||Closing Date for Outside Candidates:
||1/11/2021 (or as soon as possible)
||Closing Date for Internal Candidates:
||(Internal Candidates will be considered before outside candidates)
||$40,400 - $60,600
||Director of Early Childhood and Elementary Learning Services
||school year position with benefits per Board approved benefit schedule
- Ability to work well with people and maintain productive/positive interpersonal skills.
- Master's Degree in literacy or equivalent with five or more years teaching experience at Grades K-3.
- Demonstrated success with teaching students at-risk in the area of reading.
- Michigan endorsement with approval or certification in Reading.
- Knowledge of current K-3 state literacy standards.
- Instructional skills and knowledge base in early literacy components such as phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
- Familiarity and success with utilizing formative, screening, and diagnostic tools with students to determine appropriate reading instruction.
- Ability to utilize data from diagnostic tools to determine additional extra supports needed in order to read at grade level by the end of 3rd Grade.
- Reading Specialist certification or the equivalent amount of training focused on research-based practices (preferred).
- Ability to administer and use the data from the Kindergarten Entry Assessment (preferred).
- Ability to use observational data and formative assessment processes to guide professional learning and coaching (preferred)
- Ability to use technology as an instructional and organizational tool (preferred).
Essential duties shall include, but are not limited to:
- Work with the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support team.
- Work with school districts in assessing needs and integrating Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for K-3 literacy including coaching building-level teams in analysis of data.
- Develop and model high quality literacy lessons and units for K-3 teachers.
- Coach one-on-one in high needs K-3 classrooms, building and maintaining confidential relationships [This language may change depending upon the coaching model used].
- Serve as a regional source for development and delivery of professional development related to research-based literacy strategies and interventions for teachers of Grades K-3.
- Supporting the integration of technology in effective literacy instruction.
- Participate in school improvement activities focused on improving instructional practices as evidenced by student outcomes in Grades K-3.
- Participate in required trainings for Michigan ISD K-3 Literacy Coaches.
- Remain knowledgeable about current research and pedagogical recommendations relevant to the coaching role.
- Provide training and support with implementation of a comprehensive system of literacy instruction.
- Assist local districts in identifying strengths and needs in support of an early literacy continuum.
- Assist as needed for completion of duties, attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
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||If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.