Teacher, Reading

Hamilton, VA
Jun 03, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time

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

* To assess the reading strengths and needs of students, provide that information to parents and
educational staff, and use the results to plan and implement 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
program that meets the needs of students and work with teachers, support staff, and school
administrators to facilitate the coordination of the reading 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
* To perform other duties as assigned by the principal or supervisor for reading

A person in this position reports to the Principal and/or Assistant Principal

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

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