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Instructional Coach

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Teacher Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
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Part Time
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Job Code/Title 80261 - H - Education Specialist CE 1 Position Number HU1534 Working Title Instructional Coach Department SOE Office Prof Dev and Strategic Engagement Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $20/hr Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 20 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours 9 AM - 3 PM Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job
The School of Education is excited to invite candidates who will serve as an Instructional Coach with the Office of Strategic Engagement. The position seeks experienced instructional coaches grounded in Special Education, Math, Science, or English content, who will work directly with classroom teachers to enhance instructional practices and student learning.

The Instructional Coach will possess toolbox of best practices to:
· Strategically communicate and build relationships that promote trust and respect;
· Collaboratively work with teachers and content teams in pursuit of student-focused conversations and instructional needs;
· Thoughtfully guide and analyze data-driven instruction to surface student need and next step decisions;
· The Instructional Coach will possess understanding and application of instructional coach best practices, application of Canvas, Schoology, Performance Matters.

Required Qualifications
· Degree in Education or related field of math, science, English or special education;
· Instructional coaching experience coaching and professional development that supports, knowledge, skills and abilities of colleagues;
· Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience;
· Direct experience working with underrepresented or underserved populations and meeting needs in high-need or urban schools;
· Demonstrate knowledge of adult learning;
· Experience with online and traditional instructional design and curriculum development;
· Demonstrated experience working in, and fostering, a diverse faculty, staff and student environment. Preferred Qualifications
· Advanced degree in education;
· Preference will be given to those with professional experience working with urban populations. Job Open Date 07/23/2021 Remove from posting on or before 08/16/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information
Multiple applicants will be hired from this posting. Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The School of Education values the following as our culture statement:
    'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate,
    · Realizes that our well-being as an institution depends upon the well-being of our members,
    · Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status,
    · Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues,
    · Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding,
    · Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members,
    · Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise,
    · Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.'

    Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Share ways in which you have worked directly with teachers to guide their practice and promote thinking and learning in their students.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document

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