Literacy Specialist Resume Samples

A Literacy Specialist uses various teaching methods and techniques and assess the school curriculum and ensures that the learning needs of the students from KG to 12th grade is achieved. A well-drafted Literacy Specialist Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – working with students on a one-on-one basis and try to improve their reading skills; working with the class as a whole and engaging the students in reading activities and materials; determining the changes to be made in the curriculum; helping students in meeting their goals; and providing guidance to students, tutors, classroom aides, and literacy volunteers.

As the job involves leading the classroom, assessing the learning level of the student, and providing guidance, the specialist is expected to have strong communication skills. Good listening skills; the ability to listen to students and relate to the learning material is essential. Writing skills are also vital. To become one, a license or certificate to teach in that state is mandatory. Possessing a master’s degree in reading or literacy is also a basic requirement.

Literacy Specialist Resume example

Literacy Specialist Resume

Headline : As a Literacy Specialist, responsible for Evaluating the progress of all Title I students and design and prepare student progress reports, Prescribing the lessons that the students will work on during Title I time.

Skills : Teaching, Data Entry, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Administered Admission, Review, and Dismissal meetings.
    2. Oversaw and taught Dyslexia program.
    3. Conducted demonstration lessons at grades 1-6 all aimed at modeling strategies and teaching skills to improve teaching/learning outcomes.
    4. Successfully coached teachers in the creation and use of intervention programs for at-risk learners as well as enrichment programs for students at mastery level.
    5. Oversaw staff and groups during activities and assist with parent /student relations.
    6. Created a safe and effective learning space for children.
    7. Utilized differentiated instruction to meet the needs of individual learners.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Special Education and Literacy


Literacy Specialist Resume

Summary : As a teacher would utilize techniques such as drama to facilitate education. It is a holistic teaching method designed to integrate critical thought, the examination of emotion and moral values, and factual data to broaden the learning experience and make it more relevant to everyday life situations. If the role of a teacher is to teach, the role of a student must be to learn.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Curriculum Development, Interpersonal Communication, Community Relations.

Description :

    1. Managed a variety of program oversight duties, ensuring corporate and program goals were continually met.
    2. Consulted on the application process and program enhancement, scanning various items of the literature to spearhead appropriate performance.
    3. Collaborated across departments and worked with diverse teams to implement processes and systems to manage time and expected outcomes.
    4. Selected overseen programs: Race to the Top Application Review - a cross-organizational research project to inform research being performed by Council of Chief State School Officers.
    5. Literatured scan to inform SEA policies and practices for evaluating Educational Service Agencies.
    6. Planned, Taught, and Tested Curriculum - developed an organizational procedure for scheduling site visits in five New York districts.
    7. Trained teachers on completing the Survey of Enacted Curriculum (SEC), providing reliability testing of key document review matrix.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA in Child Development


Literacy Specialist Resume

Summary : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Planning.

Description :

    1. Designed and implemented literacy professional development and performed teacher observations.
    2. Planned, implemented, and taught the district extended day literacy program.
    3. Mentored student teachers and first-year teachers from several universities as a cooperating teacher.
    4. Served on the Response to Intervention Team, the Building Leadership Team, and the Student Support Team as well as the Positive Behavior Support Team.
    5. Facilitated to provide professional development opportunities.
    6. Presented PTO literacy sessions to promote family literacy and served as the school's early childhood literacy coach.
    7. Hosted and collaborated with in-house professional development educational consultants.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Ed in OH

Literacy Specialist Resume

Summary : Confident, hardworking, and loyal presence in the workplace. Flexible, embrace new challenges and situations. Extensive knowledge of providing excellent customer service and meeting customer needs and implementing it in all aspects of work experience.

Skills : Communications, Social Media Management, Public Relations, Writing/Editing, SEO Specialist, Instruction, Community Engagement.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing content knowledge and resources about learning and teaching reading - including teaching strategies, assessment of reading skills, interpretation of assessment results, classroom routines, and practices that promote reading development.
    2. Provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative reading practices through various media.
    3. Demonstration lessons with pre-and post-discussion/analysis.
    4. Supported school personnel in designing school-based reading initiatives.
    5. Supervised and coached teachers in the art of teaching reading, in four Schools.
    6. Marked progression of grade 2 students' reading level from below pre primer to grade 1 level.
    7. Renewed energy and focus on literacy in all five schools.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.Ed in Literacy Studies

Literacy Specialist Resume

Headline : Looking for a challenging Literacy Specialist position that will enable utilizing education, talents, and training while affording an opportunity for professional growth.

Skills : MS-Word Suite, Highly Proficient Written Communication, and Organizational.

Description :

    1. Interviewed, coordinated, and trained volunteers for tutoring adult basic computer skills labs.
    2. Instructed second language learners in basic English.
    3. Taught Adult Basic Education classes Diagnostic testing and placement Database management.
    4. Piloted and developed a job readiness and basic computer skills class for parolees who were recently released from prison and have substance abuse problems.
    5. Helped over 45 male clients find jobs.
    6. Public speaking for presentations to community partners and community-based organizations.
    7. Provided individualized reading instruction for students in grades 1-4.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Literacy Specialist Resume

Objective : Goal-oriented management Literacy Specialist professional with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills seeks opportunities to contribute expertise while working for a reputable organization.

Skills : Computer Using MS-Word Suite, Highly Proficient Written Communication And Organizational.

Description :

    1. Designed and created reading materials that aligned with individual student's learning style and abilities.
    2. Created parental workshops to show parents innovative cost-effective and fun ways to help their children develop and maintain the desire for discovering new worlds and new knowledge in books.
    3. Worked alongside school administrators to develop ad implement reading initiatives.
    4. Provided sources of funding.
    5. Directed the publication and provision of division-wide instructional-related staff development, including in-service training designed to support.
    6. Intervened with struggling students struggling with reading with Corrective Reading curriculum.
    7. Worked closely with the director of curriculum and instruction.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Literacy Specialist Resume

Objective : A result-oriented Director, Clinician, and Educator with more than 19 years of combined experience working in non-profits, psychology, and school systems leading change and growing programs with success. Proven ability to secure funds and increase overall program effectiveness and participation. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and one who is looking to transfer and utilize these skills in the academic environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Internet, Customer Service, Detail Oriented, Vital Signs.

Description :

    1. Researched, developed, and presented training for parents in the Early Head Start Program.
    2. Managed, organized, and operated the Points of Light incentive program.
    3. Scheduled guest speakers for the parent program.
    4. Solicited and negotiated donations for program incentives.
    5. Established and implemented special programs.
    6. Cross-trained co-workers in client support services, provide technical assistance and team support.
    7. Administered/created lesson plans, assisted with homework for grades k-5.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MS in Marriage & Family Therapy

Literacy Specialist Resume

Objective : As an experienced teacher, with a solid educational foundation in Literacy and Instructional Technology, seek an opportunity to use my strong organizational skills and ability to work well with people as a Classroom Teacher, Instructional Designer, or Adult Trainer.

Skills : English & Spanish-Native Language, Knowledge Of Learning.

Description :

    1. Assessment of student's knowledge, skills, language development, and their dispositions to reading and writing.
    2. Formal and Informal students assessment to determine reading and comprehension performance.
    3. Identified and acquired materials used for early literacy intervention.
    4. Planned instruction that includes read-aloud, sustain independent/shared reading, writing, and oral response Develop strategies for comprehensions such as phonological awareness, decoding/word recognition, speech fluency, and vocabulary expansion.
    5. Provided technical support to teaching staff to identify children learning style and motivation.
    6. Introduced children to a wide variety of children's literature to enrich the various levels of readers.
    7. Served a cluster of four schools consisting of 33 teachers and four principals in developing, implementing, and managing data-driven action plans to achieve targets set by the Ministry of Education.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MS in Instructional Technology

Literacy Specialist Resume

Headline : Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with 4 years experience teaching 1st grade and literacy enrichment at the lower school level. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Managing Skills, Educational Skills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided small group, CCLS-based push-in/pull-out, data-driven, literacy intervention for >100 1-4 graders.
    2. Chaired/Facilitated weekly grade-level Data Team Meetings and monitored Students of Concern.
    3. Maintained individual and grade-level Data-Based Progress charts and folders.
    4. Provided and collaborated on Data-Driven Instructional assessments to inform instruction per RTI mandates.
    5. Grade Level Rep for Literacy Team and RTI Committee.
    6. Maintained close contact and worked cooperatively with the Principal, teachers, students, parents, and staff.
    7. Introduced Writing Academy to students and staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Special Education and Literacy

Literacy Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain knowledge and new experiences while engaging with all children. Providing a safe and supportive environment for children to grow and learn.

Skills : Teaching, Presenter, Presenter, Curriculum Writer/designer.

Description :

    1. Designed and administered testing for 350+ students to determine appropriate reading intervention level classes at three points annually.
    2. Tracked and analyzed biweekly data points to determine student growth towards the goal of 1.5 years of reading growth per school year.
    3. Increased campus's fluency and comprehension growth to 85% meeting goals.
    4. Trained and coached 350 new teachers in a 5-week intensive teacher certification program on both lesson planning and execution of ELA lessons.
    5. Coordinated and lead the Literacy Specialist team in customizing the arc of new teacher development.
    6. Supervised and provided resource and instructional support for Literacy Coaches at twenty-seven school sites.
    7. Planned and carried out small group instruction to first and second graders in order to improve their reading skills.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Management