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Preston Hollow Presbyterian School is seeking a full-time reading remedial specialist for grades 3-6 for the 2024-2025 school year. Successful candidates will have experience in teaching elementary reading. The Remedial Reading Specialist is required to utilize the school curriculum and provide differentiation and reading support to students.
Duties and Responsibilities
The job description below is not designed to cover all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position
Implement school readingcurriculum
Manage and monitor student learning
Evaluate and document student performance
Perform classroom management duties
Continue to seek professional growth
Communicate regularly with parents
Collaborate and communicate with classroom teachers regarding student progress
Work with classroom teachers to maintain current reading goals
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency with common computer programs used in elementary schools, such as Google Classroom, Google Documents, Google Slides
Experience with, or willingness to learn, new reading curricula and online components
Ability to teach in an engaging manner
Ability to adapt teaching style for learners with diverse learning styles
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms
Ability to prepare and implement lessons based on PHPS reading goals and objectives
Strong organizational skills
Strong classroom management skills
Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, and fellow staff members
Positive, professional, collaborative work style
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree, reading specialist certifications preferred but not required.
2-4 year’s teaching experience, preferably in reading instruction at the elementary level
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Additional duties of this position may include some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.
•Attend Staff Development Meetings
•Attend Student Support Team meetings
•Assist with student monitoring duty rotation
•Attend school events, such as music programs, all school party, graduation
For 60 years, Preston Hollow Presbyterian School has been dedicated to educating children of average to superior intelligence with mild to moderate learning differences in grades K-6. The learning differences our school serves include reading disorder (dyslexia), auditory processing disorder, oral language disorder, written language disorder, and mathematical disability. The school was founded in 1962 in response to the needs of the Dallas community as the first outreach mission of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church. PHPS is a non-profit, private coeducational day school accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancEd. Students are accepted without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin. Preston Hollow Presbyterian School's mission is to provide a nurturing, highly personalized school environment that cherishes and supports qualified students with learning differences while challenging them to achieve their full potential. We are committed to facilitating our students' return to mainstream education equipped with strategies for future learning experiences.