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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2837593
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: August 1, 2017

Job Description




JOB TITLE:       English Instructional Coach & Spanish Instructional Coach


STATUS:           Full Time, Exempt Position


The Instructional Coach will work with teachers in a Spanish/English Two-Way-Immersion and Expeditionary Learning (EL) Program to support and improve student learning. The Instructional Coach will enhance individual and small group learning opportunities for teachers through implementing and integrating the dual language and EL curriculum. This position requires the individual to coach, model, mentor, and facilitate instruction for regular classroom teachers. The Instructional Coach will assist teachers in incorporating technology for instructional purposes.   To learn more about our innovative school, please visit our school website



  • Observe teacher practice and provide feedback to individual teachers. Utilize the coaching model of planning, demonstrating, and providing feedback with teachers.
  • Conduct teacher evaluations and develop teacher improvement plans when necessary.
  • Coordinate with counterpart coach English and Spanish language assessments and achievement tests for students.
  • Coach small groups and individual teachers in analyzing student assessment data and using data to differentiate instruction.
  • Provide the teachers with specific instructional strategies and lesson based on RTI assessment data. Provide teachers and paraprofessionals with strategies, tools, and techniques to promote effective teaching practices in Expeditionary Learning and dual language instruction.
  • Assist in the alignment of coaching and professional development to school-wide goals.
  • Support teachers in achieving results for all students. Demonstrate exemplary classroom practice and understanding of dual language best practices to improve student achievement.
  • Provide regular, written status reports to Head of School (HOS). Maintain manual and electronic data to determine impact of coaching on student achievement.  
  • Support teachers with curriculum software and classroom-related technologies.
  • Model lessons when necessary.
  • Articulate and monitor desired outcomes and goals in collaboration with Head Of School (HOS) and educational contracted consultants.
  • Hold a growth-mindset for self, colleagues, and students.
  • Establish trust, rapport, and credibility with the school community.
  • Manage time effectively to maximize teacher schedules and learning.
  • Attend workshops/ conferences for ongoing personal learning including Expeditionary Learning and Dual Language Instruction.



  • Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from an accredited college/university. Dual-Language Education, or Second-language Acquisition, or Literacy, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and curriculum software to provide quality instruction.
  • Ability to work with adult learners.
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience in elementary education.   
  • Experience in bilingual settings highly preferred.  Experience with learner-centered, project-based approaches highly desirable.
  • Current Delaware License eligible
  • 2 positions available - 1 Spanish native speaker required, 1 Spanish proficiency preferred.  


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
    Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Innovative Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Shelley Vincent, Sr. Human Resources Specialist
    • 100 W. 10th St.
    • Suite 403
    • Wilmington, Delaware 19801

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