Employment Opportunities with Oconee RESA

Thank you for your interest in employment with Oconee RESA.

The Oconee RESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices.  It is the policy of the Oconee RESA Board of Control to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and all accompanying regulations.

Literacy Coach (RESA) Job Description

Posting Date: May 10, 2024

Georgia READS Literacy Coach

Position: This is a full or part-time position to begin July 1, 2024 or as the position is filled.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following listed below. Other duties
may be assigned.

Instructional Program
1. Create a literacy environment conducive to effective instruction
2. Facilitate the implementation of Georgia’s Early Literacy Act by assisting member districts with
various requirements of the law.
3. Demonstrate, model, and coach various reading/learning strategies for classrooms.
4. Evaluate literacy needs within the school and collaborate with teachers and administrators to
interpret, use assessment data to improve instruction, and problem solve.
5. Use screener assessment data to assist administrators with placement of students in appropriate
instructional or intervention programs.
6. Provide guidance and training for instructional coaches, teachers, and other staff on the
implementation of interventions, intervention plans, and other strategies to be used for the
improvement of reading.

Professional Development
7. Participate in a three-day, face to face onboarding training and additional whole group training as
needed.
8. Attend monthly team roundtables and quarterly face to face seminars.
9. Maintain a Georgia READS micro credential issued by the RESA Network.
10. Provide training and follow-up coaching to assist instructional support staff and classroom teachers
in the use of reading/learning strategies
11. Work with district or school coaches individually, in collaborative teams, and/or with departments,
providing practical support on a full range of reading, writing, and communication strategies
12. Observe and provide feedback to teachers on instruction related to literacy development and content
area knowledge
13. Continue professional growth and strengthen professional teaching knowledge, skills, and strategies
through an ongoing program of workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work

14. Maintain a collection of professional and reading/learning materials related to reading and which
reflect current research
15. Provide professional learning for teachers, volunteers, parents, paraprofessionals, administrators,
and other appropriate personnel as needed

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in education or higher from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE:Successful instructional and/or leadership experience; knowledge of current practices in
instructional or literacy coaching, reading, literacy, or other applicable academic discipline.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid Georgia Certificate from the Professional Standards Commission
2. Minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching experience
3. Skills in communication, leadership, collaboration, and organization
4. Strong background in standards-based curriculum

DESIRED QUALIFICATION:
1. Teacher Leader Endorsement certification
2. Teacher Support and Coaching Endorsement certification
3. Reading Endorsement certification
4. Dyslexia Endorsement certification
5. Preferred experience teaching across various grade levels and content areas
6. Preferred experience in the design and implementation of professional development focused directly
on increasing student achievement.
7. Successful experience as a mentor
8. Advanced degree(s) in an applicable field
Application Process: Apply on-line at oconeeresa.org
Deadline for Applications: Until Filled

For more information contact
Mr. Eddie Morris
Executive Director for Oconee RESA

478-412-2865

RESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or
handicap in any educational program, activity, or employment practice.

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