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ELA Instructional Coach 2020-2021 School Year

at Academy of Math and Science

Pay: $50,000 to $60,000/year
<div><b> $50,000 - $60,000 annually
Posted: 3/24/2020
Job Reference #: 1045

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Academies of Math and Science 
2016 Arizona Charter School of the Year 
2018 Runner-Up Reader’s Choice Awards: Best Place to Work 
ELA Instructional Coach - 2020-2021 School Year
AMS Camelback Campus - 6633 W Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ, 85033
Compensation: $50,000 - $60,000 annually, DOE. 
Academies of Math and Science (AMS) is an academically advanced charter school network serving predominantly low-income and at-risk students, with a decade-long track record of being one of the highest performing K-8 charter schools in Arizona. Many students come to us performing 2 years below grade level and quickly achieve above grade level mastery at AMS. As part of the AMS family, your role as an Instructional Coach is to guide our motivated students through an advanced curriculum alongside our team of talented educators. 
As we open new schools and continue to grow by roughly 30% each year, we seek data-driven, culturally aware teachers who are determined to uphold the academic excellence which made our flagship school in Tucson the 2016 Arizona Charter School of the Year. Our teachers use an advanced curriculum that has allowed our Title 1 scholars a level of academic achievement they may not have access to elsewhere. Our educators work in predominantly low-income areas of Arizona, where they may face the challenges of teaching students with a variety of educational needs.  
What our parents have to say about AMS:  
"I am so happy that I found a school that will develop my children's character as well as their academics. I have children in the elementary and middle school, and both love the school and have excelled since attending." 
"They have high expectations for their students that encourages a higher level of thinking and pushes the sense of community in the school. Administration is very supportive and the family environment and family involvement at this campus are impressive. You immediately feel at home here at AMS." 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Evidence of leadership and going above and beyond in prior teaching or administrative roles
  • 5+ years of teaching experience in a variety of subjects
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as attention to detail
  • A track record of excellent results teaching children at advanced levels in at-risk communities
  • Excellent results in coaching teachers, providing training, conducting classroom observations, and implementing, analyzing, and helping teachers analyze and create action plans from assessments.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to analyze data in various applications including Excel
  • Commitment to helping at-risk students prepare for and succeed in college
  • Passion for helping with Title 1 and ESL students in underserved communities forge their way to a college education 
  • Ability to pass a background check and obtain an IVP fingerprint clearance card 
  • Strong analytical abilities, including evaluation and readjusting instruction to fit each student’s needs 
  • Experience with School City, SharePoint, PowerSchool, and Microsoft Office is a plus 
  • Collaborative work style paired with the ability to take initiative 
  • Ability to inspire students to have high standards and responsibility for their own academic and behavioral success with a compassionate approach 
  • Attending weekly professional development and meetings with grade-level team/professional learning community 
  • Overseeing daily recess and dismissal, in addition to some morning duties, in order to ensure student and staff safety 
  • Coordinating with administrators and other staff members to create an environment focused on meeting students’ academic and behavioral needs 
Why work for us? 
  • Competitive salaries and bonus pay opportunities 
  • Fully paid employee benefits including medical, dental, short/long term disability, and life insurance; optional low-cost vision insurance and 401k retirement plan (with 4% employer match)  
  • May qualify for federal student loan forgiveness since we are a Title 1 school 
  • Supportive, collaborative culture with incredible coworkers and leaders 
  • Comprehensive training, follow-up coaching, and weekly/monthly professional development throughout the year 
  • Extensive opportunities for career mobility and advancement as our network continues to grow and expand to new areas 
  • The chance to truly make a difference in the lives of children who may not otherwise have access to a high-quality education 
Interested in pursuing an AMS career? 
Apply in 2 minutes through the link below. Please include the following in PDF or Word format: 
1. A detailed resume describing your experience and data-supported accomplishments. 
2. (Optional) A cover letter showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies.  

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