2021-22 Elementary Reading Specialist

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Kindergarten
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts

Description

POSITION TITLE: Elementary Reading Specialist

FLSA: Exempt Professional

QUALIFICATIONS:

Appropriate teacher certification with Special Reading Certificate. Master’s degree in elementary education, English as a Second Language, or Special Education, preferred. Leadership and organizational qualities which include the ability to facilitate teams, communicate collaboratively, train and lead others, and coordinate data. Working knowledge and understanding of the Response to Intervention (RtI) process, at-risk supports, and literacy development.

REPORTS TO: Building administration

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Teacher’s Work Calendar and benefits as defined in the Teacher's Negotiated Agreement.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

To provide the strategies and support to facilitate the Integration of At-Risk Supports (IARS) which focuses on effective instructional and behavioral practices related to the specific needs of each child, based on a Response to Intervention (RtI) framework.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Provide research-based, direct instruction in small intervention groups for the majority of the work day.

Work collaboratively with the school-wide IARS team on the appropriate use of data in making educational decisions.

Work collaboratively with grade level IARS teams on the appropriate use of data in making educational decisions.

Coordinate building universal screening schedule as outlined in the Park Hill Assessment Plan.

Facilitate the coordination of school-wide and individual student progress monitoring data

Maintain an accurate data base of students in IARS

Train building staff on the research-based interventions

Assist building administration in reviewing data to develop and assist in building level professional development which supports IARS

Work collaboratively with school-wide IARS team to coordinate parent education activities

Work collaboratively with building administration to plan expenditures of program funds within IARS

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support the total school program by observing curricular and extra-curricular student activities.

Exhibit dependability and punctuality in assigned duties.

Strive to improve professional competence.

Display appropriate personal and professional traits that exhibit a positive role model for students.

Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

Strive to achieve the objectives and expectations of the Teacher Performance Evaluation Plan.

Maintain a caseload of students receiving instructional interventions as determined by building administration.

Attend Intervention Specialist meetings and share pertinent information with building administration and IARS teams.

Follow IARS guidelines and procedures.

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Westmoreland County Public Schools

141 Opal Lane , Montross, VA 22520
 

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Westmoreland County Public Schools

141 Opal Lane , Montross, VA 22520



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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,681

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

6%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

11.38

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

353

State Average: 801