Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

School: Columbine Elementary

Position Title: Biliteracy Instructional Coach

Position Start Date: August 10, 2022

Position Type: Teachers-Licensed

FTE: 1.0 - Temporary dates 8/10/2022 - 5/26/2023 

Closing Date: June 27, 2022

Summary:

The Biliteracy Instructional Coach will facilitate data discussions and Data Driven Instruction (DDI). The coach will work closely with principals and the instructional leadership team to provide school level coaching and professional development for teachers and administrators in the use of high leverage instructional strategies and assessment tools which have a direct impact on student growth and achievement.

Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation of data driven instruction as part of the school improvement work.
  • Support the work of educators to improve their effectiveness at closing the achievement gap and improving outcomes for students across the district.
  • Support teachers in managing READ Plans and implementing research-based intervention strategies. 
  • Encourage, coach, and monitor data driven instruction in collaboration with the Principal. 
  • Support the network teams to connect with schools.
  • Identify best practices to increase data driven instruction for teachers. 
  • Meet and plan with teachers to promote data driven instruction. 
  • Attend and/or plan professional development activities.
  • Work with district supervisors and school improvement teams to assist in accomplishing goals, objectives, and activities indicated on Unified Improvement Plan (UIP). 
  • Work with content area and classroom teachers to research and develop related standards based classroom assessments and communicate information aligned to the strategic plan.
  • Builds internal capacity of school personnel and school leadership teams to become effective users of data.
  • Assist school with analyzing summative school data and plan for improvement using strengths and opportunities. Assist teachers and administrators with using formative assessment data in classroom instruction.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Currently hold a Colorado teaching license or have licensure application in process with appropriate endorsement in a Elementary or Secondary Education (must upload license or in process documentation to application)
  • Minimum of three years experience working with student data analysis
  • Communicate (read, write and speak) in English
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application 
  • Proficient in the use of Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, etc) and other applications appropriate to the job. 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Preferred:

  • Understanding of practices and protocols used to support Data Driven Instruction (DDI) 

    Salary Information:

    Application and Selection Procedure:

    • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
    • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
    • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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