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Location: Division of Academic Services

Job Group: Teacher/11-Months

Reports to: Executive Academic Services

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

The Reading/Social Content Studies Specialist will be responsible for working with the Executive Director of Curriculum, principals, coaches/interventionist and teachers to oversee and support the implementation of the district’s literacy action plan.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support all students graduating college and career
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Principals, Coaches and teachers to review, analyze, and present student literacy assessment data
  • Assist in identifying school-based literacy goals
  • Improve our Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) for
  • Design professional development opportunities in the use of a standards of practice framework for literacy/social studies instruction, progress monitoring and horizontal and vertical curriculum alignment.
  • Actively strive for cultural competence and equity in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • ? Effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisor, staff and
  • Model use of a standards of practice framework during literacy instruction
  • Model high-quality first instruction in classrooms, based on annual literacy goals
  • Facilitate instructional practice, data management, and scheduling to meet MTSS and school improvement goals.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities within designated time limits
  • Write routine reports and
  • Maintain positive professional interactions with students and other education personnel
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding student records, as well as student's personal and family matters
  • Follow school district's policies and procedures
  • Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as the supervisor may




Qualification Requirements:

The requirements listed  are typical of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, required. Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction preferred. Teaching experience.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Holds IL Professional Educators License with endorsement in either: Reading/ELA, Social Studies, or Reading Specialist.



Compensation: As per Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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