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Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is the largest educational nonprofit in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to deliver and advocate for STEM education that inspires students, who lack access and opportunities, to succeed in college and careers. We are guided by the belief that all students are capable of pursuing higher education and boosting their future economic mobility regardless of their background. SVEF has an established legacy of providing proven STEM programs and being profoundly committed to empowering students to graduate high school career and college ready. The impact of our work is evident in our strong partnerships with districts and donors in closing the achievement gap and the creation of a workforce that has the skills to meet 21st century needs.

[Computer Science] Innovate Coach

POSITION SUMMARY

Silicon Valley Education Foundation has been partnering with school districts since 2008 to offer

direct-service classes like Elevate [Math], a yearly summer intervention program to prepare

students to successfully complete their next level Common Core math course. Our newest

offering is [Computer Science] Innovate, [CS]I. Stepping into our fifth year, we will be using a

curriculum written by Microsoft and curated by our highly experienced curriculum team.


[CS]I offers programs for rising 7th-10th graders.

LOCATION & WORK SCHEDULE

Each class is held at a specific site determined by each district.


The 19-day (middle school) and 24-day (high school) programs will run approximately mid-June through mid- August.

Coaches will be responsible for 8-10 teachers.

1. Class Observations: Coaches will be trained on an Observation Protocol and must observe/debrief each teacher’s class at least 2 times during the program.

2. Program Meetings: Coaches must attend all meetings, including an end of program feedback session.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate, observe, and follow-up on observations (2 per teacher) of classroom instruction and student engagement (non-evaluative).

  • Actively participate in [CS]I teacher professional learning sessions and PLCs (3).

  • Support/attend end-of-program celebrations for assigned teachers.

  • Ensure teachers administer pre/post assessments and surveys.

  • Facilitate data collection for each class (attendance, student information, etc) and support teachers to ensure data accuracy.

  • Serve as liaison for teachers, ensuring teacher requests are addressed.

  • Provide general program support by being in classes for at least 19 class days

  • Serve as mentor and coach to teachers.

Non-negotiable:

  • Attendance at coach training.

  • Participation in Professional Learning Sessions.

  • Lead 3 PLCs.

  • Observe each teacher's class at least 2 times during the program.

  • Attend all meetings, including end-of-program debrief.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • California Teaching Credential

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a teacher, or educational coach.

  • Experience in supervision and/or coaching.

  • Able to communicate clearly & effectively with all constituents (email & texting).

  • Able to use technology tools including but not limited to Google Classroom, Zoom, Nearpod.

  • Provide own transportation between sites (mileage will be reimbursed between sites only).

  • Required proof of TB test results and fingerprinting before working with students (costs reimbursed by SVEF). 

  • District-specific fingerprinting may be required.

COMPENSATION

The salary is $7,020* (daily rate $270)

*Full compensation includes fulfillment of all PL and PLC dates, daily instruction, and required logistics. (Payroll taxes apply).

Referral Bonus: Receive a $100 bonus if a referred teacher completes the summer program.

Early Signing Gift: Sign up by January 22nd and receive two $50 gift cards

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

1. Facilitator & Coach Planning

Coach Workshop TBD.


2. Assist with Teacher PL

Attendance is required at all PL sessions. We will not cover transportation.

May 4th 8:30-2:00 pm, SVEF Office.

May 9th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Virtual.

May 14th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Virtual.

May 18th, 8:30am-3:30pm, SVEF Office.


3. Lead Professional Learning Communities

Host three PLC sessions with your teacher team: one before classes begin and two during the summer class dates.

SVEF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply here!

If you have any questions, please email programs@svefoundation.org

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