TEACHER, READING SPECIALIST (#PS2754)

Lightridge High School ( learn more )

Loudoun County School District

Aldie, Virginia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3946732
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 27, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Overview
To provide expert attention to the needs of students in the area of reading and writing and support teachers in the implementation of effective reading and writing instruction.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To assess the reading strengths and needs of students, provide that information to parents and educational staff, and use the results to support the planning and implementation of an effective reading program for the students
  • To coordinate the administration of literacy assessments, examine the use of data from the assessments, and monitor student progress
  • To provide reading intervention to students who are struggling with reading
  • To support, supplement, and extend classroom teaching to implement a quality reading and writing program that meets the needs of students and work with teachers, support staff, and school administrators to facilitate the coordination of the reading and writing program with the total curriculum
  • To lead professional development in literacy, provide information on literacy methodology, model strategies or techniques, conduct demonstration or collaborative lessons, and coach or mentor teachers
  • To maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Virginia Standards of Learning curriculum standards in reading and writing
  • To perform other duties as assigned by the principal or supervisor for reading

Qualifications

  • Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure with endorsement(s) required for teaching assignment(s).
  • Hold or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a reading specialist
  • A Master’s degree in reading or a Master’s degree with a reading endorsement
  • Three (3) years of successful classroom teaching experience in which the teaching of reading was an important responsibility
  • Knowledge of current research and best practices in the field of reading and writing

Physical Requirements 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. Itinerant travel is required, and the employee is frequently required to change locations and adapt to multiple environments across schools and offices. Ability to drive and navigate to multiple locations occasionally within a single day is required

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

Months/Days/ Hours: 10 Months/ 197 Days/ 7 Hours 

Reports To Principal or Assistant Principal 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Recruitment --
    • 21000 Education Court
    • Ashburn, Virginia 20148

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