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Regional Literacy Coach - Austin (Immediate Opening)

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School Year: 2022-2023
Location: Austin Regional Office
Region: Greater Austin, TX
Category: Headquarters
Job Type: Full-Time


Regional Literacy Coach


Position Overview: The goal of the Regional Literacy Coach is the improvement of instructional clarity, content and execution of a strong conceptual ELA approach, ensuring that school performance continually outpaces the rate of expansion of the district, through building the content and curricular capacities of regional principals and leaders. The Regional Literacy Coach will expand the knowledge, skills and toolkits of all campus leaders to ensure ELA classrooms are optimum to engage all students in the learning.

Location: This is a full-time (remote/on-site/hybrid) position based in Texas with preference given to candidates who live in Austin, El Paso, Houston, Permian Basin (Midland/Odessa), Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, and Tarrant County (Fort Worth), or who are willing to relocate. 


Travel Expectation: (e.g. up to 40% of the time during the busiest parts of the year) 


Compensation & Benefits:

Salaries for people entering this role typically fall between $70,300 and $85,100, commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications and in alignment with internal equity. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on team performance and goal attainment.  


Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits as well as retirement plans and a generous vacation package. You can find more information about our benefits at 


* IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable. 


In this role you will:

  • Develop and lead quality Professional Development for Leaders and Teachers: Implement school based and regional professional development   
  • Regularly analyze quantitative and qualitative data at academies and college preps across the region to identify instructional gaps in ELA instruction and achievement.   
  • Design and partner with academic services team to provide timely professional development that increases the ability of teachers and leaders to meet ambitious academic goals in ELA



As part of the Regional Schools Team, you will contribute to reaching the following ambitious goals:

  • 90% Approaching | 60% Meets | 30% Mastered on Reading/ELA STAAR/EOC 
  • Average student growth in Reading meets or exceeds 1.5 years
  • 100% of business partners report being ‘satisfied’ or ‘highly satisfied’ with services
  • 100% of campuses achieve distinction in ELA



Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred 


  • At least 3 years of full time ELA teaching experience
  • Proven track record of achieving success in the K-12 setting
  • Experience coaching others required


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

At IDEA we recognize that racism, bias, and privilege exist in society. We are committed to an organizational culture that promotes awareness and inclusivity for our students and staff, and supports their path to positively impact our broader society. We are committed to recognizing the impact of racism and privilege, and commit as an organization to have equitable practices, policies, and structures.  Visit to learn about IDEA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias commitment. 


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