Learning and Literacy Specialist Position Announcement
Greene Street Friends School prides itself on its diverse community and its culture of reading. The Lower School Learning and Literacy Specialist is a crucial position for our students, teachers, and parents/guardians. In this role, the qualified candidate has the opportunity to significantly impact learning and instruction in our Lower School classrooms by assessing need, differentiating instruction for students, coaching teachers, and communicating with parents and guardians.
If you have experience with and enthusiasm for working with learning differences, helping teachers to differentiate instruction, experience working with students needing remediation and enrichment, and strong organizational skills, then this job is a good fit for you! An advanced degree in literacy, reading, special education or learning differences is preferred but not required.
The Learning and Literacy Specialist will push into classrooms and work with teaching teams, grades PK – 5 to support literacy instruction. The qualified candidate will have experience with Readers and Writers Workshop and can support and coach in the instruction of this program as well as supplement in other areas of literacy instruction.
This interim position will begin ASAP and will run through June.
This role also includes:
serving as the point person for coordinating with outside service providers and specialists.
Coordinating and running ERB standardized tests
serving on (and possibly clerking) the Student Support Team
This position is full time.
Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and list of 3 References to:
Founded in 1855, Greene Street Friends School has operated continuously in central Germantown section of Philadelphia. The school’s curriculum emphasizes Quaker values, academic strength, and cultural competence. Greene Street graduates attend the top private and public magnet high schools, the largest percentage attending Central High School. Since the mid-1960’s the school has implemented a mission-based business model that prioritizes financial accessibility, with an enrollment of 45% - 55% students of color. Over the past twenty years, the school has doubled both in enrollment and campus size. Current enrollment is 320 students on a campus of three acres. The annual budget is $5M, no debt.