- Facilitate Learning Teams through the process of answering the four questions
- What do we expect our students to learn?
- How will we know?
- How will we respond if they didn’t learn?
- How will we respond if they already know it?
- Select research-based instructional strategies to address student learning needs
- Assign roles to team members allowing ownership of the process
- Lead professional learning team meetings and/or other “Learning Team” meetings
- Develop agendas for Professional Development accordingly
- Teach full-time
- Work cooperatively with the District Administrative Team to plan and carry-out professional development
- Communicate effectively with adult learners
- Assist teachers in using data to identify appropriate interventions, strategies, and resources to support schools, classes, and individual students through our Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
- Provide guidance on alignment to Iowa Core, Early Literacy, and MTSS Implementation by promoting rigorous and relevant instruction
- Maintain confidentiality of students, teachers, and schools
- Study research-based instructional strategies and continually explore and share instructional methodologies appropriate for school and share with teachers
- Model the effective use of data to make sound classroom instructional decisions
- Model to other teachers how to realize the building mission, strategic plan and district goals to conduct the work of the teacher according to the values of Central CSD
- Assign roles to Learning Team Members promoting ownership of the PLC Process
- Communicate effectively and appropriately with adult learners; able to establish positive relationships
- Receive on-going training including the following:
- Professional Learning Communities
- Working with Adult Learners
- Effective Instructional Strategies
- Professional Teaching Standards
- Attend every Professional Development Facilitator Meeting as scheduled
- Holds a valid Iowa Teaching License.
- Has worked as a certified employee for a minimum of one year in the Central Community School District
- Has evidence of continued professional growth, experiences collaborating with colleagues, involvement in leadership opportunities, and evidence of working with adults.
- Has demonstrated organizational skills.
Terms of Employment:
- Employed for 193 days (3 additional contract days) plus 10 meetings (3:45-4:45 pm)
- A teacher who completes the time period of the 1-year teacher leader assignment may apply to retain the role and apply for reassignment to a new leadership role
- Stipend: $1800 annually
- Stipend for meeting attendance: $50 per meeting ($50 x 10 meetings = $500)
- Position paid from Teacher Leadership and Compensation funding and is dependent upon receipt of state TLC funding