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Literacy Leadership Specialist, Per Diem

Location37 Co Rd 93, Remote, New York 12736
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
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Valid Through2023-06-19

Job Description:

Job Description:


The primary role of the literacy leadership specialist is to deliver literacy based professional learning to school leaders and other educators across the region.


Essential Job Responsibilities/Primary Activities:

  • Facilitate professional learning using adult learning methodologies to support research-based best practices in literacy instruction

  • Deliver professional learning and coach school leaders and other educators on how to support teachers with research-based literacy instruction and instructional strategies

  • Support school leaders in understanding their role in the implementation process

  • Provide reflection questions and suggestions as part of the coaching cycle

  • Maintain highest degree of expertise in literacy instruction and Scholastic product knowledge

  • Collaborate with AEs and PLS RDs to help expand professional learning opportunities for leaders

  • Maintain streamlined communication with the sales team to alert them of all activities related to the district(s) they are serving

  • Resolve and provide solutions on issues that arise during the engagement period

  • Communicate regularly with PLS Regional Directors and the AE about the ongoing professional learning needs of customers

  • Attend meetings with AEs and sales team to have more expansive conversations for PL

  • Partner with Regional Director of Professional Learning to tailor PPTs and handouts specific to the district’s goals and needs

  • Communicate regularly with the aligned Regional Directors about the ongoing professional learning needs of districts

  • Maintain professional relationships with districts

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with team and partners

  • Literacy specialist reports to the Regional Director of Professional Learning


Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com .

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.


HOW YOU CAN FIT (Qualifications)

  • Experience in research-based best practices in literacy instruction

  • Master's Degree in education or reading related field preferred

  • School and/or district leadership experience

  • Experience facilitating face-to-face professional learning in literacy and/or reading preferred

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years teaching/coaching experience

  • Ability to maintain a travel schedule of 85%

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Power Point

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Facilitation skills, professionalism, and creativity

  • Knowledge of the human change process and adult learning theories

Time Type:

Part time

Job Type:


Job Family Group:

Education Sales

Location Region/State:

New York

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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