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Intro Coaching


You are a growing teacher with a passion for the profession and a desire to lead in and beyond the classroom.

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Intro Coaching


You are a growing teacher with a passion for the profession and a desire to lead in and beyond the classroom.

Coach with GT


Summer Opportunities for Professional Teachers

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Coach with GT


Summer Opportunities for Professional Teachers

You've worked hard to become the teacher your students deserve. Are you ready to share your practice with someone else who aspires to do the same?

PART-TIME COACHING

If you are a teacher with two or more years of professional experience who shares our core values, we invite you to apply to serve as a part-time coach. You will coach four undergraduate and high-school teaching fellows in one content area: engineering,  math, reading, or social studies, and observe their elective class on Fridays. You will:

  • Observe your four fellows every day
  • Provide individual feedback in growth conferences
  • Lead lesson rehearsals for one department
  • Support four teaching fellows in differentiating lesson plans
  • Lead student work analysis
  • Mentor your teaching fellows as developing professionals

The part-time Teacher Coach role is 5 days/week for 5 (Boston) or 7 (Denver, Providence, Western MA) weeks; the hours are 8:45 a.m. - noon. We will provide two days of pre-summer training and ongoing training, support, and development.

FULL-TIME COACHING

If you are a teacher with three or more years of professional experience who shares our core values and is interested in coaching and developing administrative experience, we invite you to apply to serve as a full-time coach. You will coach one academic department in the morning (engineering, math, reading, or social studies) and support the design and implementation of elective classes in the afternoon. You will serve as a member of the GT Leadership Team. You will:

  • Observe four fellows in one department every morning and multiple fellows in three elective periods every afternoon
  • Provide individual feedback in growth conferences
  • Lead lesson rehearsals 
  • Support 5 teaching fellows in differentiating lesson plans
  • Lead student work analysis 
  • Mentor 32 teaching fellows as developing professionals in your academic content area and their elective courses
  • Support teaching fellows in leading engaging enrichment activities they design
  • Support program-wide transitions and rituals to build community and culture.

The role is 5 days/week for 6 or 7 weeks for 10 hours/day. We will provide two days of pre-summer training and ongoing training, support, and development.

Description


"When I started, I welcomed the opportunity to 'make a difference' in the lives of these young teachers. I had no idea how much the experience would change me. I have learned and grown so much."
- Teacher Coach 

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Description


"When I started, I welcomed the opportunity to 'make a difference' in the lives of these young teachers. I had no idea how much the experience would change me. I have learned and grown so much."
- Teacher Coach 

Denver Program

June 4 - July 20

Providence Program

June 25 - August 10

Boston Program

June 18 - July 27

Western MA Program

June 25 - August 10

Day in the Life


"I feel better prepared to take on leadership roles at my school. I will return to my school this fall with a renewed sense of energy and purpose and a greater desire and ability to support our first-year teachers." 

- Teacher Coach

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Day in the Life


"I feel better prepared to take on leadership roles at my school. I will return to my school this fall with a renewed sense of energy and purpose and a greater desire and ability to support our first-year teachers." 

- Teacher Coach

DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COACH

Part-Time Teacher Coach

8:45 a.m.    Greet students and Teaching Fellows at close of breakfast

8:50 a.m.    Lead lesson rehearsal with department

9:40 a.m.    Observe Teaching Fellows delivering the lesson you rehearsed together

10:30 a.m.  Conference individually with each Teaching Fellow to provide and practice actionable feedback

11:20 a.m.  Check in with fellow coaches 

12:00 p.m.  Conclude exciting morning of developing future teachers

 

Full-Time Coach

7:30 a.m.    Check in with leadership team

8:00 a.m.    Greet Teaching Fellows and participate in Morning Huddle

8:30 a.m.    Greet students at breakfast

8:50 a.m.    Lead lesson rehearsal your academic department

9:40 a.m.    Observe Teaching Fellows delivering the lesson you rehearsed together

10:30 a.m.  Confer individually with each Teaching Fellow to provide and practice actionable feedback

11:20 a.m.  Check in with fellow coaches 

12:10 p.m.  Supervise recess and lunch, providing feedback to Teaching Fellows about supervision and management

1:00 p.m.    Observe afternoon electives

1:50 p.m.   Confer with teaching fellows regarding electives providing feedback and guidance for engaging lessons

2:40 p.m.   Observe afternoon electives and help teaching fellows prepare elective lessons for tomorrow

3:30 p.m.  Participate in Community Meeting

4:00 p.m.   Support end-of-day routines

4:15 p.m.   Participate in staff meeting

5:30 p.m.   Conclude another successful day developing future teachers  

 

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FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

COACHING EXPERIENCE

How many Teaching Fellows will I coach?

Part-time Teacher Coaches coach 4 Teaching Fellows with common prep periods. Full-time coaches provide academic coaching to 4 fellows and elective support to 32 fellows with support from the leadership team.

What training will I receive?

We provide pre-summer reading and two days of in-person training.

What curricula will I use?

We have customized unit and daily lesson plans for all content areas. We will provide curricula to you in advance, so you can learn it before the summer. 

    APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS

    What are the steps in the selection process?

    You will submit an online application with your resume, content preferences, video of your classroom teaching, and recommendation from a supervisor. We will invite top candidates to a Google Hangouts interview and will role play a coaching scenario. The entire process will be completed within four weeks. 

    What is the ideal applicant profile?

    Ideal coaching applicants have at least two years of full-time teaching experience, while deans have at least three years of full-time teaching experience. All candidates must have a passion for the profession and a desire to lead within and beyond the classroom. We encourage coaches to return for multiple summers and to assume additional leadership positions in the future.

    • Denver coaches and deans must be employees of Denver Public Schools or Denver charter schools.
    • Providence coaches and deans must be employees of Providence Public Schools Department.
    • Western MA coaches and deans must be employees of Teach Western MA partner schools

    Do I need to be certified?

    Certification is not required.

    LOGISTICS

    What are my hours?

    • Part-Time Coach: 8:45 a.m. - noon, Monday - Friday
    • Full-Time Coach: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday 

    Is this a paid opportunity?

    Yes! Payment is differentiated by length of the commitment. Returning Teacher Coaches receive a $100 bonus; Returning Deans receive a $200 bonus.

    • Boston (5 weeks): Part-Time Coaches: $1,500; Full-Time Coaches: $4,500
    • Denver (7 weeks): Part-Time Coaches: $2,100; Full-Time Coaches: $6,300
    • Providence (7 weeks): Part-Time Coaches: $2,100; Full-Time Coaches: $6,300
    • Western MA (7 weeks): Part-Time Coaches: $2,100; Full-Time Coaches: $6,300

    Is housing provided?

    Housing is not provided.