Posting Details Position Summary
The Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) Coach will support alternative licensure candidates in their teaching assignments.
This is a 10-month temporary, non-benefits eligible coaching position. Applicants need to be available 5 days per week during the day for lesson observations, debriefs, and meetings with alternative licensure teachers.
The successful applicant will coach candidates in accordance with Teacher Quality Standards and assist each candidate in becoming an effective teacher in a variety of settings.
The successful applicant must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
This is a temporary position and is not benefits eligible.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
Duties / Responsibilities
Assist alternative licensure candidates in meeting the requirements of the Colorado Teacher Quality Standards.
Conduct a minimum of 10 school visits for each assigned alternative licensure candidate over a 10-month period.
Provide feedback on each lesson observed.
Complete and submit observation reports for each observation.
Evaluate alternative licensure candidate’s proficiency on Colorado Teacher Qualities Standards.
Communicate with Alternative Licensure Instructor regarding candidate’s performance.
Attend all required Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) meetings.
Necessary Special Requirement : This position requires travel to and from teaching sites throughout the week. The final candidate must be able to perform this essential function of the job with or without accommodation.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education or related field from an accredited college or university.
Teaching experience in a public or private school setting.
Has held a license to teach.
Master’s degree in a related field.
At least 5 years of teaching experience in a public or private school setting.
Supervisory experience in an education setting (e.g. as a principal, department chair, university supervisor, or as a previous mentor / cooperating teacher).
Experience in supervising or mentoring new teachers.
Holds a current Colorado teaching license.