Middle School Literacy Coach (21-22 SY)

Henrico, VA, US
Jul 22, 2021
Grade Level
Middle School
Job Title:
Middle School Literacy Coach (21-22 SY)

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Brookland Middle School

About Us:

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
This position requires knowledge and skills in the instruction of reading and writing and the ability to work with a variety of teachers and administrators in a collaborative coaching model. Literacy Coach responsibilities include coaching, lesson planning, modeling, and delivering research-based instructional strategies and interventions in literacy. Candidates must possess the ability to plan, organize, and coach instruction to meet individual and group needs utilizing state standards, division curriculum, and student data.

Essential Duties:
  • Serve as a middle school literacy leader, supporting teachers and administrators with the implementation of best practices in reading and writing
  • Provide professional development related to literacy for the district as well as schools
  • Support district curriculum and resource development
  • Assist with district and building level data analysis
  • Support the school-wide reading programs and the Division Literacy Plan
  • Develop formative and summative assessment, demonstrating knowledge of subject matter and using state Standards of Learning and the curriculum of the district
  • Support teachers in planning instruction for all students, demonstrating knowledge of literacy, and aligning instruction with the Virginia Standards of Learning and the division curriculum
  • Use district and school data to plan instruction
  • Engage in ongoing professional learning
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of research based best practices
  • Incorporate and model appropriate use of Technology to support instruction and student learning
  • Maintain a professional manner when interacting with all stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of intervention programs and strategies to support students and teachers in literacy instruction to meet individualized goals
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, model, and deliver current research-based best practices and interventions in reading instruction and be able to assess student responsiveness to those interventions through analysis of observation and assessment data
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead planning meetings, model, and deliver current research-based best practices aligned with the Standards of Learning and analyze a variety of assessment data to determine the effectiveness of instruction
  • Work collaboratively with team members and serve as a liaison between teachers, school based administration, and middle school English Language Arts specialist
  • Master's Degree in Reading is required
  • Previous literacy coach or reading specialist experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years teaching experience is required

Additional Information:
The position has a 239-Day contract.
  • Master's Degree = minimum salary $57,564.11

How To Apply:
To be considered for this vacancy, you should upload three (3) written references , and a copy of your teaching license onto our online application platform located at henricoschools.us/careers/ .
Mailing Address:
Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P. O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23223

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization:
Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status:
Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

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Recruiter Details

Recruiter Name:
Mey, Mr. Andrew Patrick


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