We are currently seeking an experienced Full-Time Reading Specialist to join our dynamic faculty.
About the position
The Reading Specialist is responsible for coaching teachers by supporting a range of instructional practices, lesson planning, report writing, and parent meetings. He/she will also teach small groups and reading remediation using the Orton-Gillingham approach.
Timing:Position to begin ASAP.
Master’s in Education, Special Education, or Literacy & Reading Specialist;
Reading (fluency, decoding, and comprehension)
Certification in Orton-Gillingham instruction preferred
Understanding of Middle school literature content
Professional development opportunities
It is essential that candidates have a philosophy based on student-centered instruction, and experience with learning differences and differentiation of instruction
The Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, nonprofit elementary and middle school for bright students with learning differences. Our school comprises nearly 300 students ages 3 to 14 with a range of learning challenges, from Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to speech, language, and motor delays. In a comfortable, nurturing environment and with an unparalleled level of personal attention f...rom our experienced staff, Gaynor School students break down barriers to learning, build self-esteem, and bridge the gap between their intellect and performance.