Lakeview School District is dedicated to organizational
excellence and supports/encourages the development and
implementation of diverse perspectives across all areas of the
organization, the celebration of diversity, and the assets that
diversity brings to the district.
Lakeview School District is a comprehensive school of
approximately 4,000 students in grades K-12, 500 faculty and
support staff members. The district comprises six school buildings,
four K-4 elementary schools, one 5-8 middle school, and one high
Summary: The primary role of the Instructional Coach is to
positively impact a building's collective efficacy regarding
research-based tiered instruction and implementation of the
district curricula. This will be accomplished by participating in
continuous improvement efforts and by providing staff with training
and on-going coaching support.
Instructional Coaches serve three primary functions: coaching,
collaborating and consulting.
- Observing instructors and collecting data
- Mediating reflective thinking through open-ended
- Modeling strategies for adult learners
- Helping instructors navigate district curricula
- Providing advice
- Researching and sharing resources
- Working alongside individuals and/or teams to support the
teaching and learning cycle, including:
Instructional Coaches will utilize each of these functions, as
needed, based on the needs of individuals and/or teams of adult
learners. Ultimately, the goal is to empower adult learners to
apply research-based instructional strategies, ensuring every child
experiences high quality instruction.
- clearly and accurately communicate verbally and in writing
- establish positive and productive relationships
- listen deeply to understand
- design an intentional work schedule that maximizes time
- analyze, interpret, and solve problems, using a variety of
- create and facilitate high-quality professional
- effectively use technology
- demonstrate an equity mindset
- Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate is required
- 5+ Years successful elementary classroom teaching experience is
- A "Highly Effective" rating on the most recent evaluation is
- Regular, dependable attendance is a critical performance factor
to ensure consistent, high quality customer service and is
Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions,
correspondence and interpret documents. Ability to effectively
present information in one-on-one and small group situations to
staff, parents, students and administrators.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to draw and interpret
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability
to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions.
Ability to organize and maintain daily records, including simple
data points and anecdotal notes. Ability to develop effective
working relationships with students, staff and the school
community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both
orally and in writing. Ability to perform duties with awareness of
all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee
frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The
employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle,
or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to
bend at the neck more than the average person. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, and peripheral
vision. The employee needs to be able tell where a sound is coming
from and hear in a noisy environment. Occasionally will assist in
physical management of students.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to
The information contained in this job description is for
compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is
not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently
holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.