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Tutor Coach - Chicago (Contractor)

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Job Description

Amplify has provided core curriculum, intervention resources, digital assessments, and high-impact coaching and professional development to support data-driven instruction among K-12 educators for nearly two decades.

Among its services, Amplify works in close partnership with state and district partners to offer direct small group reading tutoring or provide ongoing professional development and support to district-managed Tutors. Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade meet virtually with a Reading Tutor throughout the school year to build early literacy skills and close the achievement gap. All Tutors are trained in Amplify’s small group tutoring intervention program and assessment, and the Coach oversees design and implementation of all ongoing training and supports and directly supports tutors with on demand needs.

Position Summary

The Tutor Coach plays a critical role in virtually supporting a cohort of Reading Tutors based in Chicago. Tutors directly support small groups of K-5 students. Amplify provides initial and ongoing professional development and support to all district-managed Tutors. The primary responsibilities of the Coach will be to oversee planning and design of all professional development sessions, train Professional Learning Specialists, and provide on demand supports to all tutors in the areas of assessing students, accessing a given lesson plan, planning for tutoring sessions, and implementing the lessons. The Tutor Coach will provide feedback to ongoing group trainings and create systems for ongoing support sessions for Tutors as well as on demand support for individuals. All trainings and supports from the Coach will be virtual.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven education leader who uses data to make decisions and ensures outstanding support to Reading Tutors. He or she will combine a capacity for deep instructional knowledge in the Science of Reading and strong relationship building skills to coach and develop Reading Tutors.

*This position is virtual and open to candidates nationally, but the candidate must be able to work central coast time zone work hours in order to support tutors during their work day.

Key Responsibilities
The Coach will also:

  • Oversee design and implementation of asynchronous and synchronous professional development sessions for tutors
  • Support Reading Tutors in using Amplify assessments and preparing for small group tutoring intervention program virtually and in-person
  • Support Reading Tutors in implementation of lessons virtually and in-person
  • Plan and facilitate internal team meetings that support Tutor development in preparing and implementing lessons
  • Collaborate in creating the tools, systems and training necessary to onboard new Reading Tutors and facilitate new coach onboarding
  • Create and facilitate learning experiences and systems in order to strengthen Reading Tutors’ collaboration and leverage the strengths of each Reading Tutor
  • Build transparency for both internal and external teams to show visibility and insights

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Coach is someone who has the following characteristics:

  • 5+ years of PK-12 school based experience
  • 3+ years of experience with teacher coaching in both individual and group settings at a school scale
  • Experience delivering and leading intervention in a school setting
  • Knowledge of the Science of Reading in early literacy
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and practices, including methods of differentiating instruction and fostering student engagement
  • Deep understanding of data analysis standard methodologies in order to drive instruction and increase student achievement
  • Proficient with technology (GoogleMeets, Google docs, Google platforms)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Has experience tutoring
  • Knowledge of and experience using Amplify mCLASS products

For further consideration, please register and apply at: https://amplify.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Amplify_Careers/job/Remote/Tutor-Coach--Chicago--Contractor-_Req_9222

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote

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