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Chester-Upland School District

Instructional Support Teacher Leader (176)

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TitleInstructional Support Teacher Leader
Posting ID176
Description

Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change.  We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.

 

The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools career and college ready!

 

The Instructional Support Teacher Leaders (ISTLs) will collaborate and work as a cohesive team to provide support to educators in effective instructional practices, data analysis to focus instruction, implementation of the Chester Upland School District’s initiatives, and the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) for academic development.

 

SCREENING PROCEDURES:

  • Receipt of a completed application, resume and cover letter
  • A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principals, and supervisors
  • Personal interview

MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Qualified candidates must have:

  • A regularly appointed certified teacher in the area of High School Content Certification, Reading, Elementary Education, Special Education, or ESOL/Bilingual Education
  • Have demonstrated evidence of effective instruction for at least three (3) years
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system-wide literacy initiatives within the last year and committed to being a part of the Chester Upland School District’s ongoing systemic reform in literacy
  • Have no unsatisfactory documents in applicant’s personnel file from the past 18 months
  • Have an excellent record of attendance and punctuality during the past three (3) years (defined as no more than 18 occasions of personal illness, excluding one extended period of illness)
  • Facilitate and attend compensated learning institutes
  • Available for the Leadership Institute during the last week in August

Description:

  •  Provides instructional support to improve all aspects of the implementation of Pennsylvania Core Standards and the Chester Upland School District’s Curriculum Maps
  • Collaborates with colleagues in meeting the mission and goals of the Chester Upland School District’s instructional program, provides in-class support to model and demonstrate components of the Chester Upland School District’s Curriculum and lessons aligned to PA Core Standards
  • Supports the implementation of best practices in Literacy, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
  • Engages in one-to-one and small group presentations in the implementation of instructional components and assessment practices
  • Supports programs that meet the instructional needs of all students, including those with diverse learning needs, in areas such as, but not limited to special education, gifted education, and differentiated instruction
  • Supports the implementation of programs that support English Language Learners and cultural diversity; demonstrates effective teaching methods and practices, procedures for analyzing assessment data to guide instruction
  • Shares resources regarding innovative ideas
  • Communicates ideas regarding the Chester Upland School District’s instructional initiatives, and monitors the reading progress of students and provides feedback to the Principal

 

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Collaborate with the Chester Upland School District’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction to develop, communicate, and support the curriculum and instructional initiatives of the Chester Upland School District’s and the Chester Upland School District’s Action Plan in all schools
  • Collaborate with the Chester Upland School District’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction and other Instructional Support Teacher Leaders to support the instructional programs for all schools
  • Document support in weekly logs, submitted to the Chester Upland School District’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Collaborate with the Chester Upland School District’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction to collect, analyze, and interpret instructional and assessment data to inform instructional practices, areas to support and professional development
  • Develop rapport with the instructional leaders of schools to support their plan of implementation of Chester Upland School District’s instructional priorities, school improvement, and academic achievement
  • Collaborate with the assigned school’s leadership team to support the academic achievement of students
  • Collaborate with the professional learning teams to support the academic achievement of students
  • Serve as a key point of contact in schools, supporting instruction and achievement through the use of the PA Core Standards, SAS, Chester Upland School District’s Curriculum in English and Language Arts and the literacy instructional model
  • Instructional coaching and modeling of effective practices in all components of the instructional program
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeChester Upland Contract Salary Guide
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/02/2019