Are you excited by the opportunity to be a member of a School Improvement team at a recognized nonprofit organization that has been partnering with states, districts and schools since 1948 to identify and adopt strategies that help teachers, counselors and school leaders empower youth to connect the classroom with the real world through coaching and professional development?
The Southern Regional Education Board works with states to improve education at every level, from early childhood through doctoral education. Our vision is that each child and adult in the SREB region will have high-quality educational opportunities that build on the rich diversity of the region and lead to productive, meaningful lives and robust economies.
SREB is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, organization based in Atlanta. We are an organization of professionals committed to our mission: helping states and educators improve student access and achievement to improve the social and economic vitality of the SREB region.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a School Improvement Leadership Coach to provide leader, teacher, district and school instructional support through coaching and professional development.
If you want to be a member of a team dedicated to improving quality of life by advancing education through coaching and professional development, we want you to apply!
What does a Leadership Coach do?
- Designs, plans, facilitates, and evaluates professional development with leaders, teachers, students and administrators.
- Coaches school and district leaders for continuous school improvement.
- Plans and designs new models of instruction to ensure students are college and career ready upon graduation.
- Prepares and presents professional development material to principals, teachers, and other district staff.
- Analyzes district and site teachers’ effectiveness data to determine strategic recommendations and/or district professional development.
- Identify and initiate contact with potential future sites; assist with the development of proposals for contracts.
- Observes and provides teacher feedback on classroom instruction; communicates with school and district leaders regarding teacher progress towards instructional shifts.
- Collects evidence of instructional strategies; uses evidence to help teachers, coaches, and administrators adjust instruction.
- Assists schools/districts with creating and sustaining professional learning communities.
What does it take to be a Leadership Coach?
- Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Leadership or related field, AND Four (4) years of classroom experience, AND
- One (1) year in a school or district leadership role, OR Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and carry up to 20 pounds
- Ability to travel overnight (work is subject to extended travel 80-85%)
For this opportunity, we seek candidates who have knowledge in:
- Current trends in education and instructional design.
- Principles and practices of instruction, effective lesson planning and lesson design.
- Principles and practices of project management.
- Principles, practices, materials and techniques of public information and education.
For this opportunity, we seek candidates who have skill in:
- Managing multiple projects and priorities and meeting deadlines.
- Managing teachers and leaders in the execution of a school improvement process.
- Using computer-aided desktop publishing hardware and software.
- Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
- Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
- Analyzing multiple sources of data to make decisions on improving instruction.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted during the work.
- Must have or previously had a teaching certificate.
- Has or previously had a principal or supervisor certificate - preferred.
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Ability to travel overnight frequently (work is subject to extended travel)
- Current contracts servicing Georgia, Mississippi and Georgia - applicants in commuting distance - preferred.
- Candidates should be located near a major airport.
- Successful completion of a background investigation and drug test.
- Valid Driver’s License