Codman Academy Charter Public School ( learn more )

Dorchester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3249918
  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2020
  • Posted : March 19, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 17, 2020

Job Description

Job Title: Reading Specialist

Supervisor: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Start Date: August

Hours: Monday through Friday; LMS 8:15am-4:45pm, Upper School 8:45am-5:15pm

Description: The Reading Specialist serves as an instructional leader for literacy development, working and communicating on an ongoing basis with the Principal, Instructional Leadership Team, faculty and staff, students, parents and community partners.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Implement school-wide procedures to maintain a school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations
Develop IEP goals for mandated students
Track IEP goal progress
In conjunction with classroom teachers, develop accommodations for reading curriculum and deliver rigorous, standards-based lessons and assessments
Serve as direct service provider for apx 12-15 students
Collect and use data to inform reading instruction of students
Collaborate with grade level colleagues and other specialists to ensure that every student shows student achievement gains
Cultivate positive relationships with colleagues, students, parents and families
Use of direct, multisensory program such as Orton Gillingham and/or Wilson Reading

Community Engagement and Stewardship

We are crew, not passengers, and we uphold that ideal as we support each other in reaching our shared goals.
Every adult in our community is a teacher and a role model, and we model and implement EL Education design principles and core practices to the best of our ability in our roles.
Advance the educational mission of the school by participating in duties and responsibilities consistent with building, upholding and promoting a strong Codman community.
We actively value and solicit feedback in order to improve performance.


We are looking for a dynamic leader with…

a strong track record of success in literacy development
impressive academic results with a similar population of urban students
exceptional communication and motivational skills, including writing and speaking to diverse constituents
A passion for Codman’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which deepens intellectual growth through experience, reflection and social action
a proven ability to build community, inspire and lead teams, whether adults or students, to achieve ambitious learning and teaching goals
successful experience coaching teachers, documenting curricula and supporting strong instructional practice
facility utilizing data to drive improvement
an understanding of child and adolescent development and demonstrated commitment to implementing best practices in K1-8
established habits of creative collaboration
an abiding sense of urgency
licensure qualifications
a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Codman Academy Charter Public School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Christie McQueen , HR/Operations Manager
    • 637 Washington St.
    • Dorchester, Massachusetts 02124

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