JobID 239 : Reading Teacher - Elementary (#1991359)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
09/01/2020

Description

The Chappaqua Central School District is a nationally renowned, award winning public school system characterized by highly motivated students, a broadly educated and talented staff, and an actively involved parent community. Our community maintains one priority - always do what is in the best interest of our students!

Chappaqua CSD is looking for a dynamic & innovative literacy expert to serve in the position of Elementary Reading Teacher (2020-2021 school year)

Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Knowledge of the reading and writing workshop models, gradual release, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing reading interventions to support identified students.
  • Knowledge of the TC Units of Study, LLI, Wilson and other research based literacy instructional support resources.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Ability to review various data points (i.e. - running records) to develop a targeted intervention plan for an elementary student in need of support in reading.
  • Can administer educational evaluations to use as a basis for making eligibility determinations.
  • Assists in developing Individual Educational Plans ("IEP") for students with goals that student specific and informed by various data points. 
  • Continues to engage in meaningful professional learning opportunities through readings, workshops, podcasts, conferences, and an active PLN. 
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Experience: 
  • Successful prior reader teacher experience with students who require reading interventions to address decoding and comprehension gaps.

Certification/License: 

  • New York State Certification as a Literacy (B - 6). 

This position includes a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and extensive opportunities for professional development and mentor support.

Application deadline: ASAP