Job Summary Position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive literacy program at the assigned school through coaching, supporting, and guiding teachers in best practices for literacy instruction. Position conducts staff development, models lessons, conducts classroom visitations and provides feedback to teachers and administrators on the school’s literacy program. Position is responsible for analyzing school literacy data and planning for future literacy needs. Position is responsible for instructing students individually or in groups to enable students to develop literacy skills.
Minimum Qualifications Must possess a Master’s degree and be eligible for a Virginia Teaching License with an endorsement as a Reading Specialist. Must have completed at least three years of successful teaching experience. Must possess effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills. Must possess knowledge of the needs of students requiring remedial reading instruction. Must possess an in-depth knowledge of instructional best practices and adult learning theory. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school colleagues, school administrators, parents and students.
The Newport News Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).