Teacher, Reading (Itinerant)

Expiring today

Location
Ashburn, VA, Creighton's Corner Elementary School
Posted
Aug 30, 2020
Closes
Sep 29, 2020
Ref
IRC24076
Industry
Education
Hours
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.

Responsibilities

* 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 reading
* To perform other duties as assigned by the principal or supervisor for reading

Qualifications

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure with endorsement(s) required for teaching assignment(s).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
* 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

Physical Requirements

The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Additional Details

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This is an itinerant split position between Creighton's Corner Elementary School and Aldie Elementary School.

The Loudoun County School Boardseeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on itsmission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within itsworkforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all itsemployees.

The School Board also recognizesand values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves andencourages diversity within its workforce.

The Loudoun County School Board isan Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate againstqualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race , national origin, ancestry , color, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medicalconditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information,veteran status or any basis protected by law.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now•

To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• College Transcripts
• Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
• Test Scores (if applicable)
• Resume

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