Cover Letter: Please speak to your interest in the instructional coach position. As you craft your letter to Breakthrough, you may wish to consider:
- Why are you a strong candidate for the position? How do you hope to grow as a coach and professionally?
- What is your experience working with motivated students in under-resourced schools? What are the most important skills for them to successful in the most academically rigorous settings?
- What are the most important skills for novice teachers to develop? What fundamental teaching skills do you imagine our teaching fellows might struggle with and how would you coach them to overcome these challenges?
Resume: Please be sure your resume is up-to-date. The resume should include: your role or title (Chemistry Teacher); company or school and its general location (Rogers Elementary, Minneapolis, MN); the duration of your position (August 2009-Present); and a bulleted list of your responsibilities. We are interested in work, volunteer, and leadership experiences.
Your resume should be comprehensive but not overly detailed. A general guideline for professionals is two pages.