Lower School Reading Teacher

  • by
The Covenant School
Published
June 1, 2021
Location
Charlottesville, United States of America
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Description
Seeking experienced reading specialist for a Christian Elementary School. The Covenant School is looking for a teacher who demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the teaching of reading and who is excited about sharing their faith with children. Applicants who hold a Master’s degree and an endorsement as a Reading specialist are preferred. Organized professionals who cultivate strong partnerships with parents should apply.

Primary Responsibilities
This person is responsible for:

  • Administering and interpreting diagnostic reading tests
  • Providing direct instruction in reading, writing, and spelling for identified groups and individuals with an emphasis on emergent, beginning, or transitional readers
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers on the use of assessment data to plan and support instruction
  • Organizing and maintaining book room

Requirements
Qualified candidates will have: a commitment to Covenant’s Christian principles; experience working with students; a genuine caring attitude toward students; the ability to communicate clearly and establish effective, working relationships with students, parents, teachers, and staff; and the ability to be flexible working with various levels of students, subjects, and teaching methodologies. The person must also be comfortable sharing his/her faith with students.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Mo Gaffney, Head of Lower School, by mail, email, or hand delivery to 1000 Birdwood Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, or mgaffney@covenantschool.org.

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