RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #12-39a SOCIAL STUDIES COACH
MARCH 27, 2013 HIGH SCHOOL-Riverside H.S. #205
POSITION: The Superintendent of Schools, Pamela C. Brown, is interested in receiving
applications from qualified candidates for the position of:
SOCIAL STUDIES COACH – Riverside H.S.
APPLICATION: Candidates must complete an application form by clicking the “Apply” button
below. Once the form is completed, click the “Submit” button.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a Master's degree and New York State certification in social
studies, grades 7-12. Candidates must have three years of approved and appropriate teaching and/or
coaching experience in an urban school district. Candidates must participate in Professional Learning
Opportunities as instructed by the Chief Academic Officer and the subject area administrator. 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.
The High School Social Studies Coach will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Guiding and assisting teachers in the full and ongoing implementation of all social studies initiatives
with fidelity to the Academic Achievement Plan.
Guiding and assisting in the full and ongoing implementation of district social studies programs with
support of 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.
Reviewing and analyzing student data and outcome assessment data, to assist teachers in determining
appropriate interventions and necessary program modifications.
Providing PLO for teachers at common planning time meetings, after school, and on Saturdays.
Assist in development and supporting teachers in implementing action plans based on data.
Modeling district social studies initiatives.
Attending district PLO for coaches and social studies teachers.
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 shall be scheduled where appropriate. This appointment will be processed as
“temporarily assigned” to the position. All temporary assignments end not later than June 30 and must
be processed each year.
SALARY: Teacher's salary schedule.
FUND #: Pending Funding
FOR FILING: APRIL 18, 2013
DR. PAMELA C. BROWN,
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS