Curriculum & Instruction Coach K-12

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Curriculum & Instruction Coach K-12

Basic Function:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide leadership and support for expressed purpose of enhancing student achievement through quality teaching, assessment and implementation of the District K-12 curriculum and instruction programs at assigned school sites to eliminate the achievement gap.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership and support for the assessment and implementation of the District K-12 curriculum programs at assigned school sites; monitor and assess program activities and work collaboratively with teachers through the coaching/observation process.
  • Provide support to classroom teachers with the implementation of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.
  • Provide support for teachers and staff in the transition and effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of program goals and curriculum; conduct demonstration lessons.
  • Provide assistance to classroom teachers in diagnosing the needs of English Learners.
  • Work in conjunction with Site and District level administration to develop and implement collaboration on-site and across the District to articulate aligned and coherent instructional delivery.
  • Assist classroom teachers in diagnosing curricular areas of growth through student interim assessments and planning appropriate differentiated instruction.
  • Participate in professional learning concerning research and teaching techniques.
  • Provide professional development concerning research and teaching techniques.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee teacher study groups.
  • Assist in the assessment of student skills; assist staff with analysis, and interpretation of related data in order to personalize learning for students.
  • Assist classroom teachers with identifying appropriate interventions to personalize learning for students.
  • Conduct demonstration lessons that model effective instructional strategies with particular emphasis on English Learners.
  • Support technology integration in subject content areas.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities; process forms and applications as necessary.
  • Collaborate with site administrators, program personnel, students and parents to enhance district instructional programs.
  • Work with Curriculum / Professional Learning and Education Services to exchange information, coordinate activities, resolve issues or concerns and receive ongoing professional development.
  • Assist in the development of school site plans and goals utilizing student performance data.
  • Assist the District with parent education related to Literacy / Math program.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • California Standards for the Teaching Profession.
  • California Common Core State Standards.
  • California Content Standards.
  • Deep, specific, content in the areas of Literacy, Math or use of data and assessment.
  • Curricular practices, effective teaching strategies, research and methodologies.
  • Best practices for successful English Language acquisition.
  • Instructional strategies used in the enhancement of curricular programs.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Child development principles and practices.
  • Standardized and performance based assessment practices.
  • School climate and culture.
  • Curriculum, goals and objectives.
  • Principles of professional development and providing work direction.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using assertive diplomacy, patience and courtesy.
  • Public speaking techniques.
  • Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Ability to:

  • Provide leadership and support for the assessment, implementation and evaluation of the District curricular programs at assigned school sites.
  • Serve as a member of the school site Instructional Leadership Team (ILT).
  • Provide effective coaching, professional development and technical feedback.
  • Provide coherent demonstration lessons.
  • Assist staff in enhancing instruction techniques.
  • Assess school climate and culture as they affect the learning environment.
  • Collaborate with administrators, teachers, students and parents.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • See to read a variety of materials.
  • Listen and speak to exchange information.
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree, including courses needed to meet credential requirements and three years classroom teaching experience.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • Valid California Teaching Credential.
  • Valid California Class C driver’s license.

Working Conditions:


  • Office and classroom environment.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.