Literacy Coach

Literacy Coach

The Gifford School is a small, non-profit, therapeutic day school committed to helping students with social, emotional, and learning challenges reach their full potential. Our beautiful 27 acre campus is centrally located right off Route 128 in Weston with plenty of free parking. We offer competitive salary and benefits, free breakfast and lunch, and pretty cool swag! If you are looking for a meaningful career doing work that changes the lives of kids and families, a great company culture, good work life balance, opportunities for professional growth and career progression, and colleagues that value teamwork, humor, and dedication, then The Gifford School might be right for you! The Gifford School strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve, and employ. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone can expect to be treated with respect and dignity.

 Qualifications

  •  MA Licensure in Reading Specialist or Moderate Disabilities (5-12) preferred/or experience with systematic phonetic instruction and other reading programs
  • Training in and experience using a variety of systematic, phonetic instruction programs
  • Provide on-going individual instruction and remediation in reading skills to identified students and pushing in to ELA classes to support reading instruction
  • Consultation to teachers in all aspects of reading (decoding, fluency, comprehension, etc), including instructional strategies
  • Prior experience working with children and adolescents with special needs
  • Solid communication, organization and writing skills
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Experience with children/adolescents, special education setting preferred.
  • Experience with the IEP process.
  • Strengths in classroom management, collaboration, and a love of teaching.

Schedule

  • 10 months/full time; 7:30-3:30 M-Th. and 3:00 on Friday
  • Salary and benefits (including paid school holidays)

 Please submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

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