Director Of School Support

Director Of School Support




Director Of School Support

Details of the offer

As a Director of School Support (DSS), your coaching of school and system leaders will empower them to enact change that sets teachers up for success in the classroom, thus ensuring students receive the educational opportunities they deserve. You will leverage your past experience as an instructional leader to quickly build trust within your partner schools, identify strengths and opportunities, and develop action plans that lead to breakthrough results for kids. Youll be successful in influencing and motivating our partners because you thrive at marrying humility and assertiveness in everything you do. Your flexibility, team first approach, and commitment to equity will be infectious to everyone you interact with, whether its a CAO of a school system, a principal of one of your partner schools, or another DSS on your team.

Reporting to a regional Executive Director, New England Network, this DSS will support approximately 12 district and/or charter schools in Massachusetts. This DSS will also work in a highly collaborative, supportive, and innovative fashion with peer coaches across the Northeast Region, which currently supports over 125 schools, predominantly in Massachusetts, with a growing presence in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Upstate New York, as well as with ANets other Regions and national teams.

Partner with and coach school leaders to strengthen instruction and increase student achievement

? Serve as a leadership coach for school leaders, partnering with them to determine instructional priorities and to overcome barriers to successful data:driven instruction and increased student achievement, including how to develop and leverage school: and/or system:wide practices and structures to build a culture of achievement that accelerates student impact

? Develop school leaders and teachers on effective use of Real Time data from the ANet interim assessments to target student misunderstandings, to improve teacher practice, and to continually deepen understanding of the rigor of the Common Core standards

? Train and coach school leaders and teachers on effective backwards planning using state standards, complex texts, and curricula to achieve student mastery of grade:level content

? Analyze student data and use research:based practices to inform an individualized strategy for coaching each school

? Engage in a gradual release of support to build some schools independence with teacher development, first by modeling meeting facilitation, then observing and providing coaching and feedback to leaders on their facilitation

Develop a strong network of ANet schools

? Connect school leaders with other schools to facilitate best practice sharing

? Design and lead professional development sessions for groups of school leaders and teachers

? Support the regional leadership in growing the Network by sustaining current school partners and fostering new partnerships

Support internal ANet strength and growth

? Develop tools, coaching strategies, and innovative ideas for the organization that improve our ability to coach schools

? Serve in internal ANet leadership roles, which could include recruiting and hiring, network event coordination, sales, professional development planning and facilitation, and strategy development

In order to be successful in this role, candidates must demonstrate the following:

? You are energized by roles where no day will be the same, but where instructional excellence is at the heart of everything you do. You know how to get breakthrough results for kids because you have a proven track record of using standards and data to drive instruction in both math and ELA.

? You have a passionate commitment to and a sense of urgency for the support of schools, along with a belief that all students can achieve at high levels. You believe in the power of formative assessment, coaching, and professional development as critical levers i

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  • Education - Teaching / Primary Level


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