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10 Jun 2018

Teacher Reading Specialist

New Visions For Public Schools
 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is threefold (1) to support schools in providing a coordinated data-driven literacy intervention program, (2) to provide students with small group literacy intervention instruction and (3) to provide teachers with ongoing literacy strategy support aligned with student learning goals.


  1. Coordinate and facilitate the school’s literacy intervention program.

  2. Collaborate with teachers individually to identify the literacy needs of students, to set learning goals and targets, and to problem solve with teachers to develop best practices for continuous academic growth of students in literacy.

  3. Assist teachers with the collection of data, analysis of data results and supports the sharing of findings with all staff.

  4. Review student achievement and assist with placing students in appropriate reading and writing intervention and support services.

  5. Teach targeted literacy intervention to small groups of students daily using research-based intervention curriculum and resources.

  6. Assist students using software and materials related to literacy programs.

  7. Meet regularly with the classroom teacher to plan literacy instruction that correlates with the individual student’s needs or as requested by the classroom teacher.

  8. Attend professional development to enhance knowledge of pedagogy and content, especially literacy.

  9. Maintain and submit accurate and up-to-date management records of all students’ progress.

  10. Perform other duties and responsibilities related to literacy as assigned by supervisor.

Secondary Job Functions:

Supervisory Reports: None

Interacts with: Principal, APs, English Language Teachers

Required Education, Certifications and Experience:

  • Literacy 5-12, English Language Arts or Students with Disabilities 9-12 Teaching Certification (or in process of reciprocity)

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Preferred

To Apply:

Please complete online application and attach cover letter, resume and recent salary history at:

Only candidates who closely fit the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.


New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of New Visions that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status, ancestry, or any other reason prohibited by law.

New Visions provides a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to the opportunity to help make a significant impact on education reform and in the lives of urban youth.


How to Apply

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: 10017.

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