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Foxborough Regional Charter School Instructional Coach, Elementary School K-4 [SY23-24] in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. District / School Overview: One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals. The Elementary School at FRCS serves approximately 750 students in grades K-4. The 80+ staff members in the Elementary School are dedicated, collaborative, and compassionate educators and faculty that strive to provide all students with the tools needed to become successful global citizens. In addition to providing a standards-based curriculum, we also provide opportunities for students to build their character, engage in several itinerants, and learn Spanish starting in Kindergarten. Join a team where your voice will be heard and each day you will feel like you are making a difference! Job Summary: The Instructional Coach is a critical lever in improving student achievement at FRCS. The role of the coach is to build teacher capacity and their understanding of instructional practicesand will promote reflection, provide guidance and structure to teachers where needed, and focus on strengths, collaboration and common issues of concern. The coach will help to ensure high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, co-teaching and provide feedback to teachers. The instructional coach will demonstrate and model a passion for urban education reform and leadership. This is not a supervisory position and does not include evaluation of colleagues. Responsibilities: Model lessons in classrooms on a daily/weekly basis Build strong relationship with teachers, administrators, and other coaches Assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, information, etc. to support classroom instruction and planning, including new resources Support teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels 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 sharing multiple instructional strategies/processes with teachers during planning times Informally observe (non-evaluative) lessons and provide feedback for a teacher’s professional growth and students’ success Develop staff members’ 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 Submit a weekly coaching log and any pertinent data requests/coaching documentation. General Expectations: Manage oneself by being organized, prepared, and punctual Manage resources, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments Act in ways that directly support the mission and vision of FRCS Learn and grow as a professional Use clear verbal and written communication and active listening skills Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation and professional conduct Contribute to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions, activities, and decision-making Maintain high ethical standards, legal responsibility, and confidentiality Qualifications- Required: Qualifications- Required: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education 5+ years experience as a Classroom Teacher Experience in mentoring, preferably in educational settings Experience working with diverse student and community populations Candidates are subject to background checks including CORI Clearance and Fingerprinting. Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment. Qualifications- Preferred: Education: Hold a Master's degree in Education Hold a Massachusetts Teaching License in the appropriate content area and hold an SEI endorsement 5+years of teaching experience at the Elementary school level, with a record of successfully impacting student achievement and working successfully with students who have the greatest needs (urban school experience preferred) Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues, including the ability to create and nurture a professional community of adult learners Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills, including giving and receiving constructive feedback Proven ability in using student-level data to guide instructional decisions Demonstrated Teacher Leadership Strong pedagogical knowledge and content expertise Demonstrated expertise in oral and written communication