Literacy Coach
Framingham, MA Marie Philip School
Description

  

Full time- Exempt/Salary

  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus 
  • Housing Resources Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care 

ASL fluency required


TLC DIVERSITY STATEMENT:

The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.


About Marie Philip School:

MPS enrolls nearly 200 deaf and hard of hearing students on our Framingham, MA campus in an ASL/English bilingual, bicultural educational model. 


About TLC:
The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.

For our Mission, click here.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Literacy Coach will work with academic supervisors to identify and provide consultative services to students with reading, writing and/or learning needs.  The Literacy Coach will work collaboratively with academic leaders and teachers in the identification of and use of effective strategies for reading and writing instruction across the elementary through middle school grade span.


FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provide consultative service to faculty regarding students identified as potentially benefiting from additional support in the area of literacy.  
  • Collaborate with educational leaders and teachers in developing and implementing instructional techniques and strategy-based teaching methodology for students.
  • Collaborate with educational leaders and teachers to gather resources and ideas for effective teaching approaches for students with reading needs.
  • Keep current on major issues and initiatives in the areas of reading and learning disabilities in order to share pertinent developments with faculty members.
  • Guide teachers to collect and analyze data and develop action plans in response to determined student needs.
  • Provide individualized, classroom-based support to implement a comprehensive program. This will include modeling of best teaching practices.
  • Support the development of high-quality/effective LA instruction, grades K-5; observe and coach developing LA teachers to improve instructional planning, teaching practice, and the use of data, assessment, and instructional technology to align with MA CFW. 
  • Work with LA teachers to refine and develop common standards based pacing plans, mid-year, and end of year common assessments for each grade level. 
Requirements
  • Master’s Degree or above  
  • Areas of specialization in Deaf Education, Special Education and/or literacy preferred  
  • Experience teaching deaf students as well as working with students with a variety of learning and reading needs is preferred  
  • Ability to work as a team member with a variety of instructional teams across the grade span as needed
Salary Description
$55,216- $86,636