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Reading Teacher

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Madison County School System
NOTE: ALL VACANCY POSTINGS ARE PENDING UNTIL BOARD APPROVED.
The Reading Teacher is a member of the school faculty and will perform all the duties spelled out in the "Job Responsibilities" of the teacher. In addition, the Reading teacher will carry out the district-wide plan to improve the reading achievement of all students assigned. This commitment will include attending professional development, collecting data, and providing feedback to the principal and to the district office of Curriculum and Instruction. Under the supervision of the principal and the district representative, the Reading teacher will develop and implement lesson plans to provide diversified reading strategies and activities specifically designed for targeted students.
Qualifications: Masters degree with experience in reading and /or literacy instruction preferred. Reading Specialist/Endorsement desired. Must be proficient in the utilization of diagnostic and other formative reading assessments to track student growth in reading. Applicant should have understanding of the Scholastic Read 180 Program and of the RTI process. Knowledge of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards: 9th-12th grades is preferred. Must hold a valid Georgia teaching certificate and a valid Georgia drivers license.
Job Responsibilities:
1. Performs as duties as stated in the job of a teacher.
2. Diagnoses, assesses, prescribes, and evaluates the reading needs of students; school-wide and individual, to determine level of need.
3. Carries out ongoing assessment of reading needs; writes and modifies the lesson plans as needed and maintains student achievement records.
4. Consults with other content teachers, special education teachers, parents, and students advising on strategies and activities that may be used to enhance a student's reading skills.
5. Maintains a print-rich classroom.
6. Keeps parents, administrators, district, and community informed about the reading programs/strategies in the school.
7. Participates in regular professional development to improve personal knowledge and skills.
8. Performs other related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Masterful knowledge of literacy curriculum and best practices.
2. Knowledge of effective content literacy strategies.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
4. Considerable human relations and human development skills.
5. Demonstrate leadership ability.
6. Good technical skills with technology and presentation tools.
7. Ability to use common office machines and popular computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs.
8. Ability to collect and analyze data.
9. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and statistics and to develop meaningful reports from that information.
10. Ability to use data to drive instructional decisions.
11. Ability to plan and evaluate strategies for improving instruction.
12. Ability to incorporate differentiation to meet the individual growth needs of the students.
13. Ability to exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public.
14. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
Application: Application deadline is May 14, 2015. Interested individuals may apply at .

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