Instructional Facilitator
Sweetwater County School District #1 - Rock Springs, WY

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Instructional Facilitator
Nature and Scope of Job:

The role of the coach is to be a resource to classroom teachers for the improvement of student learning. This position will work with classroom teachers to provide quality instruction and interventions consistent with Wyoming State Standards, Sweetwater School District #1 curriculum maps, initiatives and best practice in instruction.

Job Functions:

Essential Functions:

1. Helping to design and implement professional development.

2. Supporting teachers through a classroom coaching model

3. Providing demonstration lessons and modeling of best practice instruction/strategies.

4. Assisting in the assessment of effectiveness of professional development.

5. Working closely with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the development, implementation and assessment of professional development.

6. Facilitate groups consistent with norms of collaboration.

7. Assist classroom teachers in implementing differentiated instruction.

8. Assist classroom teachers in using data for instructional decision making.

9. Disseminate current instructional research/methods

10. Serve as liaison between instructional and administrative groups.

11. Prepare feedback for administrators, teachers and perhaps students documenting changes in student achievement.

12. Help create action plans for schools/district.

13. Remain current in research, best practice in literacy instruction.

14. Assist classroom teachers in integrating technology into the classroom.


Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Mental Ability:

Must possess strong leadership skills.

Must be able to work with adult learners.

Must possess broad knowledge of pedagogy and learning theory with expertise in area(s) of certification.

Must possess knowledge of group dynamics and interpersonal skills.

Must possess knowledge of psychological, emotional, educational, and behavioral development of children.

Must possess technological and computer skills.

Must possess problem solving, flexibility, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities.

Must be an effective trainer.

Must have at least five years of successful teaching experience.

Education, License, Certification or Formal Training:

Proper certification issued by the Wyoming Department of Education.

Master's Degree or National Board Certification.

Physical Demands:

Strength and stamina to be able to remain in a seated position for up to 90 minutes at a time throughout the work day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer for at least part of each day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Strength and stamina to be able to remain in a standing position for up to 90 minutes at a time

throughout the work day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Strength to lift objects that weigh at least 50 pounds and move them more than 50 feet.

Environmental Demands:

Be able to spend most of the time inside classrooms with some work outside in hot/cold weather.

Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.

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