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Coach Supervisor

Location:
Home based
Salary Details:
Competitive daily rate
Closing Date:
16 Sep 2019
About the role

We are looking to recruit experienced coach supervisors on a part-time consultancy basis for our new specialist professional development programme, Accelerate (https://accelerate-teaching.co.uk),a programme tailor-made with our partners, the Chartered College, for early career teachers – those in the first five years of teaching. This new programme  provides early career teachers with the essential specialist support they need to rapidly improve their practice to improve outcomes for learners; with Accelerate, early career teachers will quickly become more effective and efficient in the classroom. Built around professional development models that are the most effective in improving teacher practice and student outcomes, Accelerate incorporates expert instructional coaching, deliberate practice, and high-quality, evidence-informed content delivered through a flexible, blended model.

The Accelerate participants study online modules that guide their practice and prompt reflection on their development as teachers. They are supported throughout the programme by a coach who gives 1:1 support and runs short local workshops each term. The coach supervisors will play a vital role in supporting and supervising these instructional coaches with three supervision calls until March 2020 to provide the coach with the space to reflect on, and develop, their coaching practice. 

Person Specification
The ideal candidate for these coach supervisor roles would be a successful, experienced teacher or senior leader in a school setting who is currently or has recently worked in the UK state school system. They should have significant experience of coaching and supervising others in education and have, ideally, a recognised coaching or coaching supervisor qualification. 
 
Essential 
  • Significant experience of coaching and supervising individuals 
  • Evidence of being an expert classroom practitioner
  • An understanding of the characteristics of effective teacher professional development
  • Experience and knowledge of instructional coaching and how it differs from other forms of coaching
  • Evidence of successfully using coaching skills to bring about sustainable improvements in the classroom practice of your colleagues
Desirable 
  • A recognised coaching supervision qualification
  • A recognised coaching qualification
  • Up to date knowledge of research-informed teaching and pedagogical practices
  • Experience of coaching individuals at different stages in their careers

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of Monday 16th September.

If your application is shortlisted, we will book in a time to have a short informal call with you to discuss your application and your skills in coaching and supervision. Successful applicants will be required to sign and return their contact before attending a training webinar on either the 23rd or 24th October from 5-6.30pm.