2019-2020: Instructional Coach-Propel Montour High School at Propel Schools in Mc Kees Rocks, PA

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Organization Overview:

Every day, Propel strives for the extraordinary. We can achieve it - but not without extraordinary people who take society's injustices to heart and have the vision and energy to inspire others.

Almost 15 years ago, Propel started as a dream. The dream was to build an organization with the capacity to transform public education in Southwestern Pennsylvania so that all children have access to high performing public schools. Today, that dream is a reality.

Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding set of charter schools in Pennsylvania with the highest levels of student achievement among similar Pennsylvania public school districts. 

Our Mission is to catalyze the transformation of public education so that all children have access to high performing public schools. Propel owes its success to the hard work and dedication of its people, both in and out of the classroom.   



Propel seeks an experienced Instructional Coach  to join our amazing team at Propel Montour High School for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are resilient, hard working, team-oriented, open to feedback, have grit, and are willing to do whatever it takes to close the achievement gap for children impacted by poverty and race, then we invite you to consider a career with Propel Schools. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Love and passion for teaching and learning
  • Extensive knowledge of the content and methodology for teaching through inquiry
  • Three years teaching experience, experience in an urban setting preferred.
  • Successful experience with providing professional development
  • Extensive knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and PA Core Standards
  • Experience using assessment results to inform instruction
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Organizational skills, strategic planning skills, and efficiency in meeting deadlines



  • Develop and support a culture of reflective practice among teachers.
  • Support teachers in the implementation of rigorous and engaging teaching through planning, co-teaching, modeling, and providing feedback.
  • Design and implement professional development at the individual, small group, and large group levels.
  • Assist teachers in aligning their curriculum, teaching, and assessments with the PA Core Standards.
  • Engage in required professional learning for coaches.
  • Formulate and manage a budget that validates Propel’s commitment to meaningful, engaging, relevant, and rigorous learning.
  • Coordinate various assessments; including scheduling, materials organization, training, and analysis of results.
  • Serve as a positive, energetic, and enthusiastic member of the school leadership team.
  • Serve as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.


Requirements (*must be within 12 months of start date):

  • Valid PA Teaching Certification (please upload your certification)
  • TB Test*
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance*
  • Act 114 FBI Clearance*
  • Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance*
  • Mandated Reporter Training
  • Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure
  • Act 24 Arrest and Conviction Disclosure


Internal Deadline: May 7, 2019

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Preferred: Bachelors

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