ID# 000590

Secondary Math Coach

Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Math Coach to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Coordinator of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Math Coach will provide support with Common Core Math instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis to a single school site. The Coach will serve as a Partnership team member, and work primarily with one school. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic school-site planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with secondary Math instruction, teacher development and Common Core.

Job Requirements

• Leadership experiences designing, organizing, and facilitating professional development for adult learners
• Instructional coaching, observation/feedback skills
• Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and build strong working and mentoring relationships with adults (required)
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, instructional staff, and support staff (required)
• Exceptional critical thinking skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
• A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of possibility in stressful situations
• Strong analytical skills, including the ability to utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision-making
• Strong computer skills

Knowledge of
• Adult learning theory, facilitation skills, and design of professional development
• The Common Core Instructional Shifts for Mathematics and Standards for Mathematical Practice
• Instructional knowledge and skills to pass a rigorous observer certification assessment or already hold a passing observer certification rating
• Use and analysis of assessment data to inform instruction
• Experience and comfort observing and providing direct feedback to teachers, both written and verbal, that leads to immediate improvement
• Integrating technology, classroom observation, and supplementary materials

• A proven record of academic success working with students in historically underserved schools and setting high expectations for teachers and students
• Completion of rigorous classroom observation training preferred; LAUSD candidates will be required to have completed observer training and show evidence of certification (or commit to in‐depth training)
• At least three (3) years of successful full-time teaching experience
• At least two (2) years of successful school leadership experience (coaching, department chair, BTSA coach, peer observer, etc.)
• An earned master’s degree or advanced degree preferred
• Ability to travel between our network schools in South Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, and Watts (must possess a valid Driver’s License)
• Mathematics degree a plus
• Smarter Balanced Item Reviewer and/or Writer a plus
• Spanish fluency a plus

Required Application Documents

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