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NC New Teacher Instructional Coach (Multiple Vacancies)

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title NC New Teacher Instructional Coach (Multiple Vacancies) Position Number 094981 Department College of Education - 260000 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree and current NC teaching license required.
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience leading diverse groups of students to achieve ambitious outcomes.
  • A strong record of measurable results as a classroom teacher.
  • A strong record of leading adult professional development (e.g. as a workshop facilitator, mentor teacher, etc.).
  • A passion for teaching and for education.
  • A strong belief that this program, the new teachers, and students will be highly successful.
  • A strong belief in public education and a positive outlook on the future of the profession.
  • Experience as a school level or district level instructional coach OR experience as a school level or district level administrator.
License/Certification Required
  • Master’s degree and current NC teaching license.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The NC New Teacher Support Program is seeking an Instructional Coach to manage and develop new teachers to envision and achieve results that ensure the short and long-term success of their students. NC New Teacher Support Program Instructional Coaches will manage a cohort of teachers to establish ambitious and inspiring vision and goals, plan purposefully and engage in data-based problem solving to increase student achievement. Instructional Coaches will gain valuable management and instructional leadership experience. Instructional Coaches will also play an integral role in developing the broader support program, working closely with NC NTSP staff, school and district leadership, UNC System Schools of Education, and others to ensure that the web of support is effective for new teachers.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
  • Observe classroom practice and gather data; quickly assess strengths/weaknesses and use observation/data gathering to tailor support to teachers.
  • Assist new teachers in gathering and analyzing data (quantitative and qualitative) to reflect on students’ performance and their practice.
  • Design and facilitate large and small group professional development sessions (face to face and online).
  • Provide a variety of solutions to help teachers improve their practice, and therefore student achievement (modeling, co-teaching, providing human/other resources, etc.).
  • Serve as a thought partner to new teachers on addressing school-based challenges; possibly connecting with mentor/administration.
  • Build positive culture within network of teachers in their region.
  • Develop knowledge of regional and LEA resources along with the Public School Partnership. Implement structures to facilitate networking among new teachers.
  • Collaborate with LEA personnel.
  • Connect with other coaches.
  • Participate in professional development for coaches to improve practice.
Suggested Salary Range $65,000 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university. Includes daily travel and driving regularly to and from sites. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.

List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of 3 References with Contact Information.

3 Instructional Coach positions available. AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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