ST. LOUIS SCHOOL - Reading or Literacy Specialist
Company: Office of Catholic Schools
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Job Description:St. Louis Catholic School, located in
Alexandria, VA, is a PreK-8th grade school. St. Louis is seeking a
certified reading specialist or educator with advanced
literacy/reading training to join our Resource and Learning Team in
support of students and teachers. The Reading specialist will
provide leadership, coordination, collaboration, and innovation in
reading curriculum and instruction, so that each student may drive
maximum benefit from the K-8 reading curriculum.
- Bachelors Degree or higher degree with major
- A valid reading specialist certificate.
- A minimum of three years teaching experience.
- Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing education/continuing
professional development.Job Responsibilities:
- Observes struggling readers in the classroom, upon teachers
- Assists classroom teachers in the diagnosis of students and
collaborates in planning the instructional strategies.
- Assists in the selection of appropriate materials utilized by
the classroom teacher for corrective measures.
- Provides demonstrations of new methods and materials (i.e. team
- Assists teachers with interpretation of standardized assessment
results for K-5 students.
- Develops and implements a remediation plan for students who
have test results identified as below grade level or at risk.
- Utilizes the Reading Recovery method of intervention and
instruction for primary students, particularly in primary
- Is responsible for maintaining the literature collection.
- Plans and conducts periodic evaluations to assess the need for
changes in the reading program.
- Plans and develops special reading projects as approved or
- Serves as a resource to administration and the Director of
Learning and resource in areas of reading instruction and
- Provides leadership in the development and implementation of
the K-8 reading program.
- Ensures that reading is a component of the K-8 Language
- Strong knowledge of Orton-Gillingham programs
Keywords: Office of Catholic Schools, Alexandria , ST. LOUIS SCHOOL - Reading or Literacy Specialist, Other , Alexandria, Virginia
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