2021-22 Middle School Reading Specialist

Job | Posted a month ago
Employment Type
Grade Levels
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts


POSITION TITLE: Middle School Reading Specialist

FLSA: Exempt Professional


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.


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.


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


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.

Posted By

Westmoreland County Public Schools

141 Opal Lane , Montross, VA 22520

At the following locations

Westmoreland County Public Schools

141 Opal Lane , Montross, VA 22520

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801