1 Literacy Coach Yates/ Sied

Job | Posted 3 months ago


Elementary 159

Job Description



TITLE:                  Literacy Coach

DEPARTMENT:  Curriculum and Instruction                EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately



Literacy Coach Job Description

Provide on-going support for teachers in order to implement a comprehensive literacy program and improve classroom instruction district-wide, by utilizing a variety of professional development techniques, the goal of which is to improve student performance in the areas of reading and writing.

         Plan and conduct in-service training for teachers in best classroom instructional practices in the area of literacy through individual and group meetings

         Maintain weekly collaboration schedule with grade level teachers and subject areas specialists to improve literacy instruction across the curriculum

         Assist in the implementation of guided reading practices across the district

         Develop and conduct two parent workshops per year in the area of literacy

         Coordinate reading instruction and assessment activities

         Participate in professional development activities

         Meet regularly with building principals to discuss building needs in the area of literacy

         Meet weekly with the Deputy Superintendent






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Elementary School District 159

6202 Vollmer Road, Matteson, IL 60443
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246