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Nettie S. Freed: Instructional Guide (Teacher Coach)

  • Date Posted
    • 1.20.23
  • Organization
    • Partner Schools
  • Region
    • Mountain
  • Role
    • Instructional Support
  • Commitment
    • Full-Time

It is essential that all employees of Pueblo School District 60 understand our mission is to provide a high-quality education that assures each student the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to lead a life of purpose and impact. Employees support the community and thrive in connecting with our students by embracing the core values of the district, which state:

● We believe that the success of every student is our most important commitment.

● We believe that collaboration and engagement with our community, parents, staff, and students are essential to our success.

● We believe that we must act with integrity, celebrate diversity, and promote equity.

● We believe that each individual must be treated with dignity and respect.

● We believe that the social and emotional well-being of our students is as important as their academic needs.

● We believe that it is our responsibility to provide a safe, positive, and supportive environment for our students and staff

● We believe that our community heritage, traditions, and history should inform our response to future student and district needs.

As we embrace these values and consider their impact, we will achieve our vision of being a high performing school district that inspires community confidence. Each employee plays a part, and that contribution should bring us closer to helping each student achieve their dreams.

Job Title: Instructional Guide (Teacher Coach) at Nettie S Freed

Work Year: 165 days

Department: Learning Services

Reports To: School Principal

Salary Range: Teacher Salary Schedule $40,158 - $88,298

Benefits: Fringe Benefits based on PEA Negotiated Agreement

Status: FLSA Status: Exempt

Here is the link to apply:

**Internal D60 Teacher applicants please note, this will be an additional assignment for the remainder of the 22-23 school year. The position will become full-time for the 23-24 school year.**


Nettie S. Freed is a diverse, K-8 Expeditionary Learning (EL Education) school. Our school will be opening in the Fall of 2023 in a brand new, state-of-the-art building. The EL Instructional Guide (Teacher Coach) will become an expert in EL Education and expedition development in order to train and support building staff. The primary responsibility of the EL Instructional Guide is to work with classroom teachers to ensure that expeditionary learning best practices are embedded in the planning and delivery of instruction of all grade levels. The work of the EL Instructional Guide will focus on coaching teachers in data-driven instruction and lesson planning, leading professional development, and creating long-term curricular sequences to pace school-wide instruction. They will also be responsible for the coordination of expedition logistics across all grade levels.


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 physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


● Valid Colorado Teaching License within 60 days from date of hire

● Teacher must be highly qualified in applicable content area through the following options:

o Elementary Endorsement on a Colorado teaching license

● 5 or more successful years of teaching experience

● Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources

● Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary


● Experience in a Title I or low income setting

● Master’s degree in Education

● Experience coaching new teachers & facilitating adult learners

● Experience with EL Education model

● Experience working with diverse learners


● Skilled observation/feedback experience and training

● Knowledge and understanding of Common Core standards

● Ability to unpack standards and align with curriculum

● Ability to write specific learning goals, objectives and outcomes

● Ability to analyze and use multiple data sources to make sound instructional decisions

● Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional learning communities

● Willingness and ability to assume a leadership position

● Ability to facilitate meetings and professional development opportunities

● Strong commitment to system change and strong evidence of being a "team player" ·Ability to use technology and incorporate/teach 21st century skills

● Ability to scaffold and differentiate instruction

● Ability and willingness to integrate reading, writing and math throughout the curriculum

● Computer expertise or an expectation to learn Infinite Campus

● Positive public relation skills, professionalism, strong work ethic, ability to develop positive relationships with school and community

● Ability to demonstrate the communication skills with students, parents, and teachers to enhance the educational, personal, and social aspect of each student

● Ability to interpret test information and data

● Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis

● Ability to be flexible


The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s/department’s goals. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.


● Lead teachers in developing unit plans & daily lesson plans across subject areas

● Tailor Expedition units for Nettie S. Freed; coordinate experts and fieldwork

● Create and fine tune school wide long-term plans across grade levels & subjects

● Support teachers in developing effective lessons and differentiated supports that build curiosity and support all students

● Implement data-driven coaching cycles for teachers in alignment with the assessment calendar

● Model instructional practices in the facilitation of professional development

● Conduct demonstration lessons as needed or requested by teachers

● Provide teachers with resources that support best instructional practices

● Work with grade level teams to support common instructional practices & alignment


● Lead assessment cycles, create assessment schedules, support data entry, and format data for Nettie S. Freed instructional staff

● Work with teachers to support common student engaged assessment practices and alignment

● Collaborate with teachers to develop quality formative assessments and progress monitoring practices

● Support teachers in the analysis of student achievement data and adapting instruction accordingly


● Collaborate with the Leadership Team in designing, refining, and consistently implementing school systems, discipline procedures, and communication pathways

● Support teachers in implementing clear classroom expectations and routines

● Collaborate with grade level teams in developing long term and daily crew plans

● Collaborate with Principal and the Leadership Team in supporting school wide community meetings

● Collaborate with teachers and school leadership on family conferences and celebrations of learning

● Partner with teachers in the creation of documentation panels

● Support routines and rituals in professional development meetings that build relational trust


● Work closely with principal and leadership team in the development of the instructional vision of this new expeditionary learning school

● Co-plan and co-facilitate professional development during weekly meetings, summer institutes and non-student contact days

● Promote shared leadership by showcasing teacher and student successes in the building during professional development


● Perform any and all other duties as assigned by Building Administrators

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel. The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The employee is continually hearing and speaking to exchange information. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

In an 8-hour workday, this job requires:
R – Rarely (Less than .5 hr per day) O – Occasionally (.5 – 2.5 hrs per day)
F – Frequently (2.5 – 5.5 hrs per day) C – Continually (5.5-8 hrsper day)
NA – Not Applicable

Here is the link to apply: