Reading Teacher Job Description

Reading Teacher Job Description

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Reading teacher provides direct instruction to identified students, using intervention materials and strategies recommended and approved by the Curriculum and Instruction Support Department in a small group or one – on – one setting.

Reading Teacher Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be in alignment with skills and content embodied in the school’s curriculum map
Serve recess duty, monitor Work Hard Academy and cover detention as scheduled by GLC on a regular basis
Remain available by phone until 9 p.m
Deliver teaching module
Carry out assessment for teaching module
Deal with reactive requests daily such as those relating to teaching and administrative tasks
Provide instructional leadership and results based staff development focused on meeting the goals of the school-wide program and comprehensive school reform
Prepare and maintain written lesson plans that are aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards
Participate in department meetings (monthly)
Attend staff development activities related to position

Reading Teacher Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Reading Teacher

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ESL, ELL, RI, MA

Education for Reading Teacher

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the reading teacher job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Technology, Health Professions, Health Science, Teaching, Reading, Elementary Education, Reading Specialist, Professional Development, Writing

Skills for Reading Teacher

Desired skills for reading teacher include:

Evaluation and feedback techniques
Learning theory
Reinforcement
Curriculum and instruction
Content area and approved curriculum
Core academic subject assigned
Curriculum
Communication
Interpersonal skills
Instruction and assessmentEffective instructional delivery techniques and strong organizational

Desired experience for reading teacher includes:

Must be Reading Endorsed through NM PED
Hold a valid Massachusetts Teaching License in the appropriate subject and level
Completed AL Dyslexia Training
Familiarity with Tier 2 and Tier 3 reading support
New York, Connecticut or Rhode Island certified in ELA or special education or in process of obtaining a certification
Currently certified the correct subject and grade level or on a pathway toward RI teacher certification

Reading Teacher Examples

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Reading Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of reading teacher. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for reading teacher
  • Recognizes student diversity and create an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept
  • Demonstrates a willingness to examine and implement change, as appropriate
  • Works productively with colleagues, parents, and community members
  • Meets professionalism requirements and responsibilities
  • Supervises paraprofessionals assigned to math intervention
  • Complies with Code of Ethics of the Education Profession Standards of Professional Conduct
  • Collaborates with individual teachers through co-planning, co-teaching, and coaching
  • Works with and models intervention programs with small groups of students
  • Works with parent/guardians and community leaders to foster home/school/community partnerships focused on students’ learning of reading
  • Participates in on-going annual professional development trainings to enhance job efficacy through increased reading content knowledge, understanding of pedagogy models, inter-personal skills development, and curricular materials knowledge
Qualifications for reading teacher
  • Must be Highly Qualified to teach Math
  • Proficiency with business technology applications
  • Requires initiative, perception and a broad knowledge of human behavior to understand the learning style of the individual students
  • Master’s Degree (in literacy instruction, preferred)
  • Appropriately certified in Reading and Science in Utah (appropriate to grade level responsibilities)
  • 3 years of continuous teaching experience in grades K-5 reading
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Reading Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a reading teacher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for reading teacher
  • Establishes a daily lesson plan following curriculum guideline and adopted standards
  • Identify literature for use in all content areas in support of the curriculum
  • Designs and implements Reading Nights to involve families and community members
  • Administers and analyze reading diagnostic and progress monitoring assessments
  • Operate and supervise the library
  • Evaluate, select, and requisition new library materials
  • Assist teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, make library materials available to supplement the instructional program
  • Inform teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the library acquires
  • Collaborate with teachers in planning those assignments that likely lead to extended use of library resources
  • Promote appropriate conduct of students using library facilities
Qualifications for reading teacher
  • Knowledge of early reading interventions
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) and eligibility for Florida teaching certification
  • Certification in Reading & Reading Endorsed
  • ESOL Endorsement
  • Minimum of three years of K-12 classroom teaching with demonstrable positive impact on achievemen
  • Demonstrate evidence of involvement in school activities involving leadership responsibilities such as conducting professional development activities, classroom demonstrations, and assisting teachers in the implementation of instructional processes and programs
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Reading Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a reading teacher. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for reading teacher
  • Supervises paraprofessionals assigned to reading intervention
  • Participates in on-going annual professional development training to enhance job efficacy through increased reading content knowledge, understanding of pedagogy models, inter-personal skills development, and curricular materials knowledge
  • Implement district learning goals and objectives using district core content and ESL curricula
  • Work collaboratively with the ABE program administrator and ABE counselor on student and program issues
  • Support elementary student mobility in 2nd – 5th grade at designated campuses
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of mobility students
  • Prepare reading lessons that reflect accommodations for individual difference
  • Guide the learning process toward closing the achievement gaps in reading of students in transition
  • Employ a variety of literacy instructional techniques with the academic limitations, needs and capabilities of mobility students
  • Analyze data and provide instructional plans of action to increase reading and comprehension levels
Qualifications for reading teacher
  • Small group tutorial remediation in English acquisition
  • Assists students with Math and Reading homework projects
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers regarding progress of students
  • Four year degree required with a valid Florida Teachers Certificate
  • 3 Years experience teaching
  • 1 year Experience in a Title I school
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Reading Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of reading teacher. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for reading teacher
  • Maintain and improve professional competence in the area of reading interventions and strategies
  • Provide providing intensive instruction in reading to at-risk students using a specialized program of instruction (Read 180)
  • Identify student in grades 6 – 8 who are at risk of not meeting grade level reading proficiency by analyzing data from identified state and district formative and summative assessments, grades, and measure of progress
  • Develop and coordinate reading lessons cooperatively with classroom teachersfor the purpose of ensuring student success and supporting teachers
  • Instruct student
  • Assume individual responsibilities as assigned by administration
  • Design and implement unit and lesson plans in collaboration with grade or ELA team
  • Works with small groups in an inclusion setting for reading, ELA or math instruction
  • Model and coach instructional methods in a variety of settings (whole group and small group) and provide follow-up support
  • Conduct classroom visitations and provides feedback to teachers and administrators on the school’s literacy program
Qualifications for reading teacher
  • Knowledge of educational software applications, such as "Let's Go Learn'Unique Reader/ Unique Math"
  • Ability to conduct a small group learning experience including discipline and classroom control
  • Ability to conduct a computer-assisted large group learning experience
  • Adaptability outside the classroom, teaching in varying environments
  • Registered or willing to be registered with Reading Recovery Council of North America in Reading Recovery
  • Strong background in administering and analyzing early literacy assessments
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Reading Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reading teacher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for reading teacher
  • Provides a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play
  • Enforces administration policies and rules governing students in the classroom and on the playground
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by the school, CMS policy and administrative regulations including Personalized Education Plans (PEP) and Individual education Plans (IEP)
  • Build strong relationships with students and families
  • Participate in parent meetings, conferences, and periodic evening school events
  • Planning and facilitating on-going district professional development classes and sessions for Reading Recovery teachers
  • Working individually with four Reading Recovery students each day
  • Teaching the graduate-level in-training class for new Reading Recovery teachers
  • Planning and conducting demonstration lessons coaching and planning sessions with teachers
  • Facilitating professional development in the summer and after regular teacher contract hours, if needed
Qualifications for reading teacher
  • Must have a Reading Endorsement from NM PED
  • Experience in project/problem based learning methods
  • Experience in differentiated instruction with students at different levels
  • If not already a registered Reading Recovery Teacher, it is a requirement to complete Reading Recovery Training through 9 graduate semester course credits at the teachers expense
  • Masters in Literacy or Endorsement in elementary reading or in the process of receiving a Masters in Literacy
  • At least 2 years of experience teaching elementary school Reading content (preferred)

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