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Scholastic Literacy Specialist (per diem) - St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri

Literacy Specialist (per diem) - St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, United States at https://scholastic.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/3531/other-jobs-matching/location-only

Product Development

Aug 09, 2018Post Date

G0800506Requisition #

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The primary role of the literacy specialist is to deliver literacy based professional learning to district partners across the region.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Primary Activities:

• Facilitate professional learning using adult learning methodologies to support best practices in Guided Reading and writing instruction

• Deliver professional learning and coach classroom teachers and coaches on balanced literacy practices and instructional strategies, guided reading in particular

• Support classroom teachers in building content knowledge and understanding their role in the implementation process

• Provide feedback as part of the coaching cycle to pinpoint areas of progress as well as development opportunities

• Maintain highest degree of expertise in literacy instruction and Scholastic product knowledge

• Communicate regularly with project managers about the ongoing professional learning needs of the district

• Maintain professional relationships with districts

• Cultivate and maintain relationships with team and partners

• Literacy specialist reports to the Sr. Literacy Specialist

• Deep Knowledge and experience with balanced literacy, guided reading, literacy stations, and the 6+1 traits of writing

• Master's Degree (or progress toward a Degree) in education or reading related field

• At least 3-5 years experience facilitating face-to-face professional learning in literacy and/or reading

• Minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience

• Ability to maintain a travel schedule

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Power Point

• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

• Facilitation skills, professionalism and creativity

• Criminal Background Checks

• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

• Current knowledge of college and career readiness standards

• Knowledge of the human change process and adult learning theories

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here at https://www.scholastic.com/aboutscholastic/files/EEO-is-the-Law-Poster-English.pdf .