Reading Specialist

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Published

10/11/2018

Address

36-12 35th Avenue
Queens
New York
11106
United States

Description

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

COMPENSATION:

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


Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

dricketts@owncs.org

Please submit resume and cover letter


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