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Job ID: 46609b34-998e-4c1c-b417-26b777a14567 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: 8/18/2017 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Do you have a strong desire to be member of an Expeditionary Learning Dual-Language Elementary School? Are you reflective and committed to on-going professional growth?

Are you respectful of others and sensitive to professional norms of interaction in different situations?


La Academia is seeking high-energy, visionary, and dynamic educators to join our staff of a Wilmington, Delaware based Charter Elementary School that uses Expeditionary Learning (EL), a nationally recognized education model, to drive the instruction in a dual-language setting. The first of its kind in Delaware, the school applies EL's project based approach to learning while teaching all students in both English and Spanish. The ideal applicant believes that all students are capable of high academic achievement regardless of socioeconomic status and are open to challenging themselves in an innovative learning environment. To learn more about our innovative school, please visit our school website http://academiacharter.com/.

JOB TITLE: English Instructional Coach & Spanish Instructional Coach

STATUS: Full Time, Exempt Position


The Instructional Coach will work with teachers in a Spanish/English Two-Way-Immersion and Expeditionary Learning (EL) Program to support and improve student learning. The Instructional Coach will enhance individual and small group learning opportunities for teachers through implementing and integrating the dual language and EL curriculum. This position requires the individual to coach, model, mentor, and facilitate instruction for regular classroom teachers. The Instructional Coach will assist teachers in incorporating technology for instructional purposes. To learn more about our innovative school, please visit our school website http://academiacharter.com/.


 Observe teacher practice and provide feedback to individual teachers. Utilize the coaching model of planning, demonstrating, and providing feedback with teachers.

 Conduct teacher evaluations and develop teacher improvement plans when necessary.

 Coordinate with counterpart coach English and Spanish language assessments and achievement tests for students.

 Coach small groups and individual teachers in analyzing student assessment data and using data to differentiate instruction.

 Provide the teachers with specific instructional strategies and lesson based on RTI assessment data. Provide teachers and paraprofessionals with strategies, tools, and techniques to promote effective teaching practices in Expeditionary Learning and dual language instruction.

 Assist in the alignment of coaching and professional development to school-wide goals.

 Support teachers in achieving results for all students. Demonstrate exemplary classroom practice and understanding of dual language best practices to improve student achievement.

Academia Antonia Alonso Charter School Instructional Coach Job Description

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 Provide regular, written status reports to Head of School (HOS). Maintain manual and electronic

data to determine impact of coaching on student achievement.

 Support teachers with curriculum software and classroom-related technologies.

 Model lessons when necessary.

 Articulate and monitor desired outcomes and goals in collaboration with Head Of School (HOS) and

educational contracted consultants.

 Hold a growth-mindset for self, colleagues, and students.

 Establish trust, rapport, and credibility with the school community.

 Manage time effectively to maximize teacher schedules and learning.

 Attend workshops/ conferences for ongoing personal learning including Expeditionary Learning and

Dual Language Instruction.


 Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from an accredited college/university. Dual-Language

Education, or Second-language Acquisition, or Literacy, preferred.

 Demonstrated ability to use technology and curriculum software to provide quality instruction.

 Ability to work with adult learners.

 Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience in elementary education.

 Experience in bilingual settings highly preferred. Experience with learner-centered, project-based

approaches highly desirable.

 2 positions available - 1 Spanish native speaker required, 1 Spanish proficiency preferred.

Reports To: Head of School

Start Date: 2017-2018 School Year

Certification: Current Delaware License eligible

Standard Requirements:

 Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment

 Tuberculin test and physical

 Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after

December 31, 1995


Academia Antonia Alonso

Barley Mill Plaza, Building 26

4403 Lancaster Pike

Wilmington, DE 19805


Please apply at Joindelawareschools.org

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