Instructional Coaches

Grizzlies Prep College Preparatory Charter School

Role Synopsis

Instructional Coaches at Grizzlies Prep College Preparatory Charter School are responsible for bringing evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with and supporting teachers and administration with the goal of building teacher capacity to increase student engagement and improve student achievement. This role includes driving top-tier classroom instruction by providing personalized support based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers. Instructional Coaches report directly to the Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

Expected Outcomes

  1. 75% of coached teachers respond favorably to the statements about feedback and coaching on coach effectiveness surveys.
  2. Coached teachers demonstrate a 10% increase in achievement or growth as measured by Interim Assessment data.
  3. Coached teachers score an average of 4 in all domains of the TEAM evaluation rubric.
  4. Consistent and systematic support will be provided to all Core Content teachers ensuring that 90% of Grizzlies Prep students meet their individual academic performance goals.
  5. Support of teachers will result in a high quality, cohesive team demonstrating through word and action the values and practices of Grizzlies Prep.

Critical Competencies

  1. Responsibility – Accepts ownership for the actions and outcomes of myself and my team.
  2. Integrity – Does what is right, even when no one is watching. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
  3. Courage – Persevere when the going gets tough. Faces the difficulty of our challenge in spite of our fear or frustration.
  4. Commitment – Does what it takes to reach my goals and be a part of the Grizzlies team. Upholds the mission and supports the team even in the face of adversity, challenge and disappointment.
  5. Excellence – When better is possible, good is not enough. Constantly strive to be the best. Embraces self-growth as the pathway to star in our role, elevate our team, and achieve our goals.
  6. Grit – Demonstrates persistence and willingness to go the distance to get something done. Works relentlessly, which often includes long hours, to accomplish goals.
  7. Communication and Interpersonal Skills – Ability to quickly build positive, productive and collaborative relationships with teachers and staff through respectful communication, active listening, and the demonstration of both empathy and high emotional intelligence.
  8. Efficiency – Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  9. Organization and Planning – Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  10. Flexibility/Adaptability – Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  11. Analytical Skills – Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it which inform next steps and/or action plans.


  • At least 3 years of K-12 teaching experience with proven academic results
  • Track record of supporting and coaching adults to achieve ambitious goals strongly preferred
  • Commitment to frequently using data to inform high quality decision making and drive performance

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and actively monitoring student behavior while teaching.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to assist students who have physical impairments.
  • Must be able to traverse classrooms and adjust height, by bending or leaning, in order to teach each child.
  • Must be able to facilitate classroom transitions by walking through hallways and up and down stairs with students.
  • Prolonged periods sitting and working on a computer to complete necessary paperwork.

Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance:

  • Grizzlies Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Grizzlies Prep to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

FSLA: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Direct Reports: None.

Salary Band: $60,000 – 70,000 Salary depends upon experience that the candidate has with successfully leading a team of adults to achieve outstanding results. Leading a team is defined as having had a formal leadership role in which you were directly responsible for the performance of direct reports.

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