line: (505) 368-4984
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