Education Service Center Region 11
Leads implementation of K-12 instructional support, curriculum, assessment, and professional learning for a specific Content Area. Coordinates delivery of ongoing instructional support to campuses through professional learning, coaching, and in classroom support with curriculum, instruction, assessment, and student-centered, equity-driven instructional practices. Leads data-driven conversations to support student and teacher growth. Collaborates with campus administrators in the alignment of campus instructional practices to increase student achievement and campus outcomes/goals. Supports highest needs campuses across the District as an equity strategy designed to improve outcomes of our most marginalized students and communities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Provides instructional leadership for assigned campuses.
- Leads team of Instructional Coaches in delivering ongoing instructional support for K-12.
- Builds capacity of campus administrators, lead content teachers, and classroom teachers across the District.
- Builds capacity of Content Instructional Coaches to ensure consistent instructional support K-12.
- Designs, develops, and maintains district-level curriculum and assessments for grade levels and courses.
- Provides leadership in the identification, evaluation, adoption, and integration of effective educational resources into the curriculum.
- Contributes to the development of districtwide professional learning plan based on data trends and District initiatives.
- Creates professional learning for assigned campuses based on identified instructional needs.
- Designs, delivers, and supports presentations for professional learning offerings as determined by instructional needs.
- Supports teachers with instructional needs through observation/feedback, modeling, co-teaching, coaching, and professional learning.
- Collaborates with teachers on planning and preparing standards-aligned lessons.
- Collaborates with campus instructional coaches and campus leadership teams.
- Debriefs and conducts professional conversations with teachers regarding instructional delivery.
- Collaborates with other Content Coordinators and Content Coaches across the Teaching & Learning organization.
- Ensures accurate and timely records to document campus support.
- Demonstrates a growth mindset in working with and building strong relationships with teachers.
- Attends department meetings, trainings, and professional learning as assigned.
- Follows established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing; operates tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
- Corrects unsafe conditions in work area and promptly reports any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
- Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff, and makes recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
Personal Work Relationships
- All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
- Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
- Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
- Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork; responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.
Other Duties as Assigned
- Performs all job-related duties as assigned and in accordance with Board rules, policies and regulations. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education, special education, individuals with disabilities, and so forth.
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiation of instruction necessary to create effective and productive student-centered learning environments.
- Knowledge of assigned content facts, concepts, theories, and principles that are being taught.
- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis, and the formulation of action plans.
- Knowledge of multicultural diversity issues in the workplace.
- Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing with all levels of the organization.
- Skill in talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Skill in preparing high quality, vertically aligned curriculum documents.
- Skill in professional learning, technical assistance, and consultation.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work, meeting multiple deadlines with great attention to detail.
- Ability to be flexible with personal time, to work after school and /or on Saturdays to provide professional learning activities and/or facilitate/accomplish other needed activities.
- Ability to use software to access databases, email, create spreadsheets, and do word processing.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
- Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical & Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals.
- Posture: Prolonged sitting and standing; occasional stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
- Motion: Frequent repetitive hand motions, including keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
- Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
- Environment: Works in an office setting; may require occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours.
- Attendance: Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.
- Mental Demands: Maintains emotional control under stress; works with frequent interruptions.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in Education, content area, and/or a related field to subject being taught required;
- Master’s degree from accredited college or university in Education, content area, and/or a related field to subject being taught preferred.
- Certification/License: Valid Texas Teaching Certification in Science and/or level of assignment.
- 4-6 years required including:
- Experience Teaching Science;
- Experience with diverse student population, especially in a large multicultural urban district;
- Experience facilitating or presenting professional learning;
- Experience writing curriculum and developing assessments;
- Experience with leadership role – either campus or District-level;
- Experience as a District-level content coordinator or instructional specialist preferred.
Education in above fields Experience
Bachelor’s degree 6 years
Master’s degree 4 years
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
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