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Elementary School Reading Specialist

St. Louise de Marillac School

Posted 12/14/2018 until 2/15/2019


Reading Specialist

St. Louise Catholic School in Covina is now seeking a reading specialist to support students in literacy progress. Under the supervision of the principal, the position includes the following responsibilities, with a focus on increasing literacy scores and learning at all grade levels:

Essential Tasks:

·        Collaborate with K -5 teachers school-wide to provide curriculum support, recommendations, and coaching in the areas of content, instructional grouping and practice. Assist in formulating student action plans and goals

·        Provide small group instruction (guided reading) to students identified by the specialist and the teacher as needing intervention support with a focus on specific common core standards

·        Serve as the school STAR (assessment) coordinator includes: maintaining digital student information and updates, coordinating schedules for test windows and reviewing reports to assist students and teachers for growth data.

·        Select instructional materials and reading text (informational and literary) complexity to meet student needs (utilizing both hard copy and digital leveled texts)

·        Meet and collaborate with every K – 5th grade teacher to determine level of service (push in or pull out)

·        Organize and keep an inventory of reading and writing materials

·        Attend parent conferences and STEP intervention meetings for students served

·        Report to principal on a regular quarterly basis via documented evidence of STAR score improvement and other assessments such as sight words, fluency, 1:1 reading

·        Practice use of core instructional methods that actively engage student learning and motivation.

·        Ability to integrate digital tools

·        Ability to examine, analyze and use diagnostic data to guide instruction and student progress with the goal of ALL students reaching grade level benchmark or higher.

·        Excellent collaborative and communication rapport with colleagues and parents

·        Ability to occasionally present information to parent groups and teachers


Education and Experience

·        Required:

·        current teaching credential and/or M. Ed degree

o   3 to 5 years as a teacher in a TK – 8 grade environment

·        Preferred:

o   Catholic

o   Reading Specialist credentials and focus


Please send a letter of interest, resume and reference letters (if available) to Mrs. Sue Reyes: . For more information, please call the school at 626-966-2317.





  • Current teaching credential and/or M.Ed degree
  • 3+ years of teaching xperience in a TK - 8 Grade environment
  • Specialist credentials in literacy (reading)
  • Catholic
PLEASE only submit an application IF you have the required certificates and experience. Applications that do not meet these minimum qualifications will not be accepted for review.

Information/Application Contact:

St. Louise de Marillac School
Email letter of interest, resume and list of references to

Covina CA 91724
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