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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3079228
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Posted : April 9, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

Social Emotional Academic Development (SEAD) Coach

Job Goal: The SEAD Coach will work with teachers and staff to support the implementation of high quality SEAD curriculum in classrooms. The SEAD Coach will work directly with teachers modeling high quality instruction in a variety of formats; offer collaborative coaching; and facilitate related centralized professional development, using research-based best practices. The Coach will assist and support integration of SEAD and PBIS across the school day and work with staff to align their work with district priorities regarding social emotional learning. This person will also facilitate access of other resources pertaining to district SEAD policies and practices.

Reports To and Evaluated By: Principal and the Director of Social Emotional Learning and Student Services

1. Current DESE license (school adjustment counselor, school psychologist, or school counselor).
2. Master’s (preferred) degree in social work, school psychology, school counseling, or related field.
3. Minimum of three years’ experience as an elementary school adjustment counselor, school psychologist, or school counselor.
4. Relevant experience in implementing research-based social, emotional, and behavioral best practices, coaching, and providing professional development to adult learners.
5. Experience developing pacing guides, scope and sequence, and/or crosswalks, and teaching social-emotional skills curriculum.
6. Experience assessing social skills, and developing and implementing positive behavior support plans, FBAs, and BIPs.
7. Proficient in WORD, Powerpoint, and Excel
8. Preferred qualifications: Fluent in Portuguese and/or Spanish; NVCI certified.

Performance Responsibilities:
1. Collaborate with District, school-based staff, and key stakeholders to support staff in implementing well-structured lessons.
2. Build the capacity of school staff to implement research-based SEAD and PBIS practices and curricula with fidelity by: utilizing coaching models; observing classroom environments and modeling lessons; co-planning and co-teaching lessons; and providing debrief and feedback sessions focused on continuous improvement of instruction.
3. Work with staff in establishing and maintaining an effective SEAD and PBIS climate in their classroom and school.
4. Understand and assist staff to effectively use a multi-tiered system of research-based supports for students.
5. Build capacity of staff to gather and analyze SEAD and PBIS data.
6. Design and provide effective professional development to staff in a variety of formats.
7. Communicate with staff and parents regularly regarding SEAD and PBIS practices.
8. Knowledge of current research-based curricula, practices, and programs, including working with students who have experienced trauma.
9. Develop pacing guides, scope and sequence, and/or crosswalks for SEAD instruction.
10. Other duties as assigned by the Principal or Director of Student Services.

Job Environment:
Work is conducted in a typical setting within the school environment. Meetings are occasionally held outside of the school environment at town or other agency offices. Operates office equipment. Has access to a great deal of confidential information. Must be able to communicate effectively in person, over the phone, in writing, and electronically.

Physical Requirements:
Light to moderate physical effort required to perform duties. Travel throughout the town.

Terms of
Employment: Per BTA contact

Salary: Per BTA contract

Barnstable Public Schools is an EOE and strongly encourages minority candidates to apply.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
    Student Services > Psychologist
    Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Barnstable Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. How would you draw from your experiences, professional courses, training or readings to create learning experiences which are culturally diverse?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. How have you incorporated technology in your training and how would you do so in your professional role?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. What experience or training have you had which would enable you to develop programs utilizing higher-order-thinking skills?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 4. What other related experiences, talents, or expertise do you have which enable you to contribute to the total school environment?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 5. Describe how you would accomodate Special Needs Students, 504 Students, and ESL Students.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Barnstable Human Resources
    • 230 South St.
    • Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601

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