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High School Instructional Coach: STEM at Downtown College Prep (DCP)

Application Deadline

10/23/2023 9:48:31 AM Pacific

Date Posted
10/13/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Add'l Salary Info
$82,897 - $124,345 Dependent on years of experience and credential type. Plus Medical, Dental & Vision benefits, and optional 403b, 457b & FSA
Length of Work Year
2023-2024
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Downtown College Prep (DCP) prepares first-generation students for college success. DCP was the first charter school in Silicon Valley and currently operates one high school and two middle schools in San Jose, CA. DCP currently serves students in grades 5-12. Downtown College Prep was founded with the belief that all students, regardless of background and prior academic achievement, can and should be prepared for college success. Our vision is to ensure that more first-generation students have the vision, confidence, and academic skills to succeed in college and beyond, realizing their fullest potential and harnessing their power to become leaders in their field and community. Do you have a passion for social justice through educational attainment? Consider DCP's Operating Principles and join our team: STUDENTS FIRST - We believe in every student’s capacity to succeed and stay focused by asking “What’s best for kids?” PASSION - We take steps to see this work as more than a job by pushing ourselves to learn and improve. TRUST - We take risks to be vulnerable, authentic and empathetic while assuming best intentions. SERVICE - We support one another, maintain perspective through challenges and seek ways to be helpful. OPTIMISM - We show gratitude by celebrating the small and big wins, and maintaining a vision of success. HUMILITY - We choose to be self-aware and reflective so that all perspectives are valued without judgment.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Instructional Coach will support the professional growth and development of teacher effectiveness so that DCP students can meet or exceed their academic goals. The Instructional Coach will support teachers in setting professional learning goals and employ a variety of strategies to meet the individual needs of teachers. The Instructional Coach will work with teachers of all experience levels and support them in deepening their practice in the key areas of--understanding first generation students, content and planning, instructional delivery, assessment, and developing a safe and effective learning environment. Additionally, the Instructional Coach will work closely with the site administration to support the organizational and site-based academic initiatives, and will be a key contributor to the design and implementation of teacher professional development.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

- 4+ years of successful teaching and leadership experience in classroom settings with diverse student populations - Experience leading and coaching teachers - Belief in and commitment to the DCP Mission - Deep content knowledge in one or more of the following disciplines: English or Math Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards - Deep knowledge of effective teaching practices - Knowledge of how to differentiate instruction for English Learners and students with special needs - Demonstrated commitment to ongoing, reflective, inquiry-based practice - Ability to develop strong relationships that are characterized by the DCP Operating Principles - Valid (clear) California teaching credential - Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction preferred

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

    - 4+ years of successful teaching and leadership experience in classroom settings with diverse student populations - Experience leading and coaching teachers - Belief in and commitment to the DCP Mission - Deep content knowledge in one or more of the following disciplines: English or Math Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards - Deep knowledge of effective teaching practices - Knowledge of how to differentiate instruction for English Learners and students with special needs - Demonstrated commitment to ongoing, reflective, inquiry-based practice - Ability to develop strong relationships that are characterized by the DCP Operating Principles - Valid (clear) California teaching credential - Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction preferred

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      **If submitting Official Transcripts Please send them to HR@DCP.ORG

      Comments and Other Information


      **If submitting Official Transcripts Please send them to HR@DCP.ORG