Math Coach

Fond du Lac Reservation   Cloquet, MN   Full-time     Education
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Posted on March 26, 2021

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan, which includes medical, dental, retirement, optional life insurance, optional disability coverage and more. For detailed information please see our website at www.fdlrez.com. Go to programs/staff benefits.

Location: Fond du Lac Ojibwe School
Supervisor: Principal, Building
Closing Date: April 8, 2021

Rate of Pay/Range of Pay: $45,000.00 - 60,000.00 per year

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Math Coach will lead and coordinate a school-wide assessment team for the purpose of screening, progress monitoring, diagnostic and outcome measures. Outcome measures will include a collaborative review of student assessment data in order to make informed decisions relating directly to Response To Intervention (RTI). Interventions may include a variety of levels of student support; all of which will be monitored for progress by the Math Coach. The Match Coach will also teach a minimum of two (2) classes of math each quarter (This may be expanded or deleted as necessary).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Support the development, implementation, and evaluation of a high quality math program that is based on scientifically based research integrated into a school-wide instructional design for scope and sequence.

" Is an active participant on the School Improvement Team and provides continuous improvement strategies and recommendations to improve the school's math program.

" Plans and conducts school-wide math team meetings to review the instructional program and identify staff needs for staff development.

" Facilitates the Response to Intervention (RTI) school-wide committee to monitor student progress and assist in determining remedies, regrouping needs and program changes needed for students who are not making adequate progress.

" Assist in the collection, interpretation, and reporting of all data.

" Administers assessments and uses assessment data to make instructional decisions.

" Determine appropriate instruction for students at identified levels of intervention.

" Adapts Mathematics material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.

" Selects and requisitions books, instructional aides, appropriate to the interests and maturity levels of students, maintains required inventory records.

" Assist in establishing exemplary classroom teaching practices.

" Develops and designs learning activities that will relate mathematics to the physical world.

" Encourages students to think independently and express original ideas.

" Communicates in appropriate manner with parents/guardians and school counselor on student progress.

" Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.

" Maintains accurate daily records of student performance, attendance, and periodic grades.

" Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.

" Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

" Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or self selected professional growth activities.

" Actively advocate and demonstrate appropriate adult child interactions.

" Maintain a professional relationship with all staff and community members.

" Maintains professional standards toward creating confidential relationships with all program participants and staff.

" Participates in all education programs including local and regional in-service training, advisory committee, and community education meetings and staff meetings as directed.

" Routine classroom cleaning/maintenance to ensure a safe clean and secure learning environment for all students.

" Provides weekly lesson plans to the Building Principal that incorporates the Minnesota State Standards.

" Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.

" Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.

" Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.

" Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.

" Maintains a clean and organized work area.

" Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
" Appropriate Minnesota certification or such alternatives as the board may find appropriate and acceptable is required.

" Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.

" Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.

" Attention to detail and accuracy is required.

" Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.

" Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation's Personnel Policies.

" Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.

" Some travel may be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
" Normal physical requirements.

Native American Preference