Job Title: District Reading Specialist
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Reports to: MTSS Coordinator
The District Reading Specialist with Dyslexia Certification will serve as support and coach at the district, school, and classroom levels in the implementation, monitoring, and improvement of reading instruction including the dyslexia identification and supports. The Reading Specialist will support the coordination and collaboration in the implementation of MTSS district wide.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, position statement, meeting summaries, etc., using prescribed formats. Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control, and confidence. Thorough knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, punctuation and formats required.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and all other statistical measurement tools.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to utilize courtesy and tact when communicating with others to deliver clear and concise messages.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.