JobID 10433 : Reading Specialist (#371801)

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304 announces a certified staff vacancy for a reading specialist position at the middle school level.

The Community

is located 35 miles west of in the .  is a town of 22,000 population.  The town has a long history of independent identity as well as being part of the suburban metropolitan area.  Its citizens have a variety of social, economic and occupational backgrounds.

The

#304 is a rapidly growing school district located 35 miles west of in the on the Metra/Union Pacific West commuter railroad line. The community of is renown for its historic charm and scenic beauty, a thriving downtown of fine restaurants and distinctive shops, and a multitude of recreational opportunities.  There are 6,100 students in nine schools in the school district: six elementary schools (grades K-5), two middle schools (grades 6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12).   The community holds high expectations for student performance; student achievement levels far exceed state and national norms.  Parent involvement and support is well established in a school district that is located in one of the most vibrant population growth corridors in the metropolitan area.

Qualifications

        Master's degree or higher in reading, special education, or education-related field

        Successful teaching experience (three to five years)

        Valid Illinois Reading Specialist Endorsement or eligibility to receive such Endorsement

        Understanding and knowledge of best instructional practices in reading

        Experience and skill as a coach or mentor for adults on literacy-related topics

        Effective communication and human relations skills

 

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete an on-line application by logging onto the Kane County Human Resources website (www.teachinkane.org).

 

In addition, applicants must upload and attach a letter of interest, resume, copies of academic transcripts, and at least three (3) letters of reference to their on-line application.

 

Interviews will begin immediately.