CFER Education Coach, Chicago

The Education Coach will provide professional development to Chicago Public Schools' teachers, principals, and administrators that are utilizing Amplify products. Primary responsibility will be delivering on-site professional development and support to teachers, teacher leaders, and principals. The Education Coach will contribute to educator learning around assessment and assessment data use to increase student achievement.


  • Lead professional learning around Amplify reading assessments which include product training and onsite school visits with teachers.
  • Coach teams of educators in analyzing data and using it to inform instruction
  • Work with educators to set goals for groups of students based on assessment data
  • Support educators in planning data-driven instructional strategies to help students meet instructional standards
  • Collaborate with Amplify team working in Chicago Public Schools


  • At least 3 years of K-5 teaching experience
  • Master's Degree in Education or reading certification
  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret district-, school-, and classroom-level data
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate professional development for adults
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated client management and partnership experience
  • Reside in Chicago or the greater Chicago area and able

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Classroom, school, or district experience within Chicago Public Schools
  • DIBELS Mentor certification
  • Experience with administering Amplify (mCLASS) assessments
  • MWBE Certification
  • Ability to model effective instruction for whole class and small groups
  • Experience with cognitive coaching, meeting facilitation, and adult learning
  • Instructional leadership experience
  • Fluency in Spanish in order to support Amplify's Spanish reading assessment

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