Educational Services Social Studies Coach (Contracted Services)

Friday, June 30, 2017
Wayne RESA
Position Details: 

Educational Services Social Studies Coach (Contracted Services)


Contract Specifications/Requirements


The Social Studies Coach will work with the Wayne RESA Educational Improvement team to enhance educational practices, provide professional development and instructional coaching to staff aimed at raising student achievement in identified schools


Social Studies Coach Qualifications


  • A minimum of a Master's Degree with certification in Social Studies at the elementary/middle school or high school levels
  • A minimum of 5 years successful teaching experience in social studies
  • A proven track record of raising student achievement as a Social Studies teacher
  • A working knowledge of the Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, the Common Core Standards, Michigan Social Studies Content Expectations, the cognitive demands and formats of Michigan’s state testing for all grade levels, the tenants of Education YES!, and the requirements of ESSA.



The Social Studies Coach should:


  • Possess the ability to support the work of collaborative school-based teams
  • Possess a knowledge base of current issues in educational reform, a proven track record of making effective presentations to adults; technological literacy; and a willingness to travel
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be proficient with standards-based curricula and modeling appropriate lessons, strategies and best practices
  • Be proficient modeling effective classroom management strategies
  • Be able to use a variety of data to make appropriate instructional decisions
  • Be able to align curriculum and use assessment to improve student achievement
  • Be able to manage timelines, reports and schedules; facilitate school coordination; attend school and project meetings, orientations and professional development
  • Possess a knowledge of email, Microsoft word and power point


(Note: Candidate must successfully complete Michigan State University’s Coaching 101 and Content Modules as a required condition of contract and will be recommended for enrollment subsequent to interview.)
The Social Studies Coach will not be considered an employee of Wayne RESA. The Social Studies Coach is a contracted services position payable at the rate of $83.34 per hour (Direct Service) / $41.67 per hour (for attending meetings or Professional Development). 

Applicants who are applying for contracted work with Wayne RESA must apply online at (Job ID#8118).


Public Act 300 of 1980, as amended, requires retirees with retirement effective date on or after July 1, 2010 of the Public School Employees Retirement System who performed core services at a Michigan public school through a 3rd party or as an independent contractor on or after July 1, 2010, to forfeit their public school pension and health care benefit subsidy for the duration of these services.  For more information, visit:,4653,7-206-36502_36516---,00.html

It is the responsibility of the retiree to inform the school district of their retirement status. Contractors shall be solely responsible for monitoring earnings limitation established by MPSERS.  Wayne RESA shall not be responsible for compliance with any earnings limitation, nor any forfeiture of pension and/or retiree insurance subsidy that may result.

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