Job Summary

Assists in the K-12 implementation of the K-12 Reading Plan by coaching, training, and supporting classroom teachers.

 

Essential Functions 
       1. Assists school administrators, school-based reading coaches, and teachers with analysis of school, class, and individual
           student data to determine needs in reading and ELA.
       2. Models and conducts focus walks with school-based personnel to collect and analyze data to plan for instruction and 
           professional development.
       3. Provides daily support to classroom teachers in each of the major reading components based on an analysis of student
           performance data.
       4. Models effective instructional strategies for teachers through co-teaching in classrooms, coaching, mentoring and
           facilitating study groups. Interprets state and district mandates for teachers and math coaches, and how these
           mandates support student achievement. 
       5. Supports teachers and reading coaches with planning instruction to meet student needs through differentiated
           instruction.
       6. Works with school-based coaches and teachers to ensure that research-based reading programs (comprehensive core
           reading programs, supplemental reading programs and comprehensive intervention reading programs) and strategies
           are implemented with fidelity and adjusted to meet student needs.
       7. Provides support for school-based professional development to build school training capacity. Develops and delivers
           school-based professional development in reading content and instructional strategies for assigned grades or content,
           based on targeted school needs and identified teacher needs.
       8. Participate in the development and facilitation of learning communities for the purpose of professional study and
           collaborative work.
       9. Ensures that intensive reading teachers implement a 90 minute uninterrupted reading block using the Supplemental
           Reading Intervention Program (SIRP).
     10. Facilitates implementation of standards-based instruction by participating in district, regional, and/or state meetings.
     11. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred.
 
Experience:  Three (3) years teaching experience with background in planning, organizing and conducting in-service training/professional growth activities.   Salary is based on verified years of teaching experience.

 

Certifications & Licenses:  Elementary: K-6 certification and Reading certification/endorsement, or working toward that status by having completed a minimum of two (2) reading competencies. Middle School/High School: English Language Arts 5-9 (MS) or 6-12 certification (MS/HS) and Reading certification/endorsement or working toward that status by having completed a minimum of two (2) reading competencies.
 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Working knowledge of professional development methodologies using a variety of in-service programs
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong word processing, email and calendar tool, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Skill in developing multi-media presentations
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong multi-media presentation development skills
  • Ability to facilitate groups
  • Ability to design and manage workflow and team activities
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement processes
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to facilitate meeting




 
 
 
 
 
 
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