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SkyView Academy is committed to preparing students to be lifelong learners and honorable leaders of tomorrow.

Position:        Literacy Specialist - (K-5) .80 (4 days a week)        

Reports to:        Elementary Principal

Vision Statement: 

SkyView Academy is committed to preparing students to be lifelong learners and honorable leaders of tomorrow.

Mission Statement:

SkyView Academy offers a research-based, content-rich liberal arts program with a commitment to foreign language studies and community service. Staff, parents and students are actively involved in a culture of expectation and support where individuals are respected, valued and known by the content of their character.

Overview:

The Literacy Specialist will provide classroom literacy support and help to ensure the educational development of the students in elementary school. All teachers will be responsible for the adoption of the school mission and vision as evidenced through thoughtful lesson planning aligned with the school’s curriculum components (i.e. Core Knowledge). In addition, teachers will show a commitment to furthering their own professional development and building relationships with families.

Responsibilities:

   

  • Provide literacy classroom support to a variety of grade levels
  • Collaborate with literacy team to assist teachers with reading instruction and intervention
  • Collaborate with literacy team to help implement effective reading instruction for the primary, elementary and middle school program
  • Work with Tier 2 students  to provide effective reading interventions
  • Effectively teach comprehension and decoding skills
  • Administration and oversight of DIBELS and progress monitoring
  • Demonstrated proficiency in fulfilling READ Act requirements
  • Communicate proactively with other staff, students, and parents
  • Participate in school-wide professional development as well as continuing education
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Reading or Endorsement in elementary reading preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, with Elementary endorsement; license preferred
  • Strong literacy training and experience in the application of best practices in early/emergent strategies
  • Proficient in the use of technology
  • Proven ability to integrate special needs children and modify and/or adapt curriculum
  • Good diagnostic skills
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and record keeping
  • Proficient in the use of technology

Desired Attributes:

Successful candidates will be exceptional leaders, communicators, and enthusiastic about the SVA charter school model which empowers staff and families, values Core Knowledge, Classical curriculum, foreign language, character education, and service to the community.

Other desired attributes include:

  • Experience implementing the Core Knowledge Sequence and Classical teaching methods
  • Passion for developing a whole-school culture that provides appropriate structure for grades preschool-12
  • Precise, persuasive and effective interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, solid decision-making and well-developed management skills
  • Accountable for their own actions and decisions as well as comfortable holding others accountable for theirs
  • Accessible with an open-minded approach to students, staff, parents and community
  • Dedication to being a respectable leader and role model at the school and within the community

Please submit cover letters and resumes to: employment@skyviewacademy.k12.co.us

Mail documents to: 6161 Business Center Dr., Highlands Ranch, CO  80130

To learn more visit the website: www.skyviewacademy.k12.co.us

SkyView prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.