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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)


Product Development

May 24, 2021Post Date

G0800685Requisition #


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


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.



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.

To view the full EOE policy, clickhere. (https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/scholastic/corp-home/eeo-is-the-law-poster-english.pdf)

To view the Scholastic Inc. EEO Policy statement, click here .

To view the Pay Transparency provision, clickhere (https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/scholastic/corp-home/pay-transparency.pdf) .​