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Requisition Number 19-3368
Title (CASC) Reading Coach 2019/20
City Statewide
State SC
Description

[CASC] Reading Coach INSPIRE THE FUTURE

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference.

Passionate Reading Coach are needed at the K12 partner school, Cyber Academy of South Carolina. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The Reading Coach researches and provides teachers with information and guidance regarding innovative literacy practices, conducts/facilitates pilots of instructional materials and implementations, and measures the effectiveness of these efforts by monitoring student progress and using performance data to continually adjust and improve upon student literacy.

The mission of Cyber Academy of South Carolina is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

AS A Reading Coach, YOU WILL ENJOY...

  • Researches and provides content knowledge, resources and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative literacy practices; Imparts knowledge and supports teachers through activities such as introducing new teaching strategies, assessment techniques and results interpretation as well as preparing resource materials for use by districts, conducting one-to-one discussions and coaching sessions, demonstrating lessons with pre-and post-discussions analysis, conducting study groups, participating in staff meetings and professional development;
  • Coordinates/facilitates pilots of instructional materials and software implementations;
  • Monitors student progress through K12’s interactive lessons and daily assessments;
  • Coordinates/facilitates reading intervention initiatives for students in grades K-6
  • Collects and reviews work samples; Grades work, as appropriate;
  • Alerts administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress;
  • Maintains the confidentiality of school, teachers, and classrooms.

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to help describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned.

  • Collaborates with the national network of K12 teachers;
  • Builds community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events;
  • Maintains paperwork consistently, appropriately and in a timely manner.

    Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
  • Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, and conveys good news and bad.
  • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Get to know (CASC) !

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Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12's learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child's learning.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field of study AND
  • Five (5) years teaching experience AND
  • Two (2) years of successful coaching/mentoring experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

    Certificates and Licenses:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and an add‐on certification for literacy coach, or
  • Hold a master’s degree of higher in reading or a closely related field and be pursing the requirement qualifications in coaching, or
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and are enrolled and actively pursuing the literacy coach endorsement by enrollment in an SCDE approved program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel %25 of time
  • Ability to pass required background check

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Education
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a home based position.
WHO ARE WE?

K12

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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