Instructional Coach

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Pontiac School District
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The Instructional Coach helps accelerate improvement of student achievement through intensive professional development and site-based coaching. The Instructional Coach provides support to low performing schools that are identified for improvement to help accelerate student achievement through intensive follow-up to district provided professional development at the school site, including classroom support in the core content areas. The focus is on the use of instructional strategies, including monitoring and adjusting instruction, and the use of models and manipulatives to help instruction be more comprehensible to students. The Instructional Coach facilitates the analysis of student achievement data and work in relation to the planned mapping to determine needs for changes or adjustments and also to identify future professional development. The Instructional Coach meets on a regular basis with subject specific core content leaders in schools to coordinate services, and to receive training on adult learning theory and cognitive coaching strategies. 

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