Reading Specialist
  • Learning Support

Learning Prep School, West Newton, MA

Title – Reading Specialist

UFR Title: 134


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Valid reading specialist certificate

Reports to: High School Principal

Job Goal: To provide leadership, coordination, collaboration and innovation in ElA curriculum, instruction, and study skills enabling each student to derive maximin benefit from the school’s programs.


  1. Assists classroom teachers in the diagnosis of students and collaborates in planning the instructional strategies.
  2. Assists in the selection of appropriate materials utilized by the classroom teacher for corrective measures.
  3. Provides demonstrations of new methods and materials (i.e. team teaching)
  4. Plans and conducts periodic evaluations to assess the need for changes in the reading program
  5. Serves as a resource to teachers and administration in areas of reading instruction and curriculum.
  6. Provides leadership in the curriculum review, development, and implementation of the ELA program
  7. Assesses the reading referrals of parents/guardians, teachers, and support staff.
  8. To provide for remedial instructional needs of students through collaboration with staff, occasional small group instruction and staff development in content area reading strategies.
  9. Ensures that reading is a component of all content areas of the school
  10. To provide for the integration of study skills throughout the educational program through small group work with students and collaboration with staff.

Work Year:  186 days

Note:  The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future. 


To apply: email a resume and cover letter to John Zamagni 






  • Reading Specialist