Math Instructional Coach

Marion P Thomas Charter School | Newark, NJ


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Posted Date 7/21/2022
Expiration Date10/31/2022

Math Instructional Coach



The Math Instructional Coach will provide instructional support and coaching to ensure that each student is able to reach his or her academic potential. The MIC's primary role is to work with math teachers to support best practices in using data, provide analysis of school-wide trends in instruction, and make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need.

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  • Research and provide staff support that will improve teaching and learning – including: teaching strategies, assessment of math skills, interpretation, and use of assessment results, etc.
  •  Research, prepare materials, and identify resources for use by the district, teams, schools, and teachers – including: teaching strategies, assessment of math skills, and interpretation and use of assessment results, etc.
  •  Research and provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative math practices through various activities such as: individual discussions (informal and formal), coaching sessions, demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis, study groups, staff meetings, and professional development programs.
  •  Conducts demonstration lessons to ensure that all teachers have been trained to an advanced level of delivery and are using the instructional materials as designed.
  •  Provides on-site staff development to ensure that teachers are knowledgeable about program components and understand the instructional design of how the program meets the standards.
  •  Assists teachers in building an interactive classroom and assures that recommendations for improvement are implemented.
  •  Serves as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.
  •  Participation in collaborative grade level meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve the focus of instructional planning and student achievement.
  •  Meets regularly with the principal to review benchmarks and established data to  assess student progress towards established instructional goals.
  •  Prepare forms, records and reports as directed.
  •  Attends meetings and trainings as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required 
  • Master’s degree preferred 
  • Valid NJ teaching certificate required



Marion P. Thomas Charter School (MPTCS) offers a seamless educational experience from “crayons to college and career,” giving scholars the opportunity to stay within one school system for their entire public educational career from prekindergarten to 12th grade. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



  • The opportunity to join an experienced, diverse, and mission-driven team that is passionate about educational equity
  • Compensation: Competitive annual salary
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and Life Insurance policies
  • Family Focus: Parental/Family leave so you can care for your loved ones
  • Pension: Eligibility for participation in the state pension plan
  • Learning & Development: A culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development


Next Steps: MPTCS is currently reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of responses received not every applicant will be contacted.  If you meet the qualifications, you will be contacted to move forward in the selection process.

Effective October 18, 2021,  Marion P. Thomas Charter School will require all employees to provide to Human Resources either (1) proof of vaccination against COVID-19; or (2) results of weekly tests for COVID-19.  This information will be maintained in a secure application that will be accessible by a limited group of Human Resources staff.


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