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Duties

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  • Provides diagnosis and instructional support for students identified as intensive or strategic on district assessment.
  • Schedules in-class and out-of-class instructional groups for students requiring literacy support.
  • Prepares lessons for individual students and groups of students requiring literacy support.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers to collect and analyze data in order to design literacy lessons to meet the instructional needs of students.
  • Supports classroom teachers as they implement new literacy practices into their classrooms, by modeling lessons and engaging in collaborative conversations about teaching and learning.
  • Consults and coordinates with classroom teachers and other District staff as appropriate.
  • Participates in grade level meetings and makes recommendations for literacy services in collaboration with the other participants.
  • Participates in District-wide meetings, Building-level meetings and attends in-service activities as directed.
  • Actively participates in District meetings, evaluations, and assessments regarding at-risk students.
  • Requisitions materials necessary to carry out the instructional program.
  • Develops and implements parent involvement activities and opportunities at the District.
  • Collaborates with parents for the purpose of planning and recommending literacy services for students.
  • Performs any and all additional duties as assigned by the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools and/or the Director of Title I Services.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION

  • Illinois Professional Educator License with endorsements to teach at this level and content
  • Reading Endorsement or Master’s Degree in Reading

EXPERIENCE

  • Work experience collecting, analyzing and interpreting student performance data in a school setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication/collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge and work experience using multiple literacy assessment tools and diagnostic procedures in a school setting.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Evidence of continuous literacy-focused professional development.
  • Knowledge of scientifically based research in literacy, principles of effective literacy instruction and use of assessment in literacy instruction.
  • Successful teaching experience at the primary level.

Salary/Benefits

Salary is based on a step placement which is determined by education, experience and the Urbana Education Association and Board of education contract.

Additional Notes

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  185 Work Days, Teacher Salary Scale

 

EVALUATION:  Performance in this position shall be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the negotiated agreement.

 

START DATE: January 4, 2021

 

NOTE: This is a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply

To apply, please complete an application at https://usd116.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1080

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://usd116.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1080

Email Address

lsimmons@usd116.org

Job Posting Date

12/14/2020

Start Date

N/A