Reading Coach (#320924)
Position: High School Reading Coach
Location: Main St. High School; Osceola, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Program Director
The High School Reading Interventionist is responsible for facilitating student learning in an instructional technology learning environment and supplementing computer-based instruction with direct instruction that aligns with the school’s vision, mission, and values while also meeting state and national academic standards. The Reading Interventionist works as a team member to meet the needs of all students. Building relationships is a critical component of this learning environment, the team works together to identify student needs that may be barriers to success.
Valid Florida Reading Teacher Certification or currently enrolled in a Reading Competency component Highly Qualified Teacher Bachelor’s Degree Minimum of three to five years’ of exemplary teaching experience in the classroom Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of students Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook Experience working with at-risk student population in some capacity preferred Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan and implement the School Reading curriculum for assigned grade levels and subjects Grade essays, research papers, and open-ended response items while providing feedback to students Identify and select appropriate instructional materials aligned to content standards Implement relevant information from research and professional literature on best practices in instruction Develop appropriate and healthy relationships with scholars, including advocating for them and celebrating their success Embed opportunities for scholar critical-thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity, as well as use of technology and digital media, into lesson and unit plans Mentor and support scholars’ development of academic, social, and emotional health, while coaching around goal setting for readiness upon graduation Participate in professional development as opportunities become available Analyze formal and informal data and accurately complete student data assessment analysis and provide informative reports regarding student instruction and achievement Develop short term and annual goals, based on identified student needs, that reflects national school counseling standards and state program components related to guidance curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support Other duties as deemed necessary by Program Director Skills and Knowledge:
Demonstrate knowledge of state standards, testing requirements, and graduation requirements within the core content Ability to demonstrate and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and building principal Working knowledge and comfort level with instructional technology Experienced in collaborating with teacher teams and adapting work to the needs of teachers and students Possess a clear and effective pedagogy that embodies the belief that instruction must be engaging, relevant, rigorous, and provide real world opportunities for scholars to live their learning Ability to maintain strong classroom management and hold scholars accountable for upholding school rules, collaboratively-developed norms, and classroom expectations Knowledge of current research and best practices in Reading Knowledge and demonstration of using innovative skills in instruction (analytical thinking, problem solving, communicating, collaborating, and finding and evaluating information) Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to utilize technology for communication and instruction to work with parents, students, and other service agencies Demonstrate organizational skills and initiative for working with minimal direct supervision while prioritizing workload Evidence of ongoing professional learning and reflective practice to continuously improve student and adult learning Knowledge and experience using technology for communication, data analysis, gathering and organizing information for presentations Maintain confidentiality An Equal Opportunity Employer
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