Bastrop ISDINSTRUCTIONAL COACH (Special Funded) (4177)

Bastrop ISD

INSTRUCTIONAL COACH (Special Funded) (4177) (4177)

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TitleINSTRUCTIONAL COACH (Special Funded) (4177)
Posting ID4177



Job Title

Instructional Coach

Evaluation Type



Designated Campus/Department

Pay Grade

Teacher Salary Schedule with a $7500 Stipend




Date Revised

April 2016



Campus Principal and/or Chief Academic Officer


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 achievment.
  • 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 areas.
  • Assist individual teachers and teams with analyzing multiple sources of data, including student work, to reflect on student growth and determine appropriate instruction.
  • Understand effective, research based instructional practices and assist teachers in implementing these practices.
  • Support teachers’ implementation of differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Co-teach and model instructional strategies that ensure rigorous core instruction for all learners.
  • 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 behaviors.
  • 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 administered.
  • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the campus/department improvement plans.
  • 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 administrators.
  • 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 programs.


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 performance.


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 campuses.
  • 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 initiatives.


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 satisfaction.
  • 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 required.






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



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



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

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/04/2019
End Date06/20/2019