Instructional Coach- NJ Tutoring Corps Program

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.


The School of Education is seeking candidates for the role of Instructional Coach.

The College of New Jersey is seeking to hire Instructional Coaches to oversee tutor performance and provide guidance to tutors during  after school programs. Tutoring sites will be held at various locations, including schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and Y Alliance sites throughout the state. 

Each Instructional Coach will be responsible for overseeing tutor performance at two sites. Placement of site locations vary.  This is an after-school program, and programs will typically run from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Instructional Coaches will be required to be available virtually or in-person on days when tutoring occurs. 

The tutoring program will run approximately from January 24, 2022 through May 20, 2022. 

There will be two weeks of paid training, one in December and one in January; Coaches will select times to attend various training sessions, which will be held at various times to allow for maximum flexibility.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Works with the Site Coordinator to develop strong relationships with the site staff and community

  • Ensures that Tutors have the necessary materials needed to help scholars succeed

  • Work closely with program staff and participate in bi-weekly meetings with other Instructional Coaches

  • Apprise the program leadership team of issues that may arise immediately and help work to resolve them

  • Work with Site Coordinators to review tutor performance and provide guidance as needed

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in field of education

  • New Jersey Certification of Criminal History (fingerprint form)

  • Minimum of one year of teaching experience

  • Past history of instructional coaching

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

Employer Qualifications:

  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment authorization verification.
  • All persons living, coming to campus (including vendors and visitors) or an extension of the campus (e.g., off-site classes), or participating in college-sponsored programs (e.g., internships, student teaching, clinical placements, travel, community engagement activities) must complete a daily self-checkup to monitor their health and possible exposure to the coronavirus on the days they are on campus.
  • All persons, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask while working indoors.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of best practices in teaching

  • Some knowledge of implementation of the Danielson Framework

  • Excellent communication and written skills, particularly in providing feedback to others in a constructive manner

  • Reliable transportation to and from work sites


Coaches will be compensated at the rate of $40 per hour, paid every two weeks. This compensation includes training. Coaches will also be reimbursed for mileage expenses or transportation costs as well as for any material purchases made to ensure program success.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a copy of their New Jersey Criminal History Certification,  letter of interest,  and resume (CV). Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.