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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3001366
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 4, 2018

Job Description

Literacy Specialist, Long-term Substitute, Hanscom Primary School


Applicants selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility and suitabiity requirements.



Position Title




Primary Purpose

The Literacy Specialist is responsible to support and provide professional development for teachers in area of literacy, and for enrichment and/or remedial instruction to students at designated grade levels. In collaboration with the ELA Content Specialist, the literacy specialist coordinates instructional and assessment approaches within and among designated grade levels, and facilitates communication between the school and parent communication about literacy instruction.




Functions in accordance with the provisions of the contract between the Lincoln School Committee and the Lincoln Teachers Association.





• Reports to the Principal of the school for discussion of teacher collaboration, scheduling of literacy remedial and enrichment services, budget development, ordering textbooks, supplies and equipment, communicating with parents about literacy instruction.

• Collaborates with ELA Content Specialist for coordination of curriculum & assessment, annual budget development, professional development activities and maintaining curriculum articulation PreK-8.




The Literacy Specialist will:

• work with principal and teachers to define and articulate balanced literacy instruction, enrichment and remedial services in literacy at designated grades

• co-plan lessons with teachers, teach model lessons, and co-teach within regular classrooms

• meet with grade level teams to support implementation of literacy program, assist in using technology resources, explore instructional approaches that meet the needs of all learners, and assist with interpretation of assessment data (MCAS and common assessments)

• serve as a literacy enrichment and/or remedial teacher by working directly with students

• coordinate the scheduling of literacy enrichment and remedial services

• collaborate with the Content Specialist to plan program development, coordinate curriculum implementation, and provide professional development at school-based and district wide meetings.

• collaborate with the Content Specialist to maintain inventory of appropriate curriculum guides and resources and ensure accurate school-based records of student assessment results.

• support parent communication of the literacy program in work with Content Specialist, Principal, and teachers.

• participate on interview teams with the principal

• maintain connections to professional organizations about literacy







• Certification as Literacy Specialist or as a N-3 or 1-6 teacher with evidence of extensive work (coursework and/or experiences) in Literacy education.

• Master’s degree in Literacy or Literacy Education is preferred. Course work in curriculum development and/or educational administration is desirable.

• Minimum of three (3) years teaching in the assigned subject area(s)

• Evidence of continued professional development beyond the last degree awarded.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Instructional Support > Substitute
  • Contact Information

    • Janice Gross , Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
    • 1 Ballfield Road
    • Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773

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