Per Diem: National Literacy Leadership Specialist NE

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National Literacy Leadership Specialist NE (Per Diem) 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

Scholastic Education prides itself on partnering with school districts to provide positive literacy outcomes for all students. We focus our attention and research on evidence-based solutions that provide schools with comprehensive professional learning that will deliver positive results for teachers and students. We have an experienced staff of professional learning and literacy specialists with high-level competency in a data-driven environment. We exhibit a passion to help students learn to read and write to achieve college and career readiness.

 

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

1. Develop monthly, turn-key professional learning content for Literacy Leadership teams around literacy best practices

 

2. Align work with district’s Balanced Literacy strategies

 

3. Pre-plan session content monthly with district Literacy teams via phone and/or in person

 

4. Deliver the professional learning sessions monthly to groups of coaches, teachers, school leaders, and district administrators

 

5. Support administrators in building content knowledge and understanding their role in the implementation process

 

6. Provide feedback as part of the coaching cycle to pinpoint areas of progress as well as development opportunities

 

7. Maintain highest degree of expertise in literacy instruction and Scholastic product knowledge

 

8. Communicate regularly with project managers about the ongoing professional learning needs of the customer

 

9.  Maintain professional relationships with customers

 

10. Cultivate and maintain relationships with team and partners

 

 

HOW YOU CAN FIT

 


• Deep Knowledge and experience with literacy practices, models, pedagogy and research based strategies

• Master's Degree (or progress toward a Degree) in education, literacy, and/or reading related field

• At least 3-5 years experience facilitating face-to-face professional learning in early literacy and/or early childhood content

• Minimum of 5-7 years teaching/coaching experience

• Minimum of 2-5 years building or district leadership/administrative experience

• Ability to maintain a travel schedule

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Power Point

• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

• Facilitation skills, professionalism and creativity

• Criminal Background Checks

• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

• Current knowledge of college and career readiness standards

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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