Parent Time/Early Literacy Specialist
Metropolitan State University Of Denver
Assam, India
19h ago
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Posting Details Position SummaryMSU Denver Family Literacy Program has an opening for a part-time Parent Time / Early Literacy (PT / EL) specialist to work with adults in their Families Learning Together program at three sites in west Denver.

Position is semester-based. Candidate will teach classes in Parent Time classes and Early Literacy for a five-component Family Literacy Program.

EO STATEMENT : Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. Duties / ResponsibilitiesThe PT / EL specialist is responsible for instruction, materials and activities of both the Parent Time and the Interactive Literacy Activities components (including take-

home activities) based on the FLT curriculum; summer literacy projects; and evening literacy activities among three Family Literacy sites.

  • The PT / ELS will : -Provide Parent Time classes are scheduled weekly at each of the three family literacy sites; -Work as a team with Early FL Coordinator, ECE teachers, lead teachers, home visitor and school age elementary classroom teachers to coordinate Parent and ILA activities;
  • Monitor requirements for the Colorado Basic Literacy Act, making sure that the literacy skills of school age students are diagnosed, monitored and tracked;
  • Work with teachers to design trainings and activities for parents based on needs of ILP and IEP students; -Stay apprised of the latest Scientifically Based Reading Research (SBRR) and special needs findings, and provide workshops to FLT staff and parents as needed;
  • Oversee screening and preparation, testing, referrals to counseling, developmental and support services of Family Literacy Program applicants, in partnership with school and FLT staff, as needed;
  • Attend workshops, trainings and in-services as requested by Coordinator; -Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for families by responding to instructional needs and concerns.
  • Required Qualifications-Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field -Training in Reading Recovery or other early reading strategies -

    Significant experience in instruction of children ECE to 2nd grade in Literacy, Language Arts, and / or Reading Intervention Strategies -

    Strong skills and demonstrated experience working with parents and parenting groups -Knowledge of current Scientifically Based Reading Research (SBRR) techniques and materials -

    Ability to work and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations Preferred Qualifications-

    Master’s degree in Education or related field -Bilingual in English / Spanish

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