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Preschool and ECFE Literacy Coach at Gibbon, Fairfax, Winthrop(GFW) Elementary School - Gibbon Fair

Posted on 2020-07-30 6:09:35 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fgfwschools%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D208&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cce8243cc7c6a4fd7063c08d834dd9efa%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317473754524195&sdata=IhMrVabL%2F3e7OIBMOYH%2FKLuYJtRQq4K01rfoDpSxPrY%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/19/2020 Date Closing: 08/10/2020 GFW Schools is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for a Preschool and Early Childhood Family Education literacy coach. Applicants need a current Minnesota classroom teaching licensure. Completion of a reading licensure program is preferred but not required. This position is funded for four years by the Comprehensive Literacy State Development. A literacy coach builds the capacity of Tier 1 (core) classroom teachers to close the literacy achievement gap by supporting teachers' capacity to implement best practice instruction, increasing student engagement and improving student academic achievement. This support will take place in a variety of ways: 1. Job Embedded Coaching and Professional Development. Effective literacy coaches spend 80% of their time working directly with teachers to enhance teacher practice and improve student learning through coaching on evidence-based practices. They make effective use of their time by using a multi-faceted approach to coaching to carefully determine what types of coaching can be done effectively with large groups, small groups and individual teachers. 2. Instructional Literacy Leadership. Effective literacy coaches are integral members of literacy leadership teams at the school and/or district level. Literacy coaches serve as literacy leaders within their school schools by working with administrators and other teachers to establish a school-wide literacy vision, aligning instruction to state academic standards, analyzing data and helping teachers use the data to make decisions and developing assessments. 3. Collaboration The instructional coach teams with administrators, other coaches, the Family Literacy Specialist, and classroom teachers in a collaborative, reflective relationship to enhance instrucitonal capacity and maximize student learning. On occasion, other teachers or specialists (like intervenionists) may be included in profssional learning teams, but the coach's primary role is to support classroom teachers delivering core instruction using evidence-based practices. Coaching provides seamless teacher support from the learning of new content and practices through the implementation process. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Use a variety of strategies to establish rapport and trust with coachees * Provide comprehensive literacy coaching in evidence-based practices through action planning, co-planning, observing, modeling, and co-teaching that is differentiated to meet professional learning needs and non-evaluative * Apply principles of adult learning theory when working with teachers * Provide grade level/team level professional development on evidence-based practices * Reflect on coaching practices and engage in continuous improvement to meet the diverse needs of teachers * Serve as a literacy leader on leadership team and school committees that focus on literacy and student achievement * Advocate for equity by collaborating with all stakeholders to identify the instructional practices that will help teachers meet the needs of all learners, especially underserved students * Fulfill all MDE CLSD requirements Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cce8243cc7c6a4fd7063c08d834dd9efa%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317473754534200&sdata=tYZQdQT2GTj6hfFongxM1gufK4VejKvIbwIdweIu7SY%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. The contents of this email are intended only for the recipient(s) listed above. If you are not the intended recipient, you are directed not to read, disclose, distribute or otherwise use this transmission. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the transmission. Delivery of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privileges.
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Date of Availability: 08/19/2020
Date Closing: 08/10/2020
GFW Schools is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for a Preschool and Early Childhood Family Education literacy coach.  Applicants need a current Minnesota classroom teaching licensure.  Completion of a reading licensure program is preferred but not required.  This position is funded for four years by the Comprehensive Literacy State Development.
 
A literacy coach builds the capacity of Tier 1 (core) classroom teachers to close the literacy achievement gap by supporting teachers' capacity to implement best practice instruction, increasing student engagement and improving student academic achievement.

This support will take place in a variety of ways:
1. Job Embedded Coaching and Professional Development.
     Effective literacy coaches spend 80% of their time working directly with teachers to enhance teacher practice and improve student learning through coaching on evidence-based practices.  They make effective use of their time by using a multi-faceted approach to coaching to carefully determine what types of coaching can be done effectively with large groups, small groups and individual teachers.
2. Instructional Literacy Leadership.
      Effective literacy coaches are integral members of literacy leadership teams at the school and/or district level.  Literacy coaches serve as literacy leaders within their school schools by working with administrators and other teachers to establish a school-wide literacy vision, aligning instruction to state academic standards, analyzing data and helping teachers use the data to make decisions and developing assessments.
3. Collaboration
     The instructional coach teams with administrators, other coaches, the Family Literacy Specialist, and classroom teachers in a collaborative, reflective relationship to enhance instrucitonal capacity and maximize student learning.  On occasion, other teachers or specialists (like intervenionists) may be included in profssional learning teams, but the coach's primary role is to support classroom teachers delivering core instruction using evidence-based practices.  Coaching provides seamless teacher support from the learning of new content and practices through the implementation process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Use a variety of strategies to establish rapport and trust with coachees
  • Provide comprehensive literacy coaching in evidence-based practices through action planning, co-planning, observing, modeling, and co-teaching that is differentiated to meet professional learning needs and non-evaluative
  • Apply principles of adult learning theory when working with teachers
  • Provide grade level/team level professional development on evidence-based practices
  • Reflect on coaching practices and engage in continuous improvement to meet the diverse needs of teachers
  • Serve as a literacy leader on leadership team and school committees that focus on literacy and student achievement
  • Advocate for equity by collaborating with all stakeholders to identify the instructional practices that will help teachers meet the needs of all learners, especially underserved students
  • Fulfill all MDE CLSD requirements


Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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