Language Arts Enrichment Specialist - Long Term Substitute
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
January 31, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Language Arts Enrichment Specialist
(Job Code LG100)
CHARLES E. SMITH JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School seeks qualified candidates to fill a long-term (14-week) Language Arts Enrichment Specialist position beginning in mid-March 2018. This unique position involves working with students in K-5th grade and collaborating with their General Studies teachers to enrich the Language Arts curriculum.
The position entails:
Providing push-in support in Kindergarten-5th grade classes to enrich the Language Arts curriculum
Coaching individual and small groups of students to raise the level of discussion and work in the classrooms
Delivering individualized instruction to boost students’ reading, writing and analytical skills
Facilitating student book club meetings in intermediate elementary grades
Facilitating small group guided reading instruction in primary grades
Providing feedback to students to help improve performance
Collaborating with General Studies teachers to develop enrichment strategies and content to complement the curriculum
Assisting with school-wide literacy assessments (F&P Running Records and DIBELS for primary grades)
Candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with integrating technology into teaching practice, interest in collaborating with colleagues within and across subject disciplines, commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment, and a passion for working with children. Our reading and writing curricula are based in the practice of Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop. Candidates with experience in these methodologies are highly desirable.
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or a related field required, with a Master’s degree preferred and a minimum of three to five years’ of successful, formal teaching experience in a public or independent school. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to www.cesjds.org/careers include Job Code LG100.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.