High School Math Coach

Kamehameha Schools Honolulu, Hawaii
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High School Math Coach

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Aloha mai! Mahalo for your interest in Kamehameha Schools. If you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your skills and talents and grow in your profession, while serving and strengthening our Native Hawaiian community, we would love to have you join our ohana!

Job Summary

In collaboration with campus instructional leaders, provides mentoring, training and coaching of faculty; promotes and builds positive relationships, and focuses upon improving curricular and instructional practice in math from K-12. Leads specific school-improvement initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

Observation, Coaching and Training
  • Works collaboratively with the campus instructional leadership team to strengthen the alignment, delivery and quality of the K-12 math curriculum. Regularly observes, demonstrates and shares expertise with teachers, administrators and evaluators to serve as a faculty-based professional development coach and/or trainer. Responsible for assisting in the improvement of math instruction through analysis of instructional teaching methods, identification and management of professional development opportunities and follow-up and coaching of strategies related to campus, division and individual professional development goals.

  • Train, supervise, and mentor teachers, administrators, instructional evaluators specific to math curriculum and instruction.
  • Act as an instructional coach, who helps both new and veteran teachers develop stronger lesson plans, improve their instruction or classroom-management techniques, or acquire new professional skills.
  • Act as a facilitator and coordinator of a K-12 math professional learning community working together to improve their teaching skills.
  • Lead efforts to modify, improve and align school-wide math curriculum and accelerated K-12 pathways for students.
  • Participate with campus leadership in understanding, analyzing, and interpreting student-achievement data, as well as using those findings to improve instructional efficacy in math throughout the school.
  • May lead action-research projects or engage in additional study and research projects to grow professionally and enhance their professional contributions to the school.

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications - An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for the requirements listed.
  • Master s Degree.
  • Minimum 7 years of related work experience in an educational, teaching profession, or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of: Basic principles, theories, and practices of education, including curriculum program planning and development;
  • Working knowledge of standards-based K-12 education, and/or experience as a mentor teacher/coach/cooperating teacher;
  • Supervision of personnel (observations, conferencing, data and feedback, and documentation); planning for school or program improvement.
  • Ability to design, monitor, and evaluate plans, programs, and procedures;
  • Ability to be flexible in work hours and travel address quality control issues around educational assessment and program evaluation
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with others; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to write technical and professional reports for decision-making in the educational field;
  • Ability to analyze programs; and facilitate, present and explain program procedures and data to staff and families.
  • Excellent working knowledge of technology and proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, word processing, data management, and presentation applications.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to manage competing priorities. Strong project management skills and proven experience executing complex projects

Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching license or certification; such as State Teachers license, National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), Highly

Qualified Teacher designation, etc.
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, and current instructional strategies appropriate for K-12 math.
  • Previous experience working with teachers.
  • Recent teaching and coaching experience in primary area of responsibility.
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation of Hawaiian cultural values.

Physical Requirements
  • Frequently sit, perform desk based computer tasks and grasp light/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel, crawl, climb, reach/work about shoulder, grasp forcefully.

Working Conditions
  • Work is conducted in office and classroom environments and may also require work to be conducted in non- standard workplaces.
  • Work is typically conducted Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. but evening and weekend hours may be required to meet goals and objectives.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

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Kapalama Campus

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Honolulu, Hawaii

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