Instructional Coach - Hiring Pool

California, CA
Full Time

Envision Education seeks experienced Math and ELA Instructional Coaches to lead teachers to success in a diverse, compassionate school community here in the Bay Area.

This role includes a one-time $10,000 signing bonus.


Our mission is to transform the lives of students - especially those who will be the first in their family to attend college - by preparing them for success in college, career, and life. Envision Education currently operates four small schools in San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward, as well as a national educational consulting firm called Envision Learning Partners. Envision Education has made an explicit commitment to becoming an exemplar network of schools with an instructional and cultural vision rooted in an anti-racist and pro-Black framework. The following represents Envision Schools’ vision for 21st-century skills, character traits, and cognitive and social-emotional skills that learners need for success in college, career, and life.

  • Knowledge and Love of Self and Land
  • Collectivism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self Determination
  • Criticality
  • Leadership


  • You are equity-focused. You are unapologetic about your deeply held belief that all children can achieve. You believe that anti-racist and pro-Black practices and frameworks are essential to change the status quo for all students.
  • You are collaborative. You make decisions in partnership with others, focused on what is best for the students.
  • You are invested in our core values. You hold high expectations for the entire school community. You examine your own biases in your pursuit of equity for all.

Studies have shown that women and people of the global majority are less likely to apply if they do not meet every one of the qualifications. We are interested in finding values-aligned educators and leaders from a variety of backgrounds. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, we encourage you to apply and share your experience and questions as part of your cover letter.


The Instructional Coach will report directly to the assigned site Principal and will matrix to the Director of Humanities or STEM. The Coach is a member of the School Site Instructional Team, and is charged with supporting teachers with delivering exemplary pedagogy to all students within their subject area of expertise. The Coach provides leadership and assistance in implementing the essential curriculum, analyzing formative assessment data, and conducting professional development for enhancing teaching strategies with the goal of ensuring that every teacher is delivering rigorous, grade level appropriate instruction. The Coach will also lead the development of aligned unit and lesson plans, support instructional inquiry cycles, design and deliver exemplary professional development, and model lessons and pedagogical strategies in classrooms as needed. The highly successful candidate has a love of teaching and learning, deep content knowledge, expertise with designing standards-based curriculum and delivering rigorous and equitable instruction to diverse learner groups, and a passion for closing the opportunity gap for students. 


  • Be a Champion for excellence in your subject area!
  • Work with Principal to Identify and support coherent resources and guidance for curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Facilitate professional learning communities and instructional rounds, analyze data and articulate progress across the content area, reflect on teacher practice and analyze student work (e.g., classroom video, lesson plans, student work, audio recordings, observations, teacher narratives), to plan next steps to improve teacher practice, and to reflect on student learning and growth. 
  • Support the writing of lesson plans for long term substitutes
  • Support school leaders and teachers with the implementation of rigorous, data driven summative and formative assessments by partnering in facilitating  the administration, scoring, and data analysis of academic  assessments.
  • Lead demo-lessons, book studies, and trainings during PD days and intersession PD.
  • Align school-site PLCs to organizational goals and instructional priorities by backwards mapping curriculum, instruction, and goals from the Common Core State Standards.
  • Engage and collaborate with Special Education team to ensure all teachers are effectively implementing IEP accommodations, modifications, and are planning with all students in mind
  • Implement and support the teacher observation and feedback schedule as well as regular teacher feedback and support meetings 
  • Support teachers who are in various pathway programs (National Board, Teacher credentialing, induction)
  • Manage the delivery of systems for teachers to use data in their planning and instruction and for that data to be shared with students
  • In collaboration with other Instructional Leaders and Data & Assessment team members, analyze academic performance data for patterns. Develop next steps and action plans for effective teaching and learning cycles with teachers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  •  Commitment to the mission of Envision Education.
  •  Commitment to anti-racist and pro-Black pedagogy. 
  • 5+ years as a highly successful instructional coach at the middle and/or high school level. 
  • 5+ years as a highly successful teacher with a proven track record of breakthrough student achievement results. 
  • 5+ years of experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and/or under-resourced communities
  • Valid Clear California Teaching Credential
  • Demonstrated experience delivering high quality instruction in a full inclusion Special Education setting
  • Demonstrated experience using data to lead decision making processes
  • Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently and be a great team member
  • Strong verbal, written and graphical communication skills
  • Ability to deliver strong work and lead decision making, even in uncertainty and/or ambiguity.


This is a 12 month role. The salary for this role is $90,000-$105,000 with a one time $10,000 signing bonus.

  • Paid sick leave.
  • Paid vacation time.
  • Excellent health benefits package with employer contribution to benefits.
  • Optional Flexible Benefits Plan including dependent care, medical care, parking, and commuter benefits.
  • Retirement system from STRS.
  • 403b Plan.
  • Life Insurance at no cost to employee.
  • Access to ongoing opportunities for learning, professional, and leadership opportunities.

As an equal opportunity employer, we believe deeply in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all people. Envision Education recruits, employs, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and the many other characteristics that make us diverse.


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