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Community Outreach and Recruitment Meeting

Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Haliwa-Saponi Multi-purpose Building.

Purpose:  To promote awareness and support of the Educational Talent Search Program as provided by the NC Commission of Indian Affairs, to educate about benefits and services offered by the program and to recruit prospective participants.

This meeting is open to all students, parents and school officials/faculty of Halifax and Warren County, which includes the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School.  All tribal leadership is also welcome. 

**A catered dinner will be provided**

 

 

Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe

         Job Description

Job Title: K-12 Instructional Coach

Salary: $35,000-$42,000- Full-time, 11 months

Location: Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School, Hollister, NC

Supervisor(s): Project Director for the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative and the Principal of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School

 

General Description:  As part of the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative grant, the Instructional Coach will work with classroom teachers to support student learning and teacher practice and understanding about research-base effective instruction in literacy and math. The Instructional Coach will provide personalized, 1:1 support based on goals and identified needs of individual teachers, classrooms and the school.  Primary responsibility is a curriculum and instruction trainer, coach and support for teachers.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills: Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree preferred. Five years’ experience in classroom setting and experience in teacher development and coaching.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Preference:  the Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  American Indian preference will  be given as applicable in accordance with U.S.C. Section 45, U.S. Supreme Court, (6/17/74).

 

Application Deadline:  February 29, 2016

 

Submit Resume to:  Archie Lynch, Tribal Administrator, Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe, PO Box 99, Hollister, NC  27844

 

 

 

 

 

Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe

         Job Description

Job Title: K-12 Instructional Coach

Salary: $35,000-$42,000- Full-time, 11 months

Location: Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School, Hollister, NC

Supervisor(s): Project Director for the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative and the Principal of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School

 

General Description:  As part of the Haliwa-Saponi Native Youth Initiative grant, the Instructional Coach will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning and teacher practice and understanding about research-base effective instruction in literacy and math. In order to meet this purpose, the Instructional Coach will provide personalized, 1:1 support based on goals and identified needs of individual teachers, classrooms and the school.  Primary responsibility is a curriculum and instruction trainer, coach and support for teachers through onsite professional development and Professional Learning Communities (PLC).

 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills: Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree preferred. Five years’ experience in classroom setting and experience in teacher development and coaching.  Knowledge of NC Essential Standards and Common Core Standards, and NC Professional Teaching Standards, and best practices in curriculum, instruction, assessments and technology. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to design and deliver quality professional development for teachers.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with teachers to ensure understanding and alignment of instructional strategies & assessments to the North Carolina Essential Standards and Common Core.
  • Work in partnership with the Indian Education Instructional Coach to enhance the cultural responsiveness of the school, classrooms and programs. Including the design of a Haliwa-Saponi cultural and character education curriculum (K-12).
  • Provide teachers with professional learning on the use of student data including identifying trends and gaps in student mastery of content and how to develop targeted plans to address identified trends.
  • Provide teachers professional learning opportunities to equip each teacher with the ability to use formal and informal student data to refine instructional strategies.
  • Support educators with analyzing student performance, examining students’ educational plans and needs, and assess students’ college- and career-readiness.
  • Assist teachers in understanding their teaching style and their student learning styles to make the critical shift to facilitator of student learning.
  • Work with teachers to develop their individual learning plans.
  • Provide and model differentiation strategies
  • Continually research and share effective instructional strategies according to teacher and student needs
  • Coach/co-facilitate collaborative teams/PLCs
  • Recognize key elements of Continuous Classroom Improvement to help teachers make connections between their current practice and the innovative and creative ways plan, do, study, act (PDSA) can impact learning in a classroom.
  • Design and facilitate professional development and institutes associated with the grant, as needed
  • Attend and participate in school leadership team meetings
  • Participate in peer training and other grant activities with partners (may require travel)
  • Act in a professional and ethical manner and adhere at all times
  • Any other activities, assigned to carry out the grant

 

 

Preference:  the Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  American Indian preference will  be given as applicable in accordance with U.S.C. Section 45, U.S. Supreme Court, (6/17/74).

 

Application Deadline:  February 29, 2016

 

Submit Resume to:  Archie Lynch, Tribal Administrator, Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe, PO Box 99, Hollister, NC  27844