Hogan Preparatory Academy ( learn more )

Kansas City, Missouri ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4138970
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 1, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Reports To:       Director Of Curriculum and Instruction

Supervises:     N/A

FLSA Status:     Exempt

Contract Days: Ten Months (Academic School Year) + 15 days (planning)


Last Revised:     3/2020



The Instructional Coach is a critical lever in improving student achievement. The role of the coach is to build teacher capacity and their understanding of high yielding instructional practices. An instructional coach is a learner who models continuous improvement, lifelong learning, and goes above and beyond to ensure student success. The instructional coachwork collaboratively as a team with the Chief Academic Officer, principals, and building leadership team. Instructional coaches will promote reflection, provide guidance and structure where needed, and aid in the alignment of instruction with curriculum standards and assessment tools under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer and Principal.



Instructional Coach:

  • Enhance culture of collaboration where strengths or weaknesses in student learning are identified and responses for improved student learning are put in
  • Model lessons in classrooms on a daily/weekly May be assigned teaching responsibilities to stay connected to the current realities of teaching
  • Develop a coach plan with teachers for improving student
  • Work with instructional team to assists teachers in analyzing classroom and state assessment data to advise teacher's in the educational
  • Provide demonstration lessons in curriculum and teaching techniques for classroom teachers and others as required.
  • Build strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and other
  • Coach teachers in implementing district and building learning objectives, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques.
  • Work with instructional team to research "best practices" and effective teaching
  • Motivate and encourage principals and other staff to implement innovative instruction learning strategies
  • Assist instruction by providing for systematic observation and feedback of the effectiveness of
  • Utilize Adult Learning Theory to motivate adult learners to improve professional
  • Contribute to the development systems and structures to improve teacher practice within
  • Provide job-embedded informal professional learning beyond the coaching
  • Works with and/or under the supervision of the Chief Academic Officer to aid in the alignment and organization of district curriculum.
  • Regular and dependable attendance




  • Attend weekly instructional team Also available to support teachers during plan times and multiple timeframes during the day (before/after school)
  • Periodically attend evening meetings and periodically work a flexible
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in relating to Chief Academic Officer, principals, teachers, and instructional team
  • Adhere to all Board policies and School Administrative policies and procedures
  • Practice professional ethics according to local, State and district codes
  • Operate office equipment including computers, copier,
  • Serve on school committees as instructed by



Professional Development:

  • Work under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer to provide training and professional development for all school personnel {district & building PD)
  • Attend professional conferences and workshops approved by Supervisor
  • Submit presentations to supervisor to present at professional conferences and workshops
  • Prepare reports and conduct research as requested by Supervisor
  • Other duties concerning Professional Development as assigned



Other duties as assigned



  • Master's degree
  • Valid Missouri State teacher's
  • Five years successful experience as a
  • Experience administering standardized
  • Experience in facilitating and training groups of adults in an educational


  • Professional development



  • Knowledge of educational philosophy, educational law, educational research, methods and techniques of instruction, professional development, current educational issues, policies and procedures of district, state, and federal government.
  • Knowledge of effective adult learning
  • Ability to pass extensive background
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Word and
  • Self-starter with ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding staff and



LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various documents, and journals as they relate to the education of a student and the development of a teacher. Be able to communicate related information about curriculum and instruction


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 sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Some driving is required. Frequent writing is required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually relatively quiet.



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.


Hogan Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of the District programs are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in compliance with the employment procedures.






  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Tanya Shippy , Chief Operations Officer
    • 5809 Michigan Avenue
    • Kansas City, Missouri 64130

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