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MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH & SCIENCE COACH

Watertown Middle School
Watertown Public Schools
Watertown, MA

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Job Details
Job ID: 3993551
Application Deadline: August 18, 2022
Posted: August 4, 2022
Starting Date: August 31, 2022

Job Description
Position: Middle School Math & Science Coach
Position Type: Teacher Coach
Location: Watertown Middle School
Reports to: K – 8 Math/Science Coordinator; Principal
Affiliation: WEA Unit A
Salary range: Per Contract

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of the type of work that is performed and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for by this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Other duties may be assigned.

The responsibilities may include:

  • In collaboration with coordinator and teachers, map curriculum aligned closely to MA frameworks.
  • Collaborate with the Math/Science Coordinator to develop research-based interventions/curriculum for Tier 2 Response to Intervention and supplemental resources
  • Lead in-district, embedded professional development
  • Non-evaluative math coach to teachers, conducts regular coaching cycles
  • Facilitate math and science data conversations and meetings
  • Attend grade level meetings related to math and science, as needed
  • Attend outside professional development and relay information to colleagues
  • Partner with curriculum coordinator, data/assessment analyst, teachers, in math curriculum mapping, assessment creation, and data analysis
  • Assist teachers with implementation of i-Ready diagnostic assessment as well as online instruction.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The Superintendent may waive or modify the qualification requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with teachers and administrators to set high academic and instructional expectations
  • Familiarity with best practices in math instruction, and is comfortable modeling instruction when needed
  • Holds the belief that all children can learn and be successful in math and science

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • A current Massachusetts Teaching License/Certification
  • Three or more successful years of experience teaching middle school students math, preferred
  • Owns a passion for math and science teaching and learning
  • Degree in mathematics, preferred

Welcome to Watertown Middle School!

Mission The Watertown Middle School, in partnership with families and the community, provides a supportive and challenging learning environment where every student feels safe, respected, and valued. As a place for transition, the Middle School nurtures the development of self-esteem and the unique emotional, social, ethical and academic growth of each student.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Watertown Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Contact Information
Elizabeth Kaplan, Elementary Coordinator
175 Orchard Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
Phone: 617-926-7770
Email: Elizabeth.kaplan@watertown.k12.ma.us

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