Bastrop ISD

Instructional Coach, Special Funded (4104) (4104)

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TitleInstructional Coach, Special Funded (4104)
Posting ID4104

    Job Description

    Job Title

    Instructional Coach

    Evaluation Type



    Designated Campus/Department

    Pay Grade

    Teacher Salary Schedule with a $7500 Stipend




    Date Revised

    February 2019


    Campus Principal and/or Associate Superintendent of C&I



    BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY:  Provide support to teachers, campus, and district staff members in implementing best instructional practices and use of technology; promote positive change and commitment for engaged learning environments leading to improved student performance.


    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.


    Instructional Management:

    • Develop relationships with adults that lead to positive change in instructional practices and student
    • Plan and deliver high-quality professional learning and support teachers with implementation of new strategies into day-to-day teaching and learning.
    • Assist teachers with understanding state standards for proficiency at all grade levels and content
    • Assist individual teachers and teams with analyzing multiple sources of data, including student work, to reflect on student growth and determine appropriate
    • Understand effective, research based instructional practices and assist teachers in implementing these
    • Support teachers’ implementation of differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all
    • Co-teach and model instructional strategies that ensure rigorous core instruction for all
    • Conduct coaching conversations with teachers to promote reflection and instructional improvement. Record and collect data from instructional observations and coaching conversations.
    • Observe classroom instruction and provide timely and specific feedback with a focus on students’ learning
    • Support the implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of assigned programs for elementary and secondary education, curriculum, and/or instructional support, and ensure that assigned programs are efficiently and effectively
    • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the campus/department improvement
    • Conference with classroom teachers to problem solve and plan for instruction.
    • Collaborate with district and campus administration to implement activities and specific instructional strategies.
    • Support teams in lesson planning, ensuring vertical and horizontal alignment.
    • Integrate technology into the instructional curriculum.


    Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:

    • Respond in a timely and positive manner to all requests for support from campus and district
    • Coordinate departmental activities with other District offices and administrators and provide assistance to requesting departments.
    • Follow District and department policies and procedures.
    • Serve as a resource for teachers and administrators when selecting instructional materials and programs.
    • Coordinate instructional resources of campus specific materials.


    Organization Improvement:

    • Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve


    Professional Growth and Development:

    • Actively engage in professional development training, reading and research to keep current on instructional best practices and regularly share new learning with teachers and administrators.
    • Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves District


    Texas Academic Performance Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:

    • Support the administration of state-mandated testing at campuses in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
    • Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist with planning corrective action for the affected group of students and/or
    • Analyze campus data to assist with development of campus goals.
    • Analyze and interpret data from district and campus assessments; work with administrators and teachers to make informed decisions based on the results.
    • Ensure improvement with district and campus outcomes related to district and state targets.


    School/Community Relations:

    • Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the District’s


    Organization Morale:

    • Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision-making process.
    • Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer
    • Communicate effectively with campus and district leadership.
    • Establish and maintain open communication by conducing conferences with teachers.
    • Utilize social media appropriately to expand the professional learning community.
    • Maintain professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
    • Demonstrate and use ethical practices in professional development and supporting educator effectiveness.


    Other Responsibilities:

    • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
    • Perform other job-related duties as





    • Knowledge of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and state
    • Knowledge of curriculum design, implementation, and
    • Knowledge of effective instruction and classroom management
    • Knowledge and understanding of the complexities of building collaborative structures in educational
    • Skill in using technology as a learning tool in all content
    • Skill in analyzing and reflecting on student data, including work samples, to improve instructional
    • Ability to locate and obtain instructional materials to support best practice
    • Ability to engage others in collective inquiry and problem-solving.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders in groups of various



    ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, valid Texas Teacher Certification with an ESL supplement, and three years of classroom teaching experience.


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.



    • Maintain emotional control under
    • Work with frequent interruptions.
    • Travel district wide
    • Sit for extended periods of
    • Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand
    • Lift and/or carry up to 20
    • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom



    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior office work environment with little or no exposure to physical
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$48,200.00 - $68,103.00 / Per Year
LocationLost Pines Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/02/2019