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Literacy Coach, 1.0 FTE - Gibbon, Fairfax, Winthrop Schools

Posted on 2018-07-11 3:35:29 PM

Listing expires 2018-08-08 12:00:00 AM

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Job Description: GFW Public Schools is the recipient of the Striving Readers Grant for the next two years and is in need of a Literacy Coach in two areas, K-5 and 9-12. Applicants need a current Minnesota Teaching License. This position funded for two years starting this 2018-2019 school year. Role and responsibilities: * Know the foundations of reading processes and instruction * Can use a wide range of literacy evidence-based practices, approaches, methods and curriculum materials to support literacy instruction * Can use a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan and evaluate effective literacy instruction * Know how to create a literate environment that fosters independent reading and writing * View professional development as essential to increasing capacity and meeting the needs of learners * Has a track record of working with classroom and content area teachers in core instruction * Demonstrate an understanding of Minnesota's K-12 Academic Standards in English Language Arts * Proven practices of modeling and assisting teachers with evidence-based teaching practices and aligning curriculum to academic standards * Can analyze student literacy data to identify student needs and system causes to design appropriate staff development Please send application to: Julie Elmer 323 East 11th Street Gibbon, MN 55335 julie.elmer@gfwschools.org<mailto:julie.elmer@gfwschools.org> Position opened until filled. Julie A. Elmer Administrative Assistant GFW Schools *Outbound emails may inadvertently contain student records as a result of user error. Please notify the sender in the case of error. Further disclosure of student records is illegal. Thank you.
Job Description: GFW Public Schools is the recipient of the Striving Readers Grant for the next two years and is in need of a Literacy Coach in two areas, K-5 and 9-12. Applicants need a current Minnesota Teaching License. This position funded for two years starting this 2018-2019 school year. 

Role and responsibilities:
  • Know the foundations of reading processes and instruction
  • Can use a wide range of literacy evidence-based practices, approaches, methods and curriculum materials to support literacy instruction
  • Can use a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan and evaluate effective literacy instruction
  • Know how to create a literate environment that fosters independent reading and writing
  • View professional development as essential to increasing capacity and meeting the needs of learners
  • Has a track record of working with classroom and content area teachers in core instruction
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Minnesota's K-12 Academic Standards in English Language Arts
  • Proven practices of modeling and assisting teachers with evidence-based teaching practices and aligning curriculum to academic standards
  • Can analyze student literacy data to identify student needs and system causes to design appropriate staff development



Please send application to:
Julie Elmer
323 East 11th Street
Gibbon,  MN  55335

Position opened until filled.


Julie A. Elmer
Administrative Assistant
GFW Schools


*Outbound emails may inadvertently contain student records as a result of user error.  Please notify the sender in the case of error.  Further disclosure of student records is illegal.  Thank you.