Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Director
Date Revised
01/10/2019
Department
Teaching and Learning Development
Primary Purpose
Organize, facilitate, and conduct ongoing professional development to support the district’s comprehensive literacy plan. Collaborate with ELAR coordinators to develop a vertically aligned, research-based, and effective curriculum. Provide teacher modeling, coaching, and staff development for ELAR teachers.
Education Certification

Master’s degree in education or subject-related field preferred

Valid Texas Teacher Certification or Valid Texas elementary teacher certification

ESL Certification preferred

Reading Endorsement preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of best practice strategies

Knowledge of instructional technology

Ability to interpret data

Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

Minimum 5+ years’ experience as an elementary ELAR teacher

Curriculum development experience preferred

Coaching experience preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Work with ELAR curriculum coordinators to ensure effective implementation of Balanced Literacy strategies across the district.
  • Collaborate with staff and other district personnel to formulate, develop, promote, implement, and evaluate the Balanced Literacy initiative.
  • Consult with teachers to develop appropriate strategies for addressing the needs of students.
  • Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement.
  • Demonstrate and model research based instructional strategies.
  • Promote the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning.
  • Monitor effectiveness of instructional programs through observations, analysis of campus and district test data and use of assessment instruments.
  • Work with administrative staff to develop, coordinate, and deliver teacher professional growth activities in content and program areas.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion
Continual sitting and reaching; repetitive hand and arm motions and use of mouse
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment
Frequent districtwide travel
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress