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ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTIONAL COACH

Idaho Digital Learning Academy (learn more)

Boise, Idaho (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3333290
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: July 31, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 17, 2020

Job Description

Position Description – Elementary Instructional Coach (Full Time)


Position Summary:

The Elementary Instructional Coach will provide training and support to Full-Time Online Elementary Instructors. Working in partnership with the Supervision Team and Professional Development Team, this position will identify instructional support needs and deliver professional development to help meet each teacher’s needs. They will also support the instructional development of all Elementary Teachers in understanding the Idaho Core Standards and varied assessments, the Danielson Framework for Teaching, and data analysis for the purpose of informing instruction.

The Elementary Instructional Coach will meet regularly with each Full-Time Online Elementary Teacher to provide ongoing training and support. They will model instruction of concepts and effective instructional strategies for online Elementary students. This position will also help build and deliver quality intervention supports to meet the individual needs of online Elementary students.
This position may be located anywhere in Idaho. This position may require occasional travel for training, professional development, or to attend organizationational meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Idaho teaching certificate with a K-8 endorsement
  • Five years experience in classroom or online teaching environment
  • Master’s degree in literacy, instruction, curriculum, leadership or other related field preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong technology background
  • Experience developing online content using digital tools
  • Experience in a support or training role
  • High level ability of operating in an online capacity
  • Positive and professional demeanor
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Conduct timely, relevant, and frequent professional development sessions for Elementary Teachers
  • Facilitate regular synchronous teacher collaboration meetings and trainings
  • Meet regularly with each Elementary Teacher to provide ongoing training and support
  • Be available for additional on demand support for Elementary Teachers, as needed
  • Working under the direction of the PD Lead, build and maintain Elementary Professional Development
  • Informally observe (non-evaluative) lessons and provide feedback for a teacher’s professional growth and students’ success
  • Working with the Supervision Team, provide individualized support and/or coaching plans for Elementary Teachers to support student improvement
  • Model instruction of concepts and online strategies for synchronous and asynchronous use
  • Support the instructional development of all teachers in understanding the Idaho Core Standards and varied assessments, the Danielson Framework for Teaching, and data analysis
  • Build strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and other coaches
  • Support teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels
  • Assist in the facilitation of data team meetings, parent meetings, or other outreach
  • Develop resources for Tier 2 interventions and provide Tier 2/3 interventions when appropriate
  • Provide assistance in researching instructional and/or curriculum issues and coaching for implementing a solution
  • Adhere to the Code of Ethics for Idaho Professional Educators
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, schedules, coordination resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned by the IDLA PD Lead
Hours and Salary:


This position can be located anywhere in Idaho. The hired applicant may begin work as early as August 17, 2020, pending the applicant’s availability. This is a one year position that will terminate on May 28, 2021. Annual salary is $50,000. Full time positions are eligible for excellent medical insurance coverage, PERSI retirement, and paid leave. IDLA provides necessary home office equipment and communication and internet connectivity as required by the position.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Teacher Mentor
    Online > Online
    Student Services > Teacher Mentor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Idaho Digital Learning Academy 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.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Lesley Nickel
    • PO Box 10017
    • Boise, Idaho 83702

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