Reading Specialist Full-Time

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Norman Public Schools
Reading Specialist Job Description

 

Job Title: Reading Specialist 

Credentials: Current Oklahoma Teaching Certificate with endorsements for the appropriate level/subject area.

Education: Master’s Degree in Reading Education.

Training or experience required: Computer literate and independent worker/self starter. Previous teaching experience.

Reports to: Principal/Reading & Title I Director.

Contract: 182 days

Salary Schedule: Certified Salary Schedule.

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials that meet the district's curriculum goals as well as the individual needs of each pupil.

  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences that effectively utilize the available time for instruction.

  • Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

  • Evaluate pupils academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares reports.

  • Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil's progress and interpret the school program.

  • Identify pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  • Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.

  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.

  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.

  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to assure quality programs.

  • Administer group and/or individual standardized tests in accordance with the district testing program.

  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.

  • Participate in faculty committees and sponsorship of pupil activities.

  • Based on the position, may coach, participate in extracurricular activities, etc. These special duties are identified in the appropriate labor agreement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Successful performance of the job requires good customer service/people skills and to handle problems and provide information and technical assistance as requested. It requires complying with safety guidelines and policies to reduce accidents or injuries to staff or to students. It requires following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns for staff. Creativity, initiative and effective problem solving are critical to the success of the position.Help manage the computerization of school district operations. Provide training and support to district staff in the use of administrative computer systems. Perform such tasks to the ultimate benefit of the educational program. An incumbent in this position will utilize discretion, ingenuity and independent judgment due to the complexity of the job. Since there may be several ways to solve a problem, an incumbent is free to choose the solution.

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Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood , Norman, OK 73069
 

At the following locations

MONROE ELEMENTARY

1601 S MCGEE , NORMAN, OK 73072