Reading Specialist

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Required
Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
9th
Kindergarten
Preschool/Pre-K
Base Salary
$43,700 - $66,163 per YEAR
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Valid Through
08/01/2021
Position Areas
Instructional/Educational Coordination
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License.
The license position area must be in Reading.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

1- Participate in curriculum development, resources adoption process, and the development of local assessments as assigned. 2- Plan and facilitate professional development sessions to focus on the needs of staff members in the implementation of a high quality and challenging reading program for all students. 3- Work collaboratively with teachers through coaching, co-teaching and modeling to implement a variety of instructional and assessment strategies to meet the needs of a diverse student population. 4- Work collaboratively with administrators and teachers to analyze student date, to identify students' level of understanding and/or proficiency, to interpret assessment information to inform the instructional program as well as to assist teachers in differentiating instruction. 5- Build teacher leadership and capacity in the building. 6- Provide building level leadership and support to teachers and teacher assistants to increase their content knowledge in reading and new instructional strategies through consultations with teachers and modeling lessons in teachers' classrooms. 7- Attend required training held by district personnel for reading specialists. 8- Support the implementation of the LCPS reading program in each classroom (i.e. alignment to the curriculum, appropriate use of reading resources) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES knowledge of LCPS curriculum and techniques for integrating curriculum, LCPS policies and effective instructional practices; thorough understanding of the teaching and learning process; ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education; ability to infuse technology into curriculum; ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office, school based staff, students, parents and community; excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills. 9- Develop and monitor remediation and intervention program K-6 in the area of reading. Collaborate with teachers and building administration to monitor progress using student achievement data. 10- Must be knowledgeable in disaggregating, analyzing and using student data. 11- Other duties as assigned.

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Lancaster County Public Schools

2330 Irvington Rd P.O. Box 2000, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
 

At the following locations

Lancaster County Public Schools

2330 Irvington Rd P.O. Box 2000, Kilmarnock, VA 22482



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,049

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

11.82

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 13%

FTE

164

State Average: 801