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SEIS Instructional Coach, Northeast Region

Company: Collaborative for Educational Services
Location: Middleton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

CES is looking for a skilled Instructional Coach to work with teachers with job-embedded coaching. This individual will support the professional growth and development of educational staff through in-person, blended, and remote individual and group professional development and coaching activities that result in improved educator practice and student outcomes. To learn more about Special Education in Institutional Settings click here.
Location: This position works across the Commonwealth with teachers assigned to Department of Youth Services (DYS), Department of Mental Health (DMH), County House of Correction (CHC) and other state and program host agencies. (Northeast Regions)
We are looking for the specific following Strengths of Practice:

  • Ability to model effective planning, instruction, and assessment practices
  • Support teachers with classroom management, social-emotional learning, youth development, and culturally responsive practices
  • Provide professional development to educators that support their mastery of content knowledge, skills, and pedagogy
  • Support the ongoing growth and development of new teachers through group and individual professional development and mentoring

    Who We Are: A community of innovative and effective professionals dedicated to providing personalized instruction and support for educators and youth. We know that everyone is a learner, and we strive to create environments in which every learner can flourish. We know how to reach, inspire, support, and educate children, youth and adults, and we help others to do the same.
    Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.
    What You'll Do:

  • Implement multi-day instructional coaching continuums with all teachers
  • Facilitate teacher implementation of high leverage practices introduced and modeled in release-day professional development sessions and Afternoon Workgroups
  • Document coaching content and delivery using the SEIS Instructional Coaching Interaction (Google) Form
  • Recommend structured opportunities for teachers to observe more experienced and skillful colleagues Provide and/or coordinate support for SEIS teachers in their role as special educators
  • Co-plan and coordinate support for teacher skill development with other coaches, mentors and supervisors
  • Provide coaching for SEIS teachers, as appropriate, in the skills and strategies related to The Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching, in a variety of educational settings

    We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do... together!

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited College or University
  • Appropriate Massachusetts special education license for age level and population
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience with Proficient or Exemplary evaluations
  • Working knowledge of co-teaching in an inclusion setting
  • Must have experience with Elementary School instruction and teaching
  • Experience with assistive technology tools and strategies and other accommodations
  • Demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred co-teaching experience in a special education setting
  • Preferred experience teaching in an alternative, juvenile justice, or specialized setting
  • Preferred background in coaching, supervision of teachers
  • Knowledge of and commitment to principles and practices of social justice, equity, and inclusion
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle are required
  • Preferred qualifications: Master's degree in Education or related field, additional teaching license in core content area

    Workplace Health and Safety: CES employees working on site in DYS, DMH, DPH or CHC facilities are required to demonstrate that they have received COVID-19 vaccination.
    Compensation: Instructional Coach scale is based on licensure and education.
    Extensive Travel Required: Must have own vehicle. Mileage provided for travel.
    CES Benefits: CES offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and voluntary Short Term Disability, enhanced Vision and additional Life Insurance. Health Insurance is offered through Harvard Pilgrim and includes several plan options, including a PPO with a self-funded Health Savings Account, and HMO with a Health Reimbursement Account funded by CES to support a portion of health insurance deductions. FSA and Dependent Care accounts are available. CES provides two retirement options for employees based on eligibility. Professional development and mentoring offered throughout the school year.

    Application Process: apply online at CES Career page, upload cover letter, resume, license and references.
    Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Keywords: Collaborative for Educational Services, Boston , SEIS Instructional Coach, Northeast Region, Education / Teaching , Middleton, Massachusetts

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