2018-19 Reading Teacher (temporary for school year) - repost

Dover, DE 19904, US
Sep 07, 2018
Job Type

POSITION: Reading Teacher (temporary for school year)

LOCATION: Towne Point Elementary School

REPORTS TO: Principal

STARTING DATE: September 2018

  • Provides direct reading instruction to students in small groups
  • Knowledge of the elements of a balanced, integrated, and comprehensive literacy curriculum with expertise in supporting student learning in reading and writing
  • Knowledge of a conceptual framework for literacy development that informs teaching practices
  • With a focus on foundational skills
  • Knowledge of how to support students in the development of proficient reading skills that will contribute to their academic growth across content areas
  • Knowledge of evidence-based instructional strategies and practices that should be used for delivering reading interventions
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction and how to support teachers in using these strategies in small group instruction
  • Knowledge of Response to Intervention (RTI), Title I, Special Education programs, and the alignment, coordination, and delivery of services for students
  • Serves as a resource for classroom teachers and helps to create an environment that fosters and supports students in the literacy skills needed to learn to read, read to learn, and comprehend
  • Diagnoses, monitors and documents the reading progress of struggling readers
  • Utilizes a variety of assessment tools such as screening and progress monitoring tools to plan and deliver effective reading instruction
  • Works collaboratively with the Reading Team to plan and monitor school improvement processes, to support professional learning, to collect and analyze student assessment data, and to provide professional materials and resources for staff
  • Helps to coordinate Literacy Nights for families
  • Works cooperatively with all staff
  • Participates in professional learning opportunities offered that will enhance professional growth

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility

  • Certified teacher. Classroom experience in teaching reading.
  • Experience with teaching reading to young students.

Standard Requirements:
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
  • Tuberculin test & physical
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck

Start Date: September 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: Principal

Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us

Salary Range: From/To: Based on 2018-19 salary schedule

  • Reading Specialist
  • Teacher of Elementary Grades K-6

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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