Early Literacy Specialist
Please note: this is a full time, salaried position. If you have taught at the elementary level (or are teaching there right now) and would like to coach teachers on literacy at a school in need of improvement - this is for you!
We are seeking elementary educators who believe that all students deserve a great foundation in literacy regardless of their socio-economic background. You should have experience implementing balanced literacy best practices in K-3 classrooms and a passion for sharing knowledge and collaborating with fellow teachers.
Our client organization is comprised of a team of 100+ balanced literacy coaches that provide one-on-one professional development coaching to early elementary (K-3) teachers in predominately urban school districts. While full-time employess, Early Literacy Coaches (ELS) work daily within a public school where they are integral part of their school’s literacy strategy. They facilitate professional development, model teaching best practices, consult on classroom environment, conduct non-evaluative observations and work collaboratively with teachers to implement literacy strategies that enable student achievement.
All Literacy Coaches must possess at least 5 years’ teaching/coaching experience (literacy) in a K-3 classroom. A related Master’s degree is desired. All Literacy Coaches must be able to pass all required clearances and background checks.
Here is what our Client's Coaches particularly enjoy in their position:
- The opportunity to exponentially increase impact on student learning
- The access to ongoing professional development in both literacy and coaching best practices
- The moment a teacher or student makes a break through
- The opportunity to grow your own literacy and coaching skillsets while developing other educators
$65000 to $65000 Per Year
Job Status: Full Time