Jan 13, 2024

English / Reading Teacher - Joyce Middle School

  • TrulyHired
  • Woburn, MA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

The Joyce Middle School is looking for a long-term substitute Reading teacher.

This position begin on February 26, 2024 and runs through the end of the school year (approx. June 20th).


The purpose of this position is to have an individual who can fulfill multiple roles related to the improvement of student achievement in literacy. The Reading Specialist works primarily in a direct teaching role while spending some time in professional support and consultation with classroom teachers, so as to identify best practices and instructional materials for a wide range of students.

Qualifications: ..

Education, Training and Experience:
Earned Master's Degree in Reading, Language Arts, or Language and Literacy from an accredited college or university. Demonstrated subject matter competence, highly qualified, in the area of licensure. MA DESE license in Reading or English
Knowledge Required:
Currency in the curriculum including knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Effective planning and assessment of curriculum and instruction. Effective classroom management. Effective instruction in a standards-based classroom. Promotion of high standards and expectations for student proficiency. Promotion of equity and appreciation of diversity. Effective integration of technology across the curriculum. Fulfillment of professional responsibilities. Possesses specialized knowledge of the Dimensions of Literacy (phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, motivation to read). Possesses specialized knowledge of assessment and diagnosis, which is vital for informing instruction and identifying students' specific needs. Abilities Required: Ability to deliver effective instruction. Ability to differentiate instruction to meet student needs. Ability to administer required student testing and assessments. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents, colleagues and administrators. Ability to articulate and communicate a coherent and congruent literacy program. Ability to provide both remedial and developmental reading programs.
Skills Required:
Effective classroom management skills. Excellent listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Effective interpersonal skills. Skills in the specific subject matter of instruction. Skilled in addressing reading difficulties. Skilled in the requirements of an elementary classroom teacher.


Supervision Scope:

Supervises students and evaluates their achievement.

Supervision Given and Received:

Supervised by principal and/or director.

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