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2019 Standards Bootcamp Content Coach - Tennessee

This is a part-time position and is remote. We are looking for the following grades and content areas for Tennessee:

Kindergarten Reading Informational Text

Position Description:

Content Coaches are current educators, ideally classroom teachers or instructional coaches, in the grade and content area they coach. We are seeking educators who know their content deeply, have a strong command and understanding of the rigor and expectations of the standards, and are passionate about helping other teachers. Ideally, Content Coaches will have taught for several years in the content area and grade level and have experience in leading professional development or other learning experiences for adults.

As a Content Coach, you can expect:

•Deep, personal learning around the focus domains.

•To have your thinking and understanding of the content and standards challenged

•Training to strengthen knowledge and skill in facilitating adult learning.

•To work directly with teachers to build their understanding of the standards and the underlying content.

•To build your network of passionate, committed educators from across the state.

Current Opening(s) for Tennessee:

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Key Qualifications

Deep belief in the ability of all students to meet high expectations

Passion for supporting teachers through building their knowledge of the standards and skills for teaching

3+ years of experience as a teacher or instructional coach in the selected content area, ELA or math, with a record of success improving student learning

Deep understanding of the math or ELA standards, assessments, and instructional strategies and implications

Experience leading adult learning experiences

Detail orientation, organization, and follow-through

Strong oral and written communication skills


Preparation

To prepare to serve as a Content Coach during Bootcamps this summer, you will engage in a series of training sessions in the spring, all of which can be completed outside of school time.  The training series will vary depending upon your prior experience serving as a Content Coach with Instruction Partners. If you have previously served as a Content Coach and will be facilitating the same grade level and focus domain, then you will attend a series of virtual trainings focused on learning about content updates and providing a chance to refresh your knowledge.  If you are shifting to a new grade level or content domain or if you have not previously served as a Content Coach, then you will attend a series of virtual training sessions as well as one in-person training day in your state to ensure you thoroughly understand the content and are prepared to facilitate. For more detail on the training series expectations depending on your prior experience, please see the Estimated Time Commitment section below.  During these trainings, you will engage with the content deeply as a learner to challenge your own understanding and practice. You will also prepare to lead the summer training experience for your peers. These trainings will also provide an opportunity for you to network with other great teachers.

Facilitation

Standards Bootcamps will take place regionally in host schools across the state. Content Coaches should be available to facilitate training sessions for their peers both June 11-12 (TN) and July 16-17 (TN).
 

Compensation

Travel expenses to in-person training and facilitation for Content Coaches will be covered. Selected Content Coaches will earn $500 per day for in-person facilitation and $50 per hour for virtual work, such as reviewing and providing feedback on participant learning checkpoints. Depending on enrollment, Content Coaches can earn up to $2,500 this summer.
 

Estimated Time Commitment

Content Coaches are part-time, contract positions. All work for these contract positions can be done outside of regular school hours, in the evenings, weekends, or over the summer. Facilitation opportunities may vary depending on enrollment. Please follow the link below for expected Content Coach activities and time estimates.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bo9-TgTfwTDfG_6jFjLkE1m6mLlAr9qq/view

 

 

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