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Teaching and Learning Coach (1.0 FTE) High School - Teacher onSpecial Assignment - Kasson-Mantorvil

Posted on 2019-05-15 8:55:06 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fkomets%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D771&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C688d1cd40ed84f96a3b708d6d93cee36%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=xG6Dcbwfks2SnX8Xqn%2BmV7tGiNIsTo1YhxGS3d4HYwY%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: August 2019 Date Closing: 05/20/2019 Kasson-Mantorville High School is seeking to hire a 1.0 FTE Teacher On Special Assignment -- Teaching and Learning Coach for the 2019-20 school year. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated ability to build relationships with students, staff and parents, has a keen understanding of effective high school instruction, and possesses strong communication and leadership skills. This position reports directly to the Director of Teaching and Learning and the HS principal and works mainly in the instructional coaching capacity. The ability to assist the HS principal in establishing, maintaining and proactively promoting a safe and positive school climate will also be an expectation for this person. If, after reviewing the job description, candidates have any questions about the position, please contact HS principal Trent Langemo at 507-634-2961 or t.langemo@komets.k12.mn.us<mailto:t.langemo@komets.k12.mn.us> The Kasson-Mantorville School District is located between the cities of Kasson and Mantorville. Kasson is the home of a vibrant downtown district and Mantorville is known for its historic presence in SE Minnesota. The communities are fifteen minutes from downtown Rochester, home of the Mayo Clinic and IBM and approximately one hour south of the Twin Cities. Kasson-Mantorville is a growing school district of 2,100 students, with numerous co-curricular and extracurricular programs and club opportunities. Aplications accepted until May 20. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. MN valid teacher license certification 2. Requires a Master&#8217;s Degree in Education and five (5) years of successful teaching experience. Proven record of improving student achievement and administrative license preferred. JOB GOAL: This position requires the ability to serve as a key resource to Pre-K-12 teachers and staff. The TLC will apply knowledge of current instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles affecting the instruction of grade level or course level curriculums. The position requires a strong understanding of technology integration to improve student learning. The TLC must understand how to analyze data and use results for instructional improvement. The TLC will demonstrate leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with new and experienced teachers and administrators. The TLC will also assist the HS Principal as needed in situations where student support is needed, including some support with student attendance, behavior, and conflict resolution. The TLC may also assist the principal in special projects and initiatives. CONTRACT DAYS: TLC may be requested to work five extra days outside of the established calendar approved by May 1st of the previous year by the school board. The days worked outside of the 187-day school calendar are to be pre-approved by the Superintendent and mutually agreed upon by the TLCs. Days will be adjusted during the regular school year for days worked outside of the calendar. Any agreed upon hours above the five extra days will be compensated by the language of Schedule C, Extended Employment. TLC should collaborate with the Director of Teaching and Learning and the HS Principal on determining these adjusted days during the school year. TLC will be granted a full day of compensation without taking personal time for the agreed upon days outside of the contract. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. The TLC will support instruction in all areas and facilitate the growth of instructional practices that align with district and state curriculum and standards. 1. The TLC will collaborate with the Technology Integrationist and will facilitate technology integration to improve instructional practices and student learning. 1. The TLC will cultivate leadership in others and build capacity throughout the school district. The overwhelming majority of their time will be spent on planning, executing and reflecting on professional development of individual teachers and the building principals. District-wide instructional initiatives may also be developed to meet instructional goals for the district. 1. The TLC is primarily responsible for modeling, coaching, and mentoring principals, teachers and paraprofessionals. TLCs will utilize an instructional framework to observe and analyze teaching practices, use data to engage staff in assessment and improvement of teacher instruction, and use classroom observation data to determine next steps in teacher growth in the classroom. (NON-EVALUATIVE) 1. The TLC will model and promote a &#8220;no excuses&#8221; mindset and provide the support each child needs regardless of their background or circumstance. 1. The TLC will be expected to obtain and nurture a significant professional learning network for their own staff development and make those social networks available and relevant to the teachers and principals in the district. 1. The TLC will work collaboratively with teachers and administrators to focus on reflective dialogue that drives instructional decisions and improves student achievement. 1. The TLC will provide Instructional Training to Building Principals and the Community Education Director and assist in the overall management of Human Capital in the School District. 1. The TLC will collaborate directly with building principals on the evaluation process within each building to strategically assist in teacher development. The expectation of the TLC will be to establish and implement a personalized instructional goals/action plan, conduct individual meetings and classroom visits with teachers a minimum of three (3) times a year. TLCs will be expected to support teachers to ensure a successful instructional action plan is implemented. 1. The TLC will provide classroom instruction or will team-teach with colleagues to demonstrate and share model lessons throughout the district, not just in a designated building. 1. The TLC will conduct classroom observations to analyze instruction and mentor staff to ensure improvement in instruction practices and student achievement. (coaching) 1. The TLC will provide leadership in assessment to ensure classroom assessments are aligned with standards, curriculum, and instructional priorities. 1. The TLC will assist with analyzing and interpreting data for promoting instructional improvement, improving student learning, and assisting in individualized or district-wide staff development. 1. The TLC will provide student progress reports to staff, building principals, and the Director of Teaching and Learning. 1. The TLC will participate in regular professional development to improve knowledge and skills in instructional coaching, effective instructional strategies, and effective technology integration. 1. The TLC will identify instructional best practices throughout the district and adapt/revise their framework to infuse these best practices amongst the staff. 1. The TLC will assist building principals in providing leadership for the Professional Learning Community facilitators and support the work that is done in PLC&#8217;s in the building and throughout the district. 1. The TLC will serve as a member of the Building Leadership Team, Problem Solving Team, the Staff Development Committee, and the Student Support Teams. 1. The TLC will assist the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in maintaining accurate and complete records on all student progress in grade levels and individual classrooms. 1. The TLC will assist the Director of Teaching and Learning with ADSIS application process in addition to maintaining accurate and complete records on student progress in the ADSIS program. 1. The TLC may be requested to serve on hiring committees for paraprofessionals and teaching staff. 1. The TLC will be evaluated on a number of criteria, including improved student growth, engagement, teacher effectiveness, principal growth, and building the capacity of TLCs throughout the district. 1. The TLC will work with the HS principal to establish, maintain and proactively promote a safe and positive school climate. In order to achieve said school climate, the TLC will/may: * Assist the HS principal and work the the HS Attendance Secretary to monitor student attendance and hold necessary student meetings, including deliver appropriate consequences and make parent phone contact. * Assist the HS principal in addressing student behavior needs and setting up appropriate consequences for behavioral referrals, including necessary parent communication. * Assist the HS principal and work with the HS Attendance Secretary to oversee detention and Saturday School system. * Team with the HS principal, social worker, and guidance counselor to proactively intervene with students who are struggling with attendance or behavior, including setting up parent/student/teacher meetings, creating plans and following up to ensure plans are carried out. * Lead the weekly Student Concerns Team, including overseeing follow up plans and parent communication. * Teams with HS principal, social worker, guidance counselor, and School Resource Officer to refer and follow up with/support students with chemical health issues. * Teams with HS principal, social worker, guidance counselor, and School Resource Officer to intervene and plan for student conflict resolution. * Assist the HS principal in promoting positive, active supervision of student behavior before and after school, and in the Commons during lunch. 1. The TLC will be held accountable to the School District&#8217;s &#8220;Commitment to Excellence.&#8221; This includes setting and communicating high expectations for instructional improvements, motivating staff to improve their instruction, and enhancing a positive school climate for learning. 1. The TLC will assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, and board policy. 1. The TLC is responsible to be knowledgeable about all district policies. 1. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management. 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Date of Availability: August 2019
Date Closing: 05/20/2019

 

Kasson-Mantorville High School is seeking to hire a 1.0 FTE Teacher On Special Assignment -- Teaching and Learning Coach for the 2019-20 school year.  The ideal candidate has a demonstrated ability to build relationships with students, staff and parents, has a keen understanding of effective high school instruction, and possesses strong communication and leadership skills.  This position reports directly to the Director of Teaching and Learning and the HS principal and works mainly in the instructional coaching capacity.  The ability to assist the HS principal in establishing, maintaining and proactively promoting a safe and positive school climate will also be an expectation for this person.  If, after reviewing the job description, candidates have any questions about the position, please contact HS principal Trent Langemo at 507-634-2961 or t.langemo@komets.k12.mn.us 

The Kasson-Mantorville School District is located between the cities of Kasson and Mantorville.  Kasson is the home of a vibrant downtown district and Mantorville is known for its historic presence in SE Minnesota.  The communities are fifteen minutes from downtown Rochester, home of the Mayo Clinic and IBM and approximately one hour south of the Twin Cities.

Kasson-Mantorville is a growing school district of 2,100 students, with numerous co-curricular and extracurricular programs and club opportunities. 

Aplications accepted until May 20.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. MN valid teacher license certification

2. Requires a Master’s Degree in Education and five (5) years of successful teaching experience. Proven record of improving student achievement and administrative license preferred.


JOB GOAL: This position requires the ability to serve as a key resource to Pre-K-12 teachers and staff.  The TLC will apply knowledge of current instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles affecting the instruction of grade level or course level curriculums.  The position requires a strong understanding of technology integration to improve student learning. The TLC must understand how to analyze data and use results for instructional improvement.  The TLC will demonstrate leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with new and experienced teachers and administrators. The TLC will also assist the HS Principal as needed in situations where student support is needed, including some support with student attendance, behavior, and conflict resolution.  The TLC may also assist the principal in special projects and initiatives.

 

CONTRACT DAYS: TLC may be requested to work five extra days outside of the established calendar approved by May 1st of the previous year by the school board. The days worked outside of the 187-day school calendar are to be pre-approved by the Superintendent and mutually agreed upon by the TLCs.  Days will be adjusted during the regular school year for days worked outside of the calendar. Any agreed upon hours above the five extra days will be compensated by the language of Schedule C, Extended Employment. TLC should collaborate with the Director of Teaching and Learning and the HS Principal on determining these adjusted days during the school year. TLC will be granted a full day of compensation without taking personal time for the agreed upon days outside of the contract.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 
  1. The TLC will support instruction in all areas and facilitate the growth of instructional practices that align with district and state curriculum and standards.

 
  1. The TLC will collaborate with the Technology Integrationist and will facilitate technology integration to improve instructional practices and student learning.  

 
  1. The TLC will cultivate leadership in others and build capacity throughout the school district.  The overwhelming majority of their time will be spent on planning, executing and reflecting on professional development of individual teachers and the building principals.  District-wide instructional initiatives may also be developed to meet instructional goals for the district.

 
  1. The TLC is primarily responsible for modeling, coaching, and mentoring principals, teachers and paraprofessionals. TLCs will utilize an instructional framework to observe and analyze teaching practices, use data to engage staff in assessment and improvement of teacher instruction, and use classroom observation data to determine next steps in teacher growth in the classroom.  (NON-EVALUATIVE)

 
  1. The TLC will model and promote a “no excuses” mindset and provide the support each child needs regardless of their background or circumstance.  

 
  1. The TLC will be expected to obtain and nurture a significant professional learning network for their own staff development and make those social networks available and relevant to the teachers and principals in the district.

 
  1. The TLC will work collaboratively with teachers and administrators to focus on reflective dialogue that drives instructional decisions and improves student achievement.

 
  1. The TLC will provide Instructional Training to Building Principals and the Community Education Director and assist in the overall management of Human Capital in the School District.

 
  1. The TLC will collaborate directly with building principals on the evaluation process within each building to strategically assist in teacher development.  The expectation of the TLC will be to establish and implement a personalized instructional goals/action plan, conduct individual meetings and classroom visits with teachers a minimum of three (3) times a year. TLCs will be expected to support teachers to ensure a successful instructional action plan is implemented.

 
  1. The TLC will provide classroom instruction or will team-teach with colleagues to demonstrate and share model lessons throughout the district, not just in a designated building.

 
  1. The TLC will conduct classroom observations to analyze instruction and mentor staff to ensure improvement in instruction practices and student achievement. (coaching)

 
  1. The TLC will provide leadership in assessment to ensure classroom assessments are aligned with standards, curriculum, and instructional priorities.

 
  1. The TLC will assist with analyzing and interpreting data for promoting instructional improvement, improving student learning, and assisting in individualized or district-wide staff development.

 
  1. The TLC will provide student progress reports to staff, building principals, and the Director of Teaching and Learning.

 
  1. The TLC will participate in regular professional development to improve knowledge and skills in instructional coaching, effective instructional strategies, and effective technology integration.

 
  1. The TLC will identify instructional best practices throughout the district and adapt/revise their framework to infuse these best practices amongst the staff.

 
  1. The TLC will assist building principals in providing leadership for the Professional Learning Community facilitators and support the work that is done in PLC’s in the building and throughout the district.

 
  1. The TLC will serve as a member of the Building Leadership Team, Problem Solving Team, the Staff Development Committee, and the Student Support Teams.

 
  1. The TLC will assist the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in maintaining accurate and complete records on all student progress in grade levels and individual classrooms.

 
  1. The TLC will assist the Director of Teaching and Learning with ADSIS application process in addition to maintaining accurate and complete records on student progress in the ADSIS program.

 
  1. The TLC may be requested to serve on hiring committees for paraprofessionals and teaching staff.

 
  1. The TLC will be evaluated on a number of criteria, including improved student growth, engagement, teacher effectiveness, principal growth, and building the capacity of TLCs throughout the district.

 
  1. The TLC will work with the HS principal to establish, maintain and proactively promote a safe and positive school climate.  In order to achieve said school climate, the TLC will/may:

    • Assist the HS principal and work the the HS Attendance Secretary to monitor student attendance and hold necessary student meetings, including deliver appropriate consequences and make parent phone contact.

    • Assist the HS principal in addressing student behavior needs and setting up appropriate consequences for behavioral referrals, including necessary parent communication.

    • Assist the HS principal and work with the HS Attendance Secretary to oversee detention and Saturday School system.

    • Team with the HS principal, social worker, and guidance counselor to proactively intervene with students who are struggling with attendance or behavior, including setting up parent/student/teacher meetings, creating plans and following up to ensure plans are carried out.

    • Lead the weekly Student Concerns Team, including overseeing follow up plans and parent communication.

    • Teams with HS principal, social worker, guidance counselor, and School Resource Officer to refer and follow up with/support students with chemical health issues.

    • Teams with HS principal, social worker, guidance counselor, and School Resource Officer to intervene and plan for student conflict resolution.

    • Assist the HS principal in promoting positive, active supervision of student behavior before and after school, and in the Commons during lunch.

 
  1. The TLC will be held accountable to the School District’s “Commitment to Excellence.”  This includes setting and communicating high expectations for instructional improvements, motivating staff to improve their instruction, and enhancing a positive school climate for learning.

 
  1. The TLC will assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, and board policy.

 
  1. The TLC is responsible to be knowledgeable about all district policies.

 
  1. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management.

 



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