FLSA Status: Exempt

Grade: (Teacher)

Revision Date: June 30, 2021

Location: Building-based

Job Summary

In accordance with the Title I, Part A federal grant award, this position supports the implementation of Title I instructional methods and programs. Support is provided directly to schools, teachers, and staff implementing Title I services through professional development training, coaching, observational visits, and collaboration on student acceleration progress. Program monitoring, use of instructional record keeping, and observational records is a key component of the coaching process for increasing program fidelity and student outcomes.  This position works in collaboration with various team members in Special Programs, the Title I Coordinator, and the Reading Recovery Teacher Leader to ensure identified Title I students have opportunities for academic success in alignment with grant specified instructional methods.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in on-going professional development and training for the instructional coach role and the content of instructional methods used in Title I services.
  • Studies and implements instructional methods used in Title I.
  • Teaches small numbers of students in the programs offered to maintain current knowledge and processes of instructional models used in Title I.
  • Provides direct on-going professional development as defined in the Title I grant instructional methods.
  • Supports implementation of methods with program fidelity.
  • Collaborates with the Title I Coordinator, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, and other Special Programs team members on Title I services, outcomes, and training.
  • Collects, maintains, and reviews all required record keeping, instructional forms, and data from programs.
  • Oversees and analyzes data monitoring information for student entry and exit outcomes and assists with reports and/or presentations as needed on program delivery progress and outcomes with the Title I Coordinator and Reading Recovery Teacher Leader.
  • Models the WJCC Strategic Plan Values: Individualism, Integrity, Innovation, Accountability and Collaboration.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

  • BA degree in reading/literacy, education or related field required; MA preferred, but not required; 3 years of successful classroom teaching at the K-2 level; and experience in literacy leadership/coaching preferred but not required, or a combination of experiences considered.
  • Experience and knowledge of best practice in early literacy instructional methods.
  • Familiarity with supplemental literacy interventions or methods.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to pursue new and continuous learning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively alongside teachers.
  • Ability to engage in critical conversations, constructive feedback and facilitate a change process over time.
  • Ability to successfully complete on the job training in instructional methods offered under Title I.
  • Must possess the ability to use time efficiently and work with little supervision.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Must possess exceptional public relations skills and the ability to multi-task in various settings.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Travel between schools required.

Supervision Exercised


Supervision Received

Performs duties under the supervision of the Director for Elementary Curriculum and Instruction, who serves as the Title I Coordinator.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer terminal; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The incumbent will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the principal or appropriate administrator.  WJCC Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.