With the District’s investment in early literacy efforts to ensure all students are reading on grade level by age 8, Reading Specialists are more important than ever.
Reading Specialists are experts in reading and literacy instruction and support teachers and students in meeting the individual student needs. Specialists work collaboratively with District leadership, Principals and teachers to identify and implement effective strategies for student achievement.
There are two types of Reading Specialist roles at SDP:
If you’re interested in working directly with students in early grades on small group literacy instruction, check out the Reading Specialist position in the Office of Curriculum: Reading Specialist (Curriculum Office). Positions are open for immediate hire and for the 2019-2020 school year, and are grant funded.
If you’re interested in working with students and supporting & coaching teachers on early literacy practices, you can apply to the Teacher Talent Pool, SY 2019-2020 to be considered for this Reading Specialist role. Positions are open for for the 2019-2020 school year only.
Reading Specialists are paid on the Teacher Salary Scale.