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Reading Specialist

Company: Green Tree School
Location: Levittown
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Green Tree School & Services is a non-profit state licensed agency that provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children with autism disorder and severe emotional disabilities. At Green Tree School & Services, all students are instructed based on their IEP goals and the appropriate state standards as defined but the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization?  Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

Green Tree School & Services in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a qualified Reading Specialist to work directly with students. The Reading Specialist Supports the mission of Green Tree School & Services by overseeing literacy programming for students in the APS. As a Reading Specialist, you will play an integral role in the success of our students while overseeing the classroom team and dynamics. This position will provide literacy instruction and enrichment to student in accordance with their individualized needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interpret results of literacy screening assessments for planning student instruction.
  • Provide diagnostic testing as needed to determine specific instructional needs for students identified with reading and writing challenges.
  • Provide recommendations on the selection of supplies and materials needed for standards aligned curriculum and enrichment interventions for reading and language arts.
  • Develop instructional plans for use in the full classroom, as well as individual or small group instruction.
  • Plan and implement sequential learning experiences for students using a variety of instructional strategies, consistent with instructional goals, school wide initiatives/ objectives, and core Curriculum content standards.
  • Provide direct instruction in the areas of reading and writing for identified students in both individual and small group instruction.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of student Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)
  • Maintains records and provide evidence of growth and progress for school teams, students and their parents.
  • Consults with teachers and paraeducators on instructional strategies to support reading comprehension including phonological awareness, decoding, word recognition, vocabulary development, fluency development, ad study strategies.
  • Summarize, interpret and disseminate current developments in learning and instructional strategies through reading professional journals, participation in professional development and involvement in professional organizations.
  • Maintain a comprehensive inventory of instructional materials and resources.

BENEFITS

Eligible Green Tree School & Services Employees will receive:

  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
  • Tuition credit program for eligible dependents
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

Green Tree School & Services is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about Green Tree School & Services careers and benefits, please visit our website www.greentreeschool.org

Experience

Required
  • 2 year(s): Minimum of two (2) years or more teaching experience within Special Education.

Education

Required
  • Masters or better in Education

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Reading Specialist
  • PA Teacher License
Preferred
  • Teacher - Spec. Ed.

Keywords: Green Tree School, Levittown , Reading Specialist, Other , Levittown, Pennsylvania

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