Middle & High School Math Instructional Coach

Faculty · ANN ARBOR, Michigan
Department Faculty
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $54,000-$60,000

Direct Report: Director of Curriculum and Instruction 

Employment Term: 11 Months

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience
  • Three or more years of successful mathematics teaching experience
  • Must possess a valid 6-12 Math Michigan Teacher Certificate


To provide coaching and support to deepen teacher content knowledge, strengthen mathematics instruction, and promote mathematics learning across all classrooms. The Mathematics Instructional coach position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced coach or classroom teacher who possesses special expertise and passion for teaching mathematics. The primary responsibility of the mathematics coach is to work with teachers providing instructional support including curricular unit planning, co-teaching/modeling, data dissemination, creation of assessments as well as providing professional development opportunities to raise student mathematics achievement.

The mathematics coach will develop teacher growth goals aligned to the Danielson Instructional Framework in collaboration with the building principal. A primary goal of the mathematics coach position is to build capacity for expert mathematics instruction in every classroom.


  • Deep knowledge of the Michigan state mathematics standards
  • Strong content and pedagogical knowledge in mathematics and MPS
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise in mathematics
  • Experience with standards-based assessment and effective use of student data
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with teachers
  • Experienced in providing high -quality professional development for teachers
  • Experienced in communicating with parents/guardians about how children learn mathematics

Essential Attributes

  • Holds an unwavering belief that every student can grow and succeed
  • Is able to work collaboratively and flexibly as part of a building team
  • Has a strong work ethic, is self-directed, and has the ability to work independently
  • Self-reflects and accepts feedback with a growth mindset


Coaching – Building Capacity

  • Works with teachers one-on-one and in small groups to plan a unit/ sequence of lessons based on the Michigan Mathematics standards; assists teachers in implementing research-based instructional strategies, choosing a variety of materials, implementing the curriculum with fidelity and including literacy objectives in learning experiences
  • Introduces best practices in the area of mathematics through demonstration lessons and labs, co-teaching, co-planning, peer observation, study groups, and professional development workshops
  • Builds teacher capacity to interpret and use a range of mathematics assessment tools to plan lessons and address individual student needs in mathematics
  • Articulates goals, practices and district vision for excellence in mathematics education as needed for staff and parents
  • Meets frequently with the principal to analyze data, complete Instructional Rounds, and discuss next steps for school-based professional development that supports growth in mathematics instruction
  • Engages in advanced training opportunities designed to strengthen content knowledge, pedagogy, and coaching skills
  • Meets with other Instructional coaches to share information and best practices
  • Supports the school data team in monitoring progress toward meeting grade-level and school-wide mathematics goals
  • Provides leadership in preparing and disseminating mathematics assessment data
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Health (individual or family), Dental, Supplemental Insurance, and 401K Retirement
  • Salary Range: $54,000-$60,000

Location: Traveling required based on academy assignment(s) (Hamtramck, MI, Ann Arbor, MI and Toledo, OH)

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  • Location
    ANN ARBOR, Michigan
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation