Middle School Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Instru

Recruiter
Danbury Public Schools District
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VACANCY

2016/2017 School Year

Job Description:

The SIOP Coach will play an essential role in the SIOP Model implementation process by providing stability and consistency to this professional development initiative. The coach's encouragement and support will help teachers develop and maintain fidelity to the SIOP model of delivery of instruction.

Certification Requirements: CT TESOL Certification and Elementary school experience.

Qualifications:

* Valid CT TESOL teaching certificate (111)

* Five (5) years successful teaching experience with English language learners (ELLs);

* Experience training staff on Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP);

* Ability to implement and monitor best practices in second language acquisition;

* Ability to work within and across departments and grade spans;

* Knowledge and ability to articulate and achieve alignment of CT ELL Framework and DPS curriculum goals;

* Knowledge of Data Teams' philosophy and practice.

Essential Job Functions:

* Coach SIOP-trained teachers through observations, co-planning, co-teaching, and site-based SIOP follow-up support meetings and training workshops;

* Coach ESL, Bilingual, and content-area teachers in modifying and differentiating instruction and assessment for ELLs;

* Demonstrate model lessons for ESL, Bilingual and content-area teachers using the SIOP features;

* Develop, implement and conduct differentiated training and staff development activities for faculty;

* Use data management systems to inform instructional practice and shape professional development activities;

* Assist school-based teams to develop capacity to train and coach more classroom and content-area teachers;

* Perform related duties as assigned

APPLICATION PROCESS

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