JOB TITLE: Literacy Coach/Coordinator
This position requires a valid California Clear or Life Teaching Credential and a valid California Administrative Services Credential.
WORK YEAR: Full time: 7.5 hours per day/12 months/210 days annually (Pro-rated upon hire)
START DATE: As soon as possible after interview
SALARY: Salary Schedule 1G, Range 12, $391.13 – $499.19 per day. Stipend pay for Master’s $750 or Doctorate $1,250 annually (Pro-rated upon hire).
BENEFITS: Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents. Sick leave accrued. Employer paid life insurance provided. This position qualifies for CalSTRS retirement.
AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Chico, CA Carmichael Building/Coordinated District Support
TO APPLY: Visit: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1482116
DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Thursday, October 14, 2020.
Under the direction of the Advisor for LEA and School Support, the Literacy Coach/Coordinator provides instructional support and coaching to teachers in the area of literacy utilizing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as the primary driver of instruction with the goal of building teacher capacity across disciplines for literacy instruction. The Literacy Coach/Coordinator’s primary role is to work with teachers to support best practices in using data, provide analysis of school-wide trends instruction, and make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need. As an advisor to teachers and the leadership team, the Literacy Instructional Coach is responsible for four main areas: a) observing instructional delivery and providing feedback to enhance and support the development of each teacher’s content area; b) supporting teachers in the design of units and lessons for the development of their year-long curriculum; c) analyzing data in order to modify curriculum and forms of assessment to meet students’ needs; and, d) working with the academic staff (grade level chairs, assistant principals, principals) in the school to support sharing of best practices
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (May include, but are not limited to the following)
1. Work closely with teachers, administrators and Butte County Office of Education Coordinated District Support Team to strategically create and implement a plan to increase student achievement in English Language Arts (ELA)
2. Provide ongoing teacher training, coaching and modeling of effective, innovative and engaging instructional strategies to support all students, including special populations
3. Coordinate coaching schedules and meetings with participants
4. Partner with participating LEAs to horizontally and vertically align literacy curriculum and oversee ELA progress monitoring
5. Collaborate with site leadership teams to create engaging, student- centered learning environments
6. Work collaboratively with school personnel to advise department chairs and teachers on developing instructional strategies and intervention programs for struggling students utilizing CA Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) Framework
7. Collaborate with Coordinated District Support Team to plan and deliver professional development for staff members aligned to implementation of MTSS and UDL
8. Observe and coach content area teachers to improve instructional planning, teaching practice, and the use of data, assessment, and instructional technology.
9. Develop and facilitate Communities of Practice (CoPs)
10. Collaborate with various teams (administrators, teachers, grant managers, COE) and facilitate analysis of data provided by diagnostics, common assessments, and formative assessments
11. Act as facilitator for in-person lesson design workshops and instructional rounds.
12. Help school leadership teams develop a robust MTSS implementation plan to support all students
13. Collaborate with COE and school administrators to develop policies and school structures that facilitate the improvement of ELA instruction and the appropriate interventions and supports for students
14. Facilitate community outreach and Parent Literacy Workshops to build capacity of parents and caregivers around literacy instruction
1. Theories of literacy, including the diagnostic teaching of reading and reading intervention
2. California ELA/ELD Framework, the California State Literacy Plan, and Universal Design for Learning Framework, and current trends and best practices in curriculum design and instruction
1. Organize time and resources
2. Analyze data and use results to modify curricula
3. Develop and conduct professional learning, facilitate groups, and provide coaching and consultation for school personnel and families
4. Assist schools in the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of educational systems developed to support all students in academics, behavior, and social & emotional skills
5. Work productively and with independent initiative
6. Establish and maintain positive relationships with parents, families and community representatives of students enrolled
7. Establish effective working relationships with community agencies in support of educational, social and emotional needs of students
Education and Experience:
1. Possess a valid California Teaching Credential (required)
2. Possess a valid CA Administrative Services Credential (required)
3. Reading Specialist certificate or credential (preferred)
4. Minimum of 5 years successful teaching experience
5. Master’s Degree preferred
Occasional (less than 25%)
Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel
Ability to lift 25 pounds
Ability to carry 15 pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Often (25 – 50%)
Sufficient mobility to move about the work environment
Ability to drive to various sites
Very Frequent (76%)
Ability to stand and move around an office
Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations
Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing staff
Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand
Ability to operate office equipment
Ability to reach in all directions
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.
1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.
2. FINGERPRINTING FOR CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED and completed upon offer of employment.
TO APPLY: Visit: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1482116
Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments;
Incomplete applications will not be accepted
• Cover Letter
• Three Letters of Recommendation, current letters preferred
• Copy of Credentials print out from CTC: https://www.ctc.ca.gov/commission/lookup
Applicants currently enrolled in a Commission-approved Administrative Prep Program must upload an intern eligibility letter or anticipated completion letter from your program.
Applicants with a Certificate of Eligibility for an Administrative Services credential will be required to apply for the Preliminary Administrative Services credential upon hire.
Upon offer of employment you will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR consent to weekly testing
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer
Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.