Reading Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




1010 Rev James A Polite Avenue
New York
United States


SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is threefold (1) to support schools in providing a coordinated data-driven literacy intervention program, (2) to provide students with an English curriculum that ensures students are meeting college ready benchmarks in 9th grade


  1. Implement and facilitate the Read 180 reading program within ELA classes and as an intervention.
  2. Assist teachers with the collection of data, analysis of data results and supports the sharing of findings with all staff.
  3. Review student achievement and assist with placing students in appropriate reading and writing intervention and support services.
  4. Teach targeted literacy intervention to small groups of students daily using research-based intervention curriculum and resources.
  5. Assist students using software and materials related to literacy programs.
  6. Meet regularly with the classroom teacher to plan literacy instruction that correlates with the individual student’s needs or as requested by the classroom teacher.
  7. Attend professional development to enhance knowledge of pedagogy and content, especially literacy.
  8. Maintain and submit accurate and up-to-date management records of all students’ progress.
  9. Perform other duties and responsibilities related to literacy as assigned by supervisor.

Interacts with: Principal, APs, English Language Teachers

Required Education, Certifications and Experience:

  • Literacy 5-12, English Language Arts or Students with Disabilities 9-12 Teaching Certification (or in process of reciprocity)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred
  • Experience with Read 180 and Wilson preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree