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Literacy Coaches assist adults looking to improve their English language reading and comprehension skills. Typical work activities described in a Literacy Coach resume sample are preparing class materials, instructing students, assigning homework, monitoring progress, and answering to inquiries. Based on our collection of example resumes, essential qualifications are instruction skills, patience, the ability to interact with all sorts of people, and communication. Literacy Coaches come from various backgrounds, and most of them hold a Bachelor's Degree with focus on education.

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Senior Education Officer/literacy Coach

Recruited, trained, and supervised a team of literacy coaches; observed and provided feedback to coaches.

  • Served as a literacy coach, conducted monthly classroom observations, and provided feedback directly to teachers implementing the Youth Education for Tomorrow (YET) K-5 Balanced Literacy Program.
  • Designed and facilitated series of monthly literacy workshops for teachers.
  • Created Project BLAST, a literacy-driven project based curriculum for struggling elementary school readers.
  • Managed data collection from program implementation sites.
  • Managed implementation of private sector grant funded programs, including managing due diligence requirements, reports, budgets, and deliverables.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Management
BA
Humanities
MA
International Education
2

2nd Grade Teacher/librarian/literacy Coach

Managed all facets of library collection; check out, repair and prepare books for circulation.

  • Oversee all technology troubleshooting within the building including computers and printers, hardware, software, telephones and copiers.
  • Develop and currently maintained a well-organized catalog system, ensuring easy access for students.
  • Administrated a $25,000 budget, with oversight for technology integration, purchasing, and supplier relations.
  • Collaborated with other professionals to resolve ongoing issues. Designed and created information literacy lessons.
  • Implement various technology advances such as computer technology, shared databases and circulation systems to efficiently organize and locate materials.
  • Supervised Name That Book Contest for PK-2 and 3rd-5th, Houston Real Men, Millionaire Club, and the March of Dimes Reading Program.
  • Developed and organized annual "literacy appreciation month" in order to raise awareness of the library's purpose, available resources, future plans, and rewards associated with reading.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
3

Teacher/literacy Coach/gifted Coordinator

Taught all grades levels 1st through 4th, 20-30 students per classroom

  • Developed multiple subject standards based lesson plans
  • Utilized assessment data to individualize student instruction
  • Supervised test administration of teachers and analyzed results in order to determine strengths and areas for improvement
  • Provided professional development training for 20 teachers on literacy topics
  • Served on School Site Council to identify student needs and allocate funding for special programs
  • Increased number of identified gifted students by 50% as Gifted Coordinator
  • Mentored five new teachers, specifically focusing on lesson planning and classroom management support
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
MS
Educational Leadership
Teaching Credential
4

Literacy Coach

Collaborated with School Improvement Team to develop a Literacy Improvement Action Plan.

  • Assessed literacy skills, modeled effective classroom instruction and coached teachers
  • Promoted productive relationships with and among school staff.
  • Supported teachers by providing Lesson Plans
  • Co-developed strategies to assist teachers with academic literacy implementation.
  • Provided Professional Development for staff.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Middle Grades Education, Language Arts, And Social Studies
5

Literacy Coach

Evaluated the effectiveness of current instructional practices in developing student literacy

  • Compiled testing data for multiple student cohorts to evaluate the effectiveness of curricular sequence in developing student literacy
  • Spearheaded the creation of a freshman literacy program with classes geared towards three ability levels
  • Initiated a committee which successfully changed graduation requirements to include literacy course
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
MA
English
Education
6

Reading Specialist/literacy Coach in Title 1

Developed and provided staff with Professional Development opportunities in reading

  • Served on Literacy Team to develop, implement and evaluate programs in reading
  • Communicated and collaborated with teachers to plan for interventions based on data
  • Assessed students, analyzed data, communicated results with administration, teachers and parents
  • Coached 3rd-4th grade teachers in guided reading implementation and library leveling
  • Systematic and strategic planning daily to meet the needs of individuals
  • Consistently evaluated the learning styles of students and staff to improve growth
  • Planned school wide community involvement including teacher volunteers, PTSA, community donations, advertisement, fundraising, and implementation
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Master of Arts
7

Literacy Coach

Tutored elementary school students one-on-one that were behind in reading levels.

  • Significantly improved students' reading scores by at least one grade level.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons to students.
  • Maintained positive relationships with school administrators, teachers, parents, and students.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Family
MS
Educational Policy
8

District Teacher Leader/literacy Coach

Aligned and implemented standards based curriculum

  • Promoted professional learning for continuous classroom improvement
  • Improved outreach to families, crossing diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Helped direct installation of The Learning Network in the district
  • Introduced and implemented Daily 5 curriculum framing system to foster literacy
  • Led collaborative efforts to improve teaching practices via observations, demonstrations, action
  • Facilitated data-driven professional development
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
9

Literacy Coach

Provided scientifically based professional development to teachers

  • Modeled effective instructional strategies in reading classrooms
  • Assessed all kindergarten through third grade students in literacy
  • Observed teachers to identify strengths, areas of potential growth and steps to take to improve
  • Assisted teachers with lesson planning, record keeping, classroom management, differentiated
  • Analyzed, interpreted and shared assessment data and instructional recommendations
  • Managed the reading intervention program
  • Consulted with teachers one to one and grade level teams in identifying areas of need in learning
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Curriculum & Instruction
10

Literacy Coach

Developed reading curricula and program, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, including the five strands of reading.

  • Provided a leveled library for students, where each student was assessed to determine a reading level.
  • Assisted administration with the implementation of a school wide literacy program to increase reading levels.
  • Provided professional development to teachers and administration on student achievement, standardized test, and learning objectives.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MS
Education
MA
Public Administration And Leadership

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