Reading Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




36-12 35th Avenue
New York
United States


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set student goals and instructional outcomes aligned with NYFACS benchmarks and based on specific student assessment in reading for students in grades 1-6
  • Evaluate reading problems of students who are significantly below grade level in reading and interpret assessment information
  • Design coherent instruction that demonstrates knowledge of content, pedagogy, students, and resources
  • Design and use student assessments that are congruent with instructional outcomes and inform future planning
  • Deliver quality, targeted instruction that engages and challenges students
  • Establish an effective classroom culture for learning within an orderly environment of warmth, respect, and rapport
  • Manage student behavior through setting expectations, managing classroom procedures, and monitoring/responding to students
  • Maintain accurate records and relevant data
  • Work closely with classroom teachers and learning specialists to plan instruction, analyze student work, and ensure continuity between classroom and intervention work
  • Model effective strategies for teaching struggling readers
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with students families
  • Seek out and participate in appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Contribute to the school community through participation, professionalism, collegiality, and passion.


  • Bachelor’s degree in content area
  • NYS Certification – Early Childhood, Grades 1- 6
  • Solid understanding of interdisciplinary teaching/learning
  • 2-5 years of successful teaching experience; previous experience as a senior teacher desirable
  • Evidence of leadership ability, peer mentoring, creation of professional development opportunities for others, development of both integrated curriculum units and curricula across subject areas, development of appropriate assessments


Competitive salary package commensurate with education and experience plus excellent Benefits package.


Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter