School Improvement Coach/Coordinator

Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 15, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

The school improvement coach plays a critical role in school improvement by designing and implementing data-based systems to track and support the growth and intervention of all students. The School Improvement Coach also coordinates school-wide testing and is a member of the Instructional Leadership Team.


Education: Bachelor's degree in a job-related area.

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license preferred.

Experience: Job-related experience within a specialized field is required. Proficiency in Excel and Google Suite is highly preferred.

Essential Functions
  • Provides implementation support to the administration and school-community members in meeting the Title 1 program requirements.
  • Performs a variety of professional, supervisory, technical, and administrative tasks in directing the implementation and administration of all district, statewide of statewide, and college entrance preparatory tests.
  • Create a school-wide data tracking system that starts with the CAAR and includes standard-based assessment results and intervention trackers.
  • Facilitate the evaluation and revision of the school's parent and family engagement policies and the parent compact.
  • Convene an annual meeting to inform parents about the Title I program and to explain their right to be involved.
  • Notify parents of their right to request information about teacher and paraprofessional qualifications.
  • Inform parents if their children have been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not properly licensed and endorsed.
  • Plan and coordinate various parent and family engagement activities aligned with goals within the School Improvement Plan.
  • Solicit community partnerships to help support family engagement activities.
  • Facilitate the collection of school data to inform schoolwide, grade, and teacher-level instructional decisions.
  • Collaborate with the school's administration to plan and prepare for various state and district-level governance and accountability meetings.
  • Utilize school assessment data in collaboration with administration, coaching, and teaching teams to help coordinate student academic interventions.
  • Serve on School Leadership Team
  • Coach and collaborate with teachers to improve the implementation of highly effective strategies for teaching and learning.
  • Create the school's testing calendar.
  • Assigns, trains, directs, and supervises staff assigned to testing programs to ensure adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Assists and advises school staff, as necessary, resolving problems as non-routine situations arise.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as a liaison with the Department of Accountability.
  • Supervises school-wide coordination of test implementation.
  • Monitors proper use, and further dissemination and maintenance of score report.
  • Consults with appropriate faculty/staff to determine the validity of requests for exemptions from testing and/or for modifications in testing procedures.
  • Monitors the administration of tests and investigates discrepancies in test administration.
  • Determines need to suspend or proceed with altered test administration.
  • Consults with and provides test data and analysis to the administrators, instructional leadership team, teachers, and various staff members in support of improved student achievement and the School Improvement Plan.
  • Maintains a list of students eligible to retake the SOL test.
  • Organizes and runs workshops training test administrators, assistants, and students.
  • Oversees ordering of test materials for the school, verifies shipment, and coordinates repacking and shipping of materials.
  • Provides analysis of student achievement data to convey information to staff.
  • Stores all testing material in a locked room at the school to ensure the security of test forms and related materials.
  • Works closely with the Guidance Department to deliver student testing services.
  • Works with staff at the school to prepare for assessment programs and consults with technology services staff members on computer hardware and software issues and concerns.
  • Coordination of enrichment and remediation to meet individual student needs

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test


Primary Location:
Jefferson-Houston IB PreK-8 School
Salary Range:
Teachers and Other Licensed Staff Salary Scale (
Shift Type:

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