Literacy Facilitator - Z17

  • REPORTS TO: Curriculum DirectorDEPARTMENT:
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: Z17SCHEDULE: X
    DATE:NON-EXEMPT: X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The purpose of the Literacy Facilitator is to provide supervision of reading instruction to elementary students. This job also requires the facilitator to communicate effectively regarding instructional strategies and the identification of students needing the specialized instruction.


    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Bi-monthly visits to all Building Literacy Leaders.
    Conduct reading support instruction to Building Literacy Leaders and classroom teachers.
    Communicate with classroom teachers regarding reading instruction.
    Develops a plan for the improvement and enrichment of reading instruction throughout the District.
    Provides assistance and direction to Building Literacy Leaders and Principals regarding the guidelines and requirements of reading instruction.
    Maintains and improves effective training skills by regularly attending, studying, and implementing up-to-date strategies in literacy education.
    Provides assistance to Building Literacy Leaders as needed to support their building literacy goals.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Maintains appropriate instructional records.
    Participates in the required in-service days designed for staff development.
    Follows all School District policies and procedures including those required of an elementary teacher.
    Maintains accurate and complete records that are required by law, School District policy, and procedure.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 


    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Knowledge of and application procedures on use of personal computers and programs appropriate for elementary reading, math, and language.
    Ability to follow and successfully complete both written and oral directions.
    Ability to enunciate clearly and communicate positively throughout the work day.
    Ability to calculate accurately.
    Possess visual acuity, aided or unaided, to read and interpret accurately written reports of a technical nature.
    Possess the ability to work with various personality types.
    Possess sound emotional judgment.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Possess all certificates required by the State of Wyoming.
    Master's degree in reading/literacy preferred, or State of Wyoming Reading Specialist Endorsement.
    Continue to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.
    Trained in Reading Recovery.
    EQUIPMENT USED:
    Personal ComputerTypewriterPhotocopy Machines
    Duplication MachinesAdding Machine/CalculatorVideo Play-back Equipment
    Assistive Technology EquipmentAudio Play-back Equipment
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Possess stamina to remain on feet for periods as long as two hours without discomfort or excessive fatigue.
    Possess stamina to remain seated for periods as long as two hours without discomfort or excessive fatigue.
    Possess visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer monitor for at least part of each day.
    Possess sufficient strength and endurance to project voice to classrooms for some period of time throughout the work day.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Air conditioned buildings.