Title I - Interventionist/School Improvement Coach - MTSS

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Jul 07, 2021
Closes
Aug 11, 2021
Ref
2259
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The MTSS School Improvement Coach will guide the development and implementation of MTSS frameworks and processes at the school level, based upon parameters established by the division. This includes the establishment of progress monitoring processes and data collection procedures, including the tiering of students based on academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs. The MTSS School Improvement Coach will also assist teachers in identifying student needs and providing appropriate interventions.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree in Education preferred

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license required, or eligibility to obtain one.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Strong understanding of the MTSS framework as it relates to school improvement;
  • Ability to conduct professional development related to MTSS, including but not limited to: data collection, progress monitoring, and intervention strategies at all tiers for both academic and behavioral needs;
  • Ability to lead groups through change efforts;
  • Ability to compile, organize, and maintain school-wide data;
  • Ability to assist team members in using data to determine student needs, group students, and link needs to appropriate interventions.

Essential Functions

Instructional Coach (50%)
  • Manage communication between school/ division leadership and school teams surrounding MTSS;
  • Inform school staff of MTSS policies, procedures, and guidelines;
  • Assist school-based teams in effectively differentiating Tier I instruction;
  • Create and maintain school-wide data systems;
  • Model effective progress monitoring practices;
  • Assist school teams in analyzing data to determine student needs and linking student needs to appropriate interventions ;
  • Assist in identifying and organizing necessary instructional resources;
  • Schedule, organize, and facilitate MTSS meetings;
  • Maintain documentation of MTSS processes, meetings, and interventions;
  • Plan and implement professional development for teachers, in collaboration with central office interdepartmental teams, school-based administrators, and the Student Support Team;
  • Complete classroom observations as needed.

Interventionist (50%)
  • Teach content that is aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning and the ACPS Curriculum;
  • Implement approved intervention programs according to program guidelines;
  • Utilize evidence-based instructional strategies and intervention resources to meet the learning needs of identified students ;
  • Monitor student progress utilizing a variety of assessment tools and use data to adjust instruction.

Clearances
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

WP

Primary Location:
John Adams Elementary School
Salary Range:
Teachers and Other Licensed Staff Salary Scale (http://www.acps.k12.va.us/hr/compensation/)
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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