We’re Hiring!

We’re hiring!

Link Education Project is hiring a part-time Literacy Coach to work with our team in schools in the Greater Cleveland area. This is a one-year, independent contractor position for the 2023-24 school year. 

The Literacy Coach will work on-site with teachers, principals, and students to develop and deliver a comprehensive professional development program that supports school and district goals. The coach will facilitate grade level meetings, model literacy instruction in classrooms, analyze student data, and collaborate with teams of teachers and coaches to provide high quality professional development. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build effective working relationships with principals and teachers
  • Develop teacher knowledge and skill related to collaboration and effective teaching and learning through:
    • Facilitating team meetings
    • Modeling classroom literacy strategies
    • Consulting/coaching one-on-one with teachers
    • Using Link frameworks to develop and deliver support and professional development.
  • Participate in school-wide planning as requested
  • Remain current in instructional research and practices
  • Participate in monthly collaboration
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed

The ideal candidate will possess most of the following:

  • 7 or more years of classroom experience 
  • 3 or more years of experience leading adult, school-based professional development
  • Strong content knowledge and experience in early literacy instruction, science of reading, and disciplinary literacy
  • Experience leading professional learning communities, peer collaboration, and developing positive school climate
  • Experience working with groups of adult learners to bring about meaningful change 
  • A growth mindset
  • Ability to analyze student data, clarify instructional implications, and develop learning plans in response to the data
  • Masters degree in Education
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Broad knowledge of child development and literacy instruction
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and personalities
  • Ability to work effectively with both adults and children
  • Values collaboration and understands what it means to be part of a team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and follow through with commitments 

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to linkeducationproject@gmail.com [References will not be contacted until after the interview.]

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