2019-2020 Turnaround Reading Specialist Candidate Pool (Elementary K-5)

Location
SW Atlanta, GA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 27, 2019
Ref
4600170161
Grade Level
Elementary School
2019-2020 Turnaround Reading Specialist Candidate Pool (Elementary K-5)
Teaching and Learning

Teacher - Position - EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TURNAROUND

Job Number: 4600170161

Start Date:

Open Date: 02/20/2019

Closing Date: 07/31/2019

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Turnaround Reading Specialist promotes and develops successful reading instruction for students. The Reading Specialist is responsible for assessing students' reading level, group and individual instruction, monitoring student progress and adjusting curriculum to meet students' needs. The Reading Specialist provides leadership for the school's entire literacy program, collaborating with teachers, coaches, and administration, and serves as a resources within the school and for the community. Applicants should be innovative, enthusiastic, and highly committed to leading change.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Screen and assess students to establish proper performance level.
  • Provide intensive instruction to struggling students individually or in small groups within or outside of the students' classrooms.
  • Analyze school and student data and recommend modifications to instruction and interventions for students for meeting and exceeding student achievement goals.
  • Monitor student progress and arrange for academic interventions based on formative and summative assessments.
  • Serve as a resource in the area of mathematics for paraprofessionals, teachers, administrators, and the community.
  • Collaborate with teachers to ensure student mastery of standards by assisting with data driven instructional planning, integration of technology and implementation of research based strategies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
  • Required to attend scheduled shift during regular business hours as mandated
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of research-based best practices and interventions in the area of reading.
  • Ability to promote collaborative planning as a component of school turnaround.
  • Ability to analyze student and school data.
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver content-specific professional learning.


Requirements: EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor?s degree required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:
  • Georgia PSC Certificate in Early Childhood Education required.
  • Reading Endorsement preferred.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Three (3) years of experience in a K-5 school environment.


Compensation: SALARY GRADE: IS4 - IS7
SALARY RANGE: $48, 318 to $83, 500
WORK DAYS: 202

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employment Category: Teacher

Reports to: Principal

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