Part-Time Early Literacy Coach

Location: Passaic, NJ
Date Posted: 08-08-2018
Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) believes that there is nothing more important than ensuring that children can read and write at grade level by 3rd grade.  We are seeking a like-minded Literacy Coach to join our team in North Jersey! Part-time, flexible daytime school hours. 
With three decades of experience working in some of the nation’s most challenging school districts, CLI has shown that entire schools can be transformed when school leaders and teachers work together to improve how our youngest students are taught to read.  As a member of our collegiate team of educational professionals, you will work with educators to transform K to 3rd grade literacy instruction so that children can become powerful life-long readers, writers and thinkers. 
  • Participate in the professional staff development of elementary school teachers in the use of Comprehensive Balanced Literacy practices.
  • Work alongside of teachers in the classroom to guide the teachers in setting up child-centered, literacy-rich classroom environments.
  • Observe, model, co-teach and plan with teachers on effective lessons utilizing “Best Practice” comprehensive literacy strategies and methodologies.
  • 5+ years teaching experience in K to 3rd grade classrooms
  • Application of core/advanced Comprehensive Balanced Literacy practices in K to 3rd grade classrooms
  • Training and Experience in Reading Workshop and Writing Workshop
  • Coaching Experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Reliable transportation
This is a part-time position with flexible daytime hours.  You will be working in schools during school hours.
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