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Reading Specialist - Elementary

- Responsible for direct literacy instruction and interventions for below target-level readers

- Implement research-based literacy interventions

- Serve as a resource to classroom teachers for reading strategies and interventions

- Collaborate, communicate, and cooperate with teachers to discuss and report data

- Use diagnostic tools to determine learning needs of individuals

- Assess the accomplishments and academic progress of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as needed

- Manage student behavior and support social - emotional learning within the classroom setting 

- Adhere to the policies and procedures as established by the Board of Education and Administration

- Work harmoniously with students, parents, colleagues, and the administrative team to build relationships within the school community

- MTSS Case Manager

- Job duties for this position are subject to change for 2024-2025


Candidates must hold the appropriate Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) and demonstrate the following characteristics:  excellent leadership and communication skills, knowledge of a variety of teaching strategies and exceptional technology skills.

Additionally, candidates must possess a Master's degree in Reading and/or a Reading Specialist or Reading teacher certificate (K-8).



Salary is based upon the negotiated teacher contract as well as experience and level of education.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three reference letters via email to 

Mrs. Julie L. Schultz, Principal @ schultzju@dwight.k12.il.us.  Interviews will begin with qualified candidates; the posting will be open until filled.


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