Richmond City Public Schools

Math Coach - Carver Elementary School - UP TO $10K SIGN-ON BONUS (10150)

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TitleMath Coach - Carver Elementary School - UP TO $10K SIGN-ON BONUS
Posting ID10150

LOCATION:  George W. Carver Elementary School




JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Math Coach provides school-based leadership to advance mathematics development for all students at the assigned school.  The Math Coach supports either middle or elementary schools by building teacher capacity and their understanding of the math curriculum and instructional practices aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning.   The Math Coach is responsible for ensuring high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, co-teaching, and providing non-evaluative feedback to teachers.  The Math Coach supports teachers and administrators through professional development, coaching, and providing appropriately aligned resources to foster student academic success.  This is not a supervisory position and does not include evaluation of colleagues.



  • Postgraduate Professional License required with an endorsement as a Math Specialist preferred;
  • Minimum five years of successful teaching experience with at least three years of teaching mathematics at the appropriate grade level span; 
  • Experience working in diverse settings;
  • Ability to provide school-level leadership in regards to curriculum, pacing, and resources to support classroom instruction with a deep understanding of the progression of the knowledge, skills, and processes of education as defined in the Virginia Standards of Learning;
  • Ability to analyze data at the student, class, and school levels and be able to help teachers use this data to tailor their instruction and ultimately increase academic performance;
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of child growth and development, large and small group instructional strategies, and the theory and pedagogy related to mathematics instruction;
  • Extensive experience with innovative teaching techniques, instructional materials, and current trends in the area of mathematics; 
  • Ability to coach teachers in meeting the diverse needs of students.


  • Monitors the instructional program provided by math classroom teachers and provides ongoing professional learning support and coaching to help teachers improve performance and achieve literacy-related objectives;
  • Supports teachers in ensuring the alignment of their lesson plans and instruction to the appropriate Virginia Standards of Learning and the Curriculum Framework; 
  • Facilitates teachers’ use of high-impact, evidence-based instructional strategies, including differentiated instruction for diverse learners.
  • Stays abreast of the latest mathematics research, innovations, program trends, and methodologies and implements new strategies as appropriate for the school’s student population.
  • Works with new teachers to ensure they have materials and competencies necessary for success; 
  • Observes classroom math  instruction regularly and provides follow-up consultation and written non-evaluative feedback to teachers and administrators;
  • Provides direct support to individual and small groups of students as warranted;
  • Analyzes and uses student performance data to identify and respond to the math-related professional learning needs of individuals and groups of teachers;  Coordinates the gathering, selecting, and analysis of data with respect to the program area;  
  • Assists administrators in identifying school strengths and areas for improvement in mathematics and recommends responses that maximize student achievement in mathematical development.  Takes initiative and proactively identifies opportunities to strengthen one’s team and organization;
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment; demonstrates flexibility and adaptability with a sense of urgency and zeal for ensuring that all students in the school meet grade level expectations (at a minimum) in mathematics and attain the foundational mathematical skills that lead to college, career and civic readiness;
  • Models professionalism, engages in reflection, self-led continuous improvement, seeks out feedback and provides constructive feedback to colleagues;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Duties performed typically in a school setting. Performs professional work providing teaching and/or training services to students. Work requires frequent standing, sitting, light lifting up to 10 pounds, walking, vocal communication for expressing or exchanging ideas, hearing to perceive information at a normal spoken word level, and visual acuity for preparing and analyzing written or computer data.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

HOW TO APPLY: All applicants (including RPS employees) must submit an on-line application. Please access website at:

Please upload the following information with your application: a current resume, transcript and license if applicable.

Three reference names and contact information will be required if you progress to the interview step of the selection process. Richmond Public Schools will conduct a background investigation, fingerprinting and tuberculosis screening as a condition of employment.  EOE.

PAY SCALE: Teacher’s salary scale


LENGTH OF CONTRACT: This is a ten month (210 days) contract position with excellent benefits.


FLSA: Exempt


START DATE: Based on School Board approval 

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$53,741.00 - $99,986.00 / Per Year
LocationGeorge W. Carver Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/30/2022