Math Coach (2022-2023 School Year)

Colonial School District

New Castle, Delaware

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Date Posted June 21, 2022
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
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Position: Math Coach - District
Certified as an Math Teacher
Location: Assigned to Curriculum & Instruction Division
TLC Center
State Date: August 2022
Reports to: Director/Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction
Compensation: Refer to current teacher salary scale on District website
Work Year: 10 months

To create and sustain an educational environment conducive to the fulfillment of the District’s Mission so that maximum positive impact on the education of children can be realized. A teacher is responsible for planning, organizing, and delivering instruction based on the approved curriculum and Common Core State Standards to help students move towards academic proficiency.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:
1. Must be eligible or hold State of Delaware Certification as an Middle School or
Secondary Math Teacher
2. Passed Praxis II for Middle School or Secondary Mathematics
3. Bachelor’s degree or Master degree
4. Student Teaching
5. Proficient in Technology, Microsoft Office Applications, Children’s Educational
Software etc.
6. Demonstrates sensitivity to issues impacting various cultural, ethnic and
socioeconomic groups.
7. Show evidence of knowledge regarding practices known to be effective in
promoting student learning while shows evidence of knowledge while
increasing student achievement
8. Demonstrates understanding and ability to perform job related tasks.
9. Regular attendance is an essential function of the position
10. Acceptable Criminal Background Report and no entries on Child Abuse Registry
in the State of Delaware.
11. Must be able to support teachers and/or faculty remotely - based upon the needs
of the building.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities related to the District. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Work in conjunction with school administrators to improve mathematics
achievement in designated schools.
2. Coach and consult with both tenured and non-tenured teachers regarding
the use and implementation of the Common Core State Standards in mathematics
understanding the curriculum, delivering instruction and classroom management
3. Develop and present workshops for teachers that support CCS (school-based
In service sessions, after school workshops and summer workshops)
4. Model best instructional practices and effective classroom management
5. Participate in district technology workshops in order to meaningfully embed
technology into math instruction and assessment.
6. Have a strong understanding of the content in order to develop quality formative
and summative assessments
7. Serve as a resource to schools, administrators, and teacher regarding curricular
and assessment issues.
8. Collaborate with building school success teams, PLC’s, and intervention teams
9. Assist in data interpretation that supports student achievement
10. Work with staff on special projects and training relating to best practices
11. Collaborate and assist other state mathematics specialists through Math Coalition
12. Other duties as assigned are determined by district or program need.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. This job inquires repetitive stooping, twisting and bending. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Why Apply in Colonial
When you apply, you will have:
  • The opportunity to teach with a very knowledgeable, high-achieving and fun school team.
  • An innovative and diverse work atmosphere.
  • The ability to grow and learn in a considerate, and open-minded culture with supportive school colleagues.
  • Access to new and exciting technologies to use in your classroom daily.
  • A competitive salary with generous benefit packages.
  • The opportunity to make an impact on the lives of students and families daily in Delaware.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications may apply by completing and employment application at no later than 11:59 pm on the closing date. A resume and teaching certification are required for external candidates and for internal candidates resume is required.

Applicants needing special accommodations in the application process of this vacancy announcement may contact the Human Resources Division at (302)323-2712.

Note: Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

The Colonial School District is a family of more than 16 schools serving over 10,000 students in the New Castle, Delaware area. We are committed to hiring a diverse teaching staff to create warm, joyful, student-centered and welcoming schools. We believe educational inequity is the most pressing social problem facing Delaware and we are working to help solve this problem through the Power of We. The driving force around how Colonial operates, the Power of we is organized around four driving pillars:
  • Early Childhood
  • Leadership & Learning
  • Innovation
  • Access & Opportunity

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As per the collective bargaining agreement between Colonial Education Association and Colonial School District, vacancies are posted between March 1 and July 31 so employees covered by this agreement may apply for vacancies in accordance with the application procedures stated on the publicized vacancy announcement.

Procedures: Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews and selection of candidates will begin once the posting has been active for five (5) days.