Job Title: Learning Design Coach

Reports to:Site Administrator
Typical Schedule:196 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP INS

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:2037
Salary Schedule:INST

JOB GOAL

Responsible for supporting the professional growth of teachers through coaching and collaboration to provide supports for effective implementation of district and school initiatives in order to impact teaching and learning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Build instructional capacity through coaching competencies with teachers and support personnel as they implement school and district initiatives.
  2. Promote strategies and examples that enhance the teaching, learning and engagement of students while integrating instructional shifts and strategies designed to improve students’ reading, writing, language, speaking and listening skills across all disciplines according to School Improvement Plan accountability goals.
  3. Develop the use of innovative technologies that impact teaching and learning to include showcasing of innovative instructional design resources to school staff through PLCs, one-on-one coaching, and staff professional development.
  4. Utilize school PLC structures to support teachers with planning for high impact learning experiences that are standards based and integrate instructional shifts.
  5. Provide ongoing, job-embedded professional development for school personnel utilizing data driven decision making through the problem-solving process and that comply with district, state, and federal standards.
  6. Communicate with and support teachers by creating an environment conducive to effective teaching and learning and that promotes 21st century learning in the areas of digital literacies and citizenship.
  7. Based on school initiatives, data, and collaboration with stakeholders, provide guidance in: operational procedures for media/collaboration centers and computer labs; purchasing of resources in regard to media and technology.
  8. Collaborate to support online environments, including computer--based testing, and coordinate these directives with other staff for effective implementation
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, administration, parents, regional and district support teams
  • Ability to employ effective coaching and facilitation skills to plan for and respond to student learning across content areas
  • Ability to reflect and apply knowledge from current research on best practices for improving student achievement
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in both formal and informal settings
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner
  • Ability to work effectively across school--based, regional, and district support teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of Florida State Standards and instructional shifts

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience using digital resources to engage learners
  • Experience designing and facilitating professional development of adults
  • Experience participating in and/or leading professional learning communities
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida’s Educator’s Certificate

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be on the approved applicant list.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in an educational field from an accredited institution
  • Successful experience coaching and mentoring adults

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Learning Design Coach ;   EST: June 2, 2015;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 2, 2015