Scholastic Literacy Specialist, Per Diem - Northeast in United States
Literacy Specialist, Per Diem - Northeast
United States (https://scholastic.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/6664/other-jobs-matching/location-only)
May 24, 2021Post Date
The primary role of the literacy specialist is to deliver literacy based professional learning to teachers and leaders across the region.
Essential Job Responsibilities/Primary Activities:
Facilitate professional learning using adult learning methodologies to support best practices in Balanced Literacy instruction
Deliver in-person and virtual professional learning and coach classroom teachers and coaches on balanced literacy practices and instructional strategies
Support classroom teachers in building content knowledge and understanding their role in the implementation process
Provide reflection questions and suggestions as part of the coaching cycle
Maintain highest degree of expertise in literacy instruction and Scholastic product knowledge
Collaborate with AEs and PLS RDs to help expand professional learning opportunities
Maintain streamlined communication with the sales team to alert them of all activities related to the district (s) they are serving
Resolve and provide solutions on issues that arise during the engagement period
Communicate regularly with PLS Regional Directors and the AE about the ongoing professional learning needs of the district
Communicate regularly with the aligned Regional Directors about the ongoing professional learning needs of districts
Maintain professional relationships with districts
Cultivate and maintain relationships with team and partners
Literacy specialist reports to the Regional Director of Professional Learning
WHO WE ARE
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and comprehensive solutions to support children’s learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 100+ years history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children.
HOW YOU CAN FIT
Experience in balanced literacy
Masters Degree in education or reading related field preferred
Experience facilitating professional learning in literacy and/or reading preferred
Minimum of 3 to 5 years teaching/coaching experience
Ability to maintain a travel schedule
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Power Point
Experience using Zoom and/or Google Meets
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.
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