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Openings >> ELA Coach-School 307 RB#12-37a
ELA Coach-School 307 RB#12-37a
Title:ELA Coach-School 307 RB#12-37a
Department:Teaching and Learning
Location:School Location


RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #12-37a                                         ELA COACH - #307
APRIL 15, 2013        
                                 NOTICE OF POSITION                                                                                                               

POSITION:                The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Pamela C. Brown., is interested in
receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:
ELA Instructional Staff Coach in Transformation and Restart High Schools
with Educational Partner, John Hopkins’ Talent Development Secondary
Program at #307
APPLICATION:           Candidates must complete an application form by clicking the “Apply”
button below.  Once the form is completed, click the “Submit” button.


QUALIFICATIONSCandidates must hold a Master’s degree and New York State certification
in ELA, grades 7-12.
EXPERIENCE:          Candidates must have three years of teaching and/or coaching experience in
urban school district.  Candidates must participate in Professional Learning Opportunities as
instructed by the Associate Superintendent for the Office of School Innovation and Turnaround.
In evaluating each candidate’s qualifications, preference will be given to the candidate’s
coursework and experiences in the areas of scientifically based reading research,
assessment, and professional development in the area of literacy.  The candidate must possess
excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and demonstrate leadership
and interpersonal communication skills with adults.  Proficiency in the use of technology and
knowledge of the Common Core Standards and assessments are also preferred.

  DUTIES:     The ELA Instructional Staff Coach will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Guiding and assisting teachers in the full and ongoing implementation of all ELA initiatives and
  • implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS).
  • Guiding and assisting in the full and ongoing implementation of the Talent Development Reading,
  • English Language Arts Instructional Programs with support of the Buffalo City Schools administration
    and building principal.
  • Collaborating with teachers and building principals regarding the implementation of research based
  • instructional strategies that are direct, explicit, and systematic to support with a focus on in-classroom
    support and development.
  • Reviewing and analyzing student data and outcome assessment data to diagnose obstacles and
  • assist teachers in determining appropriate interventions and necessary program modifications via
    modeling, training and professional development to support successful school transformation.
  • Providing PLO for teachers at curricular common planning time meetings, after school, and on
  • Saturdays to support successful school transformation.
  • Assist in development and supporting teachers in implementing action plans based on data to support
  • successful school transformation.
  • Attend District and Talent Development Secondary Program PLO for instructional coaches, Reading
  • and English Language Arts
  • Must be able to travel to Baltimore several times a year to participate in Talent Development Secondary
  • Program professional development
  • Must be skilled at working with adult and student learners.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

APPOINTMENT:       Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, credentials and evaluation of service. 
Personal interviews, a modeled lesson and a writing sample will be scheduled where appropriate.
SALARY:                   Teacher’s salary schedule
FUND #:                     Pending Funding



FOR FILING:            APRIL 29, 2013
                                                                                                                   DR. PAMELA C. BROWN,
                                                                                                                   SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS             

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