Job Description

Openings as of 8/16/2018
Teaching - Other

  • Reading Recovery Teacher (2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 10753
  • Position Type:
    Teaching - Other

  • Date Posted:
    7/13/2018

  • Location:
    Language Acquisition

  • Date Available:
    July 2018

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  • Hours Per Day:
    7.5
    Certification Status:
    Certified
    FTE:
    1.0
    Months:
    9.5
      SUMMARY
    Conduct short-term early intervention for at-risk first graders in need of literacy support. Develop and deliver 1:1 individualized thirty minute literacy lessons (maximum of four students), on a daily basis, for half a day, secure ample time to prepare daily lesson plans per student and work with a first grade classroom by providing in-class modeling of literacy strategies with whole group, small group and/or individuals for a portion of the remainder of the day. Reading Recovery teacher training includes 4 days of an assessment class in addition to a once a week three hour session for the duration of the school year. Teaching children who struggle with literacy learning is very challenging, and teachers selected for training must be experienced and effective teachers of young children. Teachers need to be open to new learning and ready to continuously reflect, problem solve, and adjust their teaching to ensure the success for young struggling readers. Teachers in training will not be eligible for paid compensation for any training hours outside of contract time. Teachers will earn eight university credits from St. Mary’s College, Oakland, California, upon completion of all requirements for Reading Recovery certification at the end of the school year.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate
    Structured English Immersion (SEI) Requirement
    Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
    Five (5) years teaching experience with primary age children
    Certain endorsement/approved area(s) may be required for highly qualified/appropriately certified purposes.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATION
    Reading Recovery Trained
    Bilingual Education Endorsement
    Reading Endorsement

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
    Proof of immunity to rubella (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

    COMMENTS - AFTER JULY 1st ONLY OUT OF DISTRICT MAY APPLY
    2018 - 2019 SCHOOL YEAR
    LOCATION - Language Acquisition - 2025 E Winsett
    1.00 FTE - 7.5 hours per day
    9.5 month position

    Position can be adjusted to two 3.75 hours per day - 0.50 FTE if needed.

    Temporary Contracts are issued after Labor Day and/or for vacancies of .6 FTE or less for the remainder of the school year only. Temporary Contracts may be eligible for conversion.

    Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

    Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.





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