Malden Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

LITERACY ASSISTANT


Salemwood School
Malden Public Schools
Malden, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2738670 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 20, 2016 Starting Date: January 3, 2017

Job Description
Salemwood School
Literacy Assistant Position
Nature and Scope:
The Literacy Assistant will provide reading and writing instruction to an identified at-risk population. The Literacy Assistant will work with the Title I specialists, school literacy coach, and the classroom teachers to design and teach intervention lessons that meet the specific needs of small groups or individual students.

Responsibilities:
• Provide intervention services to at-risk children in reading and writing in order to accelerate their literacy skills
• Participate with the literacy specialists and the classroom teachers to design appropriate literacy support to meet student needs.
• Conduct individual diagnostic testing of students and analyze results with the school’s literacy coach.
• Assist in administering appropriate testing of students and the analysis of results.
• Meet with the literacy specialists and classroom teachers to share observations of student performance and progress.
• Participate in training sessions provided onsite.
• Collaborate with colleagues at regular meetings.
• Participate in other related tasks.

Minimum Requirements:
Certification/Licensure: Early Childhood Education, Reading, Special Education or Elementary Teacher preferred, in addition certification in English as a second language will be considered

Hours: 19 hours per week. Start date determined based upon Title I funding availability.
Salary: $26 per hour

This is a one year positions with continued employment for subsequent years dependent on funding availability.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Malden Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Janice Raymond
    200 Pleasant Street
    Malden, Massachusetts 02148
    Phone: 781-397-7204
    Email: jraymond@maldenps.org