KIS Coaching Philosophy

Aligned with the KIS Mission Statement and Core Values, the Teaching and Learning Coaches are committed to building a positive culture of collaboration at KIS.

KIS Mission Statement:

To inspire students with a passion for learning and cultivate competence, self-assurance, initiative, and creativity necessary for success in the global community.

Coaching Philosophy: What we believe


Ubiquitous, authentic, and meaningful collaboration throughout the school by all teachers

We believe that teachers should be reflective educators who have the professional and current knowledge, practices, and resourcefulness to support student learning through a focus on Empathy, Emotional Safety, and Reliability. As such, T&L Coaches utilize this model in their work with teachers.

Of the four functions of a cognitive coach, KIS focuses on following three: