Literacy Coach - 3 positions available
Closes: Until Filled
Literacy Coaches - 3 positions available
Qualifications / Duties:
Type 10 Reading Specialist or Type 03 with Reading Specialist Endorsement
Ability to collaborate with teachers at all levels of knowledge and experience in a building.
Facilitates development of a school vision about literacy that is site-based and links to district goals.
Provides support to classroom teachers, specifically at the primary (K-2) level
May lead or is a member of the school literacy committee and/or Instructional Leadership Team
Helps a school determine qualities of excellent literacy instruction
Leads or organizes professional learning opportunities around literacy instruction
Helps teachers examine student work, suggests assessments, models and gives assessments, interprets data, may enter data, assists in Response to Intervention efforts.
Works to embed professional learning in the context of the school and works along side teachers during the day.
Implements sound practices for adult learning
Helps teachers keep professional learning going after coaching cycles end
Understands gradual release of responsibility and helps teachers develop means to reflect upon their own teaching and make improvements
Understands differences in the literacy strategies needed for particular content disciplines
Helps teachers uncover areas where growth is needed
Assists teachers in being reflective about their own teaching