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Literacy Liaison

Responsibilities:

·     Continually develop differentiated literacy curriculum

·     Design formative and accumulative assessment tools to be used to inform instruction

·     Facilitate grade-level meetings with teachers in order to co-create units of study connected with the scope and sequence and conceptual framework of The School’s curriculum

·     Facilitate individual teacher meetings to support specific goals set for both the teacher and individual students

·     Model lessons and provide learning opportunities for teachers to observe best practices in both content and pedagogy

·     Collaborate with learning specialists to support teachers in meeting the needs of specific students with varying learning styles and abilities

·     Communicate our philosophy for how we teach literacy to families and continue to foster a strong home-school connection

·     Keep current of new developments in the literacy field and act as a resource to The School community

·     Fulfill duties, responsibilities, and commitments as outlined in the Working at The School at Columbia University guidebook

Qualifications/Requirements:

·     B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university in reading, writing, or related educational field

·     At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K–8 public or independent schools

·     Evidence of expertise in reading and writing workshop, children's literature, and work with children at all levels of literacy proficiency

·     Experience strategizing techniques in optimizing performance in reading and writing

·     Proven ability to develop strong professional relationships with faculty and institute professional development in a collaborative environment

·     Strong communication abilities, including speaking and writing

·     Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests and ability to understand and support an integrated curriculum

·     Commitment to diversity and collegiality

·     Familiarity with new technologies 

Preferred Qualifications:

·     Advanced degree in a related field

·     Knowledge of Spanish

 

For more information, visit The School at Columbia University’s employment website at: www.theschool.columbia.edu/employment

All candidates must submit an official application via Columbia University’s Human Resources—Academic Positions website:

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4987

 

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer/disability/veteran.

Literacy Liaison

Responsibilities:

·     Continually develop differentiated literacy curriculum

·     Design formative and accumulative assessment tools to be used to inform instruction

·     Facilitate grade-level meetings with teachers in…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

New York, NY

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