Title I Literacy Coach (#233194)

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The Title I Literacy Coach is responsible for supporting student achievement in the areas of reading and language arts. Position objectives include working with administration and teachers to improve student achievement within the framework of effective literacy instruction through the implementation of balanced literacy, an effective student response to intervention (RtI) system, and curriculum alignment. The Title I Literacy Coach will provide professional development activities and trainings to improve the quality of reading/literacy instruction for K-5 students attending Title I schools; organize well-planned professional development; support teachers in reading instruction, assessment and intervention; support school-wide implementation of the model; model scientifically-based practices and strategies; and observe teachers in a non-evaluative setting offering feedback and promoting discussion of alternative strategies; observe and provide feedback to teachers on instruction related to literacy development; remain current with scientific based reading research (SBRR); and model integration of literacy strategies and best practices. Works collaboratively with the Title I staff under the direction of the Director of Preschool and Elementary School Programs.

To keep current with educational research as it relates to literacy development

To keep current with VDOE instructional resources and to support teachers and administrators with curriculum alignment (taught and assessed)

To summarize and disseminate the key concepts from this research to the faculty at regular intervals

To incorporate and model best-practices into the instructional model

To support the full implementation of all components of the balanced literacy model

To generate improvement in reading instruction and reading achievement by conducting on-site, on-going literacy-related professional development

To assist teachers in analyzing student performance data for tiered and differentiated instruction

To support school-wide progress monitoring

To distribute assessment data to the teaching staff in a usable, organized, and electronic format

To deliver Professional Development (PD) to teachers at regular intervals and attend PD, as appropriate

To model integration of literacy strategies and best practices

To foster a school-wide climate of literacy and learning

To perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and approved by Director of Preschool & Elementary School Programs

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street Suite 100, Danville, VA 24541
 

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Amount per Student

$10,979 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.14

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 13%

FTE

950

State Average: 801