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Prek-5 Math Coach

Company: Andover Public Schools
Location: Andover
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent and the Executive Director of Elementary Instructional Operations, the Pre-K-5 Math Coach will improve student achievement and learning in mathematics by providing support and leadership to staff in their classroom practices in elementary mathematics instruction, curriculum, and assessment. ResponsibilitiesProvides support and assistance to all classroom teachers in the full implementation of best practices in mathematics and the district's adopted math program through data analysis/interpretation.Engages teachers in the analysis of data from a variety of sources to inform and improve math instruction.Participates in collaborative grade level meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve the focus of instructional planning and student achievement.Research, provide information, and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative math practices through various activities such as: individual discussions (informal and formal), coaching sessions, demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis, study groups, staff meetings, and professional development programs.Assists in the development of the district/school professional development plans, including delivering and facilitating math workshops, programs and job-embedded activities. Assists in ordering math materials for teacher and student use. Prepares lesson plans, in collaboration with teachers, related to mathematics at the elementary level for the purposes of differentiating instruction and adhering to developed district curriculum maps.Work collaboratively and participate in district-wide professional learning discussions/activities with the 6-12 Math Program Coordinator, the Pre-K-5 Math Program Coordinator, Elementary Math Coaches, and other curriculum leaders.Participates in the review and revision of the district's mathematics curriculum.Meets regularly with building principal to review benchmarks and established data points to assess student progress towards established instructional goals.Conducts demonstration lessons to ensure that all teachers have been trained to an advanced level of delivery and are using the instructional materials as designed.Provides on-site staff development to ensure that teachers are knowledgeable about program components and understand the instructional design of how the program meets the standards (alignment). Assists teachers in building an interactive classroom and assures that recommendations for improvement are implemented.Serves as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.Assists teachers in preparation of pacing for instruction.Performs additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate by school and district supervisors such as organizing and managing elementary school math information nightsQualificationsElementary mathematics certification preferredThree or more years of successful classroom teaching experienceDeep knowledge of current state math standards, curriculum and frameworksWell versed in content and pedagogical knowledge of elementary mathematicsExperience differentiating mathematics instructionDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with teachersExperience providing professional development to elementary teachersExperience communicating with parents/guardians about how children learn mathematicsExperience with standards-based assessment and effective use of student dataAbility to analyze data and a familiarity with spreadsheetsAdminister, score and interpret diagnostic instrumentsAbility to co-plan and co-teach lessons with classroom teachers consistent with district-wide initiativesSupplemental InformationAndover Public Schools (APS) seeks candidates who embody our ethos, which includes valuing the identities of all students, high expectations for all students, teaching excellence, collaboration, innovation, respect, and responsibility. APS is committed to hiring and supporting a racially and ethnically diverse faculty and staff. Racially and ethnically diverse teachers produce a myriad of positive outcomes for all students, especially the most historically marginalized students.PDN-9907103a-73c5-4c2c-a8be-962a6e94b929

Keywords: Andover Public Schools, Boston , Prek-5 Math Coach, Education / Teaching , Andover, Massachusetts

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