2021-2022 Curriculum Specialist - Reading...

Green Dot Public Schools, Southeast Texas

Apply online at https://careers.greendot.org/.

The Reading Curriculum Specialist will support teachers in the implementation of the Green Dot reading and ELA programs.
>Provide teachers assistance with strategies that support the delivery of quality instruction to all students; this includes leading weekly lesson internalization meetings with teachers and unit plan internalization meetings before each unit
>Promote standards-based and text-based instruction by providing focused observations, co-planning, and professional development on research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices
>Utilize the coaching model to provide opportunities for teacher reflection on classroom observations
>Lead weekly data meetings with reading teachers where student work is reviewed and reteach plans are developed to reassess mastery
>Train teachers to manage, interpret and use assessment data and facilitate the analysis of data and student work to guide instructional decisions 
>Model and co-teach lessons for teachers
>Work collaboratively with the regional education team and school leaders to facilitate professional development
>Assist with curriculum planning to ensure mastery of the standards and appropriate use of resources
>Create rigorous interim assessments and supplement curriculum that reflect Green Dot’s core instructional beliefs and are aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
>Participate in curricular training and development opportunities
>Support the school administrative team with duties and responsibilities as necessary

>At least 4 years teaching experience in English Language Arts and Reading at the middle or high school level, with valid credential
>Master in Education (preferred)
>Experience teaching or planning with rigorous reading curricula, e.g. Wit and Wisdom (preferred)
>Solid knowledge of adult learning theory and teacher developmental needs
>Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
>Experience developing and facilitating professional development
>Excellent verbal and written communication skills
>Experience in collaborative planning and delivery of differentiated staff development to classroom teachers 

Starting salary for this position is $60,000 - $75,000, depending on experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of Beaumont students.