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Instructional Coach: Math (Remote, Contract)

Room to Discover is an educator-led startup that is redefining professional learning for educators. We believe that both students and teachers deserve high-quality, interactive learning experiences. Our workshops, coaching, and resources help educators increase engagement, achievement, and deep learning.

We have an immediate need for dedicated, progressive math educators to join our network and provide remote instructional coaching to math teachers.

Sessions can be scheduled flexibly, but coaches should be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week. Most sessions are scheduled during school hours.

Required Qualifications

The right candidate for this position has extensive experience and expertise in classroom teaching, math education, and supporting adult learners.

  • Minimum 5 years of full-time K-12 classroom teaching experience (10 years is preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years K-12 math experience teaching
  • MS or MA in education or related field
  • Proficient with online learning technology, including Zoom, Google Meet, Google Suite, and Google for Education
  • In-depth understanding of Common Core math standards from multiple grade levels.
  • Understanding of current research and trends in math education, including differentiation, collaborative learning, data-driven instruction, and problem-based learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to quickly build rapport with diverse personality types

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience presenting at education conferences and/or workshops
  • Experience and expertise in coaching adult learners
  • Experience with online math platforms, especially IXL, iReady, Khan Academy, and/or Desmos
  • Familiarity with Room to Discover teaching philosophy and math pedagogy.

Responsibilities

Virtual instructional coaches are responsible for supporting math educators in bringing highly-effective, student-centered learning strategies to their math classrooms. Coaches must commit to completing each coaching cycle they begin: 11 weeks for 1-on-1, 15 weeks for PLCs.

  • Attend training sessions to learn our proprietary instructional coaching process
  • Support instructional practices consistent with our philosophy
  • Establish supportive working relationships with your client teachers
  • Conduct biweekly 45-minute virtual coaching sessions with each client
  • Complete assessment sessions during each off week (written check-in with clients)
  • Log sessions and document teacher progress
  • Submit invoices for all work completed
  • Exercise professionalism in all interactions with teachers, school leaders, and coworkers
  • Support Room to Discover’s mission and exhibit company values throughout work experiences

Compensation

All coaching work is compensated on an independent contractor (1099) basis. 

Hourly compensation range is $35-$45 per hour for live coaching, $25 per hour for training and admin. (60% of each coaching contract is paid monthly, 40% paid upon successful completion of the engagement). 

$50 bonus for each renewing 1-on-1 client, $75 for each renewing PLC (bonus paid upon completion of renewal contract).

Consultants have access to free Room to Discover online learning experiences and resources for the duration of their contract.