Instructional Coach

New Teacher Center - New York, NY - Full time


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  • Under the general direction of the NTC-NYC Program Director,the Associate Program Consultant contributes to the implementation of services to schools and partners in the New York City Department of Education. The Associate Program Consultant co-facilitates professional development for mentors, and possibly school leaders, and also coaches and develops mentors onsite in their schools via site visits. The Associate Program Consultant also co-consults on program implementation with school leaders and community school district partners, and participates on work teams to contextualize NTC products and services for New York City.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

The following is an overview of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The employee may perform other duties as required.

Present and facilitate a variety of professional development to mentors, coaches and school leaders.

Shadow and coach instructional mentors in their schools, and consult with school leaders about maximizing outcomes of the partnership.

Collaborate with senior NTC staff to support school district leaders and stakeholders with program implementation

Participate on teams to contextualize professional development products and services for NYC

Co-consult directly with school and district leaders on program implementation and impact

Embrace NTC Theory of Action and spirit of collaboration and contribute to the ongoing improvement of New Teacher Center programs

Professional Learning Responsibilities

Participate in collaborative NTC team meetings, both nationally and locally

Remain current with professional readings and research especially relating to Adult Learning Theory and Common Core State Standards/New Rigorous State Standards

  • Ongoing peer collaboration and feedback including the sharing of practice videos
  • Engage in formal formative assessment practices

Develop conference proposals and conduct conference presentations

Manage personal calendar, travel and job responsibilities

Learn to use NTC’s on-line systems including: Learning Zone, Collaborate, TALENT, Ascentis, NTC’s Intranet, Netsuite


Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred

Minimum 5 years of recent classroom teaching experience in (K-12). Minimum 2 years of mentoring or coaching experience in NTC supported model or equivalent preferred

Must have had teacher leader experience and/or responsibilities

Must be experienced with Common Core State Standards

Demonstrate deep knowledge of using teaching standards (e.g. Danielson) as a formative assessment and teacher development tool

Demonstrate knowledge of the current educational landscape and priorities in NYCDOE

Demonstrated commitment to accelerating the learning and impact of early career teachers, and the cultivation of teacher leadership.

Experience designing and leading professional development for teachers.

Valid teaching and/or administrative certificate/licensure

Demonstrate basic knowledge of NTC’s theory of action and induction programs

Demonstrate basic knowledge of NTC tool and protocols

Ability to develop and write professional publications, training materials, grants and reports

Ability to manage one’s time and productivity in a fluid, team oriented, work environment with a high level of initiative, creativity and flexibility

Demonstrate ability to develop strong relationships and work well within districts and NTC

Reflective practitioner demonstrating the ability to use feedback to improve self, program and community

Knowledge of school reform, professional learning communities and the impact of coaching on both entities desirable

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

General knowledge of Google Apps, Adobe Acrobat, virtual meeting software and experience with assessment data desirable

ADA Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Work normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Limited physical effort required
  • May have national travel based on projects assigned
  • Ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm
  • Driving, grasping, hearing, repetitive hand motions, lifting under 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, talking, typing

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Experience Level

Mid Level

New Teacher Center

New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving student learning by guiding a new generation of educators. Founded by teachers in 1998, NTC works in conjunction with school districts, state policymakers and educators across the country to increase the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders at all levels. These programs are built upon research-based principles for teacher onboarding, mentoring and ongoing coaching, and are proven to accelerate teacher effectiveness, reduce teacher churn and improve student achievement. NTC has made it their mission to overcome challenges students and teachers face by providing all educators with the support and resources necessary to succeed from their first day to their last. NTC now supports over 8,500 mentors and coaches and 31,600 teachers, and is improving the learning of over 2.2 million students across the country. For more information, please visit:

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