York Country Day School seeks a dynamic and dedicated Literacy Specialist for Lower School grades kindergarten through grade five. The selected candidate will join the faculty full-time for the 2018-2019 school year.
Founded in 1953, York Country Day School is a progressive, independent, college preparatory school in York, PA serving students in pre-K through twelfth grade. York Country Day School inspires and nurtures the innovative and creative spirit of students as they pursue their intellectual promise, as well as social and civic passions. Students at York Country Day School are known and valued as integral members of an engaging community.
The Lower School Literacy Specialist will:
Plan, instruct, and support daily literacy instruction of students in kindergarten through grade five
Lead students and staff in best practice, engaging literacy curriculum, and pedagogy
Partner with teachers to support differentiated instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles
Organize and maintain data collection for reading assessments across grade levels using multiple sources of data to inform short-and long-term decisions
Collaborate to ensure literacy curriculum follows learning standards and best practices in literacy education
Coach and provide professional development for faculty and staff
The ideal candidate should possess:
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
Master’s degree as a Reading Specialist or Learning Specialist
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
Commitment to implementing a multimodality approach to reading instruction;training in Wilson, Orton-Gillingham, etc. preferred
Knowledge and experience with the reading and writing workshop instructional model
Understanding of child development and best practices in education
Willingness to keep current through appropriate professional development
Proven ability to work as a member of a team
YCDS is an affiliate of York College of PA and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.Please use the link below to apply for the Part-Time History teacher position:
Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be received by July 29, 2018.
Please use the link below to apply for the position:
York College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College’s Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report.
About York Country Day School
York Country Day School is a college preparatory school actively engaged in the pursuit of excellence. We are committed to every student developing exceptional communication and problem-solving skills by focusing on the whole child, the process of learning, and collaborative inquiry-driven classrooms. Educating students in preschool through grade 12, we strive to produce graduates who will make significant contributions throughout their lives as self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate leaders.