WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Campus Principal
PAY GRADE: Teacher Salary Schedule (187 + 2 Days)
DATE REVISED: 04/2016
Disclaimer: This is a grant funded position. Funds for this
position are expected to be available up to the end of the school
year. In addition to other specified conditions of employment, the
applicant understands that no guarantee of continued employment,
beyond the availability of the grant funds, is expressed or implied
by Irving Independent School District.
Assist the school principal in the overall improvement of the
instructional program by supporting/coaching teachers in planning
for instruction, including small groups, utilizing district
curriculum and resources, and determining the instructional focus
of the school by analyzing data.
- Master's Degree required
- Valid Texas Teacher's Certificate
- Valid Texas Bilingual/ESL - Spanish Teacher Certificate
- Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience in presenting school-base and district-wide
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a complex
and diverse school system
Three (3) years of successful classroom experience
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Plan and conduct weekly purposeful planning meetings with grade
level or department teacher teams to guide content focus,
instructional methodologies and intervention practices.
- Serve as instructional coach and mentor to campus teaching
staff by developing and conducting model lessons, co-teaching, or
observing teachers during classroom instruction. Provide timely
feedback to teachers regarding lesson implementation to target
areas for growth in support of student achievement.
- Ensure that all teachers understand the TEKS and provide
support in designing lessons aligned with the TEKS and district
- Visit classroom teachers regularly to observe content area
instruction/intervention implementation and provide timely feedback
regarding observations of strengths/weaknesses.
- Mentor new teachers and teachers new to the
- Provide instructional coaching by assisting teachers with
implementation of district curriculum, selection of instructional
materials/resources, selection of intervention techniques/programs
and integration of technology within the lesson design.
- Prepare reports using available data systems to assist teachers
in preparation for addressing specific TEKS that need to be
spiraled within curriculum units and assist teachers with
differentiation techniques for lesson design.
- Attend professional development opportunities and district
Academic Specialist meetings for the purpose of collaborating with
other Title I Academic Specialists as well as learning new
information, ideas and teaching strategies.
- Collaborate with teacher teams to identify students struggling
with Tier I instruction, design tutorial schedules and assist with
implementation of intervention programs as determined by the SSP
- Participate in data analysis discussions with administrative
teams and teacher teams to determine campus strengths/weaknesses
and collaborate to determine instructional focus to address campus
- Work with the district level coordinators to audit and rewrite
curriculum based on student achievement data.
- Work collaboratively with campus administration and teacher
teams to develop an instructional coaching model that will build on
improving teaching and learning. The plan should follow a
continuous improvement cycle that includes training, implementing
and monitoring campus/district initiatives and reflecting on
- Actively participate in campus and district decision-making
processes and discussions as it relates to curriculum and
- Inform campus and district personnel when support is needed for
course content, instructional practices/resources, and
- Provide a venue for two-way communication between the campus
and the central office Curriculum and Instruction Department.
- Maintain classroom observation records and anecdotal
information for periodic discussion and review. Collaborate with
administrative team to identify instructional strengths and
weaknesses of the campus teaching staff.
- Actively pursue opportunities for life-long learning and
- Other duties as assigned by Central Office.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain
emotional control and objectivity under stress. Perform tasks with
frequent interruptions. Prolonged and careful attention to detail.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. May require
in-district travel. Prolonged use of computer. Bending, stretching,
light lifting of boxes of supplies and materials. Occasional
prolonged and irregular hours.
Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries
by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the
principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal
protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences
immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing
efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
The information contained in this job description is for
compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and
foregoing statements describe the general purpose and
responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential