Massachusetts Education Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Nelnet FACTS Ed Coach in Boston, Massachusetts

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

The role of an Instructional Coach is to build teacher capacity and understanding of instructional practices as they relate to a child’s ability to be successful across content areas. An Instructional Coach uses data to promote continuous improvement with the teacher’s performance, with the intent to improve student academic achievement. An Instructional Coach works collaboratively with the teacher to promote reflection, provide guidance and design structure to help fulfill the responsibility of ensuring high quality instruction in the classroom. An Instructional Coach focuses on strengths, collaboration, and common issues of concern, as well as modeling, co-planning, co-teaching and constructive feedback.

The Instructional Coach will take a hands-on approach to coaching sessions, with goals to impact and improve instruction, student learning, and teacher development. Coaching sessions may include but are not limited to modeling lessons in classrooms, helping teachers plan instruction, and facilitating professional development.

As an advisor to teachers, the Instructional Coach is responsible for the following: - Observing instructional delivery and providing feedback to enhance the instructional performance of a teacher and improve student achievement in specified content areas.

  • Support the instructional development of all teachers in understanding the curriculum, assessment, and data analysis.

  • Build strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and other coaches. - Provide direction and coordination for how the curriculum is taught, consistent with recognized best instructional practices.

  • Assist teachers with planning and pacing of lessons, the development of differentiated lessons, and the selection of best practices to meet the needs of their students.

  • Support teachers by helping with the strategic how of teaching – by sharing multiple instructional strategies/processes with teachers during planning times.

  • Help to develop teachers’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors through a variety of professional development targeted topics and designs.

  • Develop coaching plans for teachers to ensure student improvement.

  • Utilize Adult Learning Theory to motivate adult learners to improve professional practice.

  • Contribute to the development systems and structures to improve teacher practice within schools.

Qualifications and Responsibilities

  • A minimum of 7 teaching years in the K-12 classroom is preferred

  • Experience leading professional learning and job-embedded coaching sessions (individual and group settings)

  • Experience planning and implementing differentiated lesson planning and instruction that positively impact teaching and student learning

  • Experience with or high capacity to master video technology and video-based software

  • Experience with, and understanding of, socio-economically and ethnically diverse student populations

  • Theoretical knowledge of specified content and pedagogy

  • Strong collaboration, communication, documentation, and presentation skills

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to give and receive constructive feedback

  • Ability to develop articulated coaching schedules, implementation plans, and detailed session logs

  • Ability to recommend and assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, technology, information, etc., that support classroom instruction and planning

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.