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Literacy Specialists work with people of various ages to help them overcome their reading difficulties. Common duties seen on a Literacy Specialist resume sample are identifying students who struggle reading, assisting teachers, providing one-on-one or group instruction, implementing strategies for improving reading comprehension, and developing reading curricula. Successful resumes for this role highlight assets such as instruction skills, patience and perseverance, stamina, detail orientation, teamwork, and classroom management. Most Literacy Specialists hold a Master’s Degree in reading or English.

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Digital Literacy Specialist

Developed a museum wide digital literacy initiative to provide museum personnel with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to effectively navigate, evaluate, and create using a range of digital technologies.

  • Initiated and managed a virtual campus to provide training modules and professional development in integrating digital technology into the workplace.
  • Provided training and mentored personnel with workshops, job aids, and customized department support.
  • Developed a newsletter to share trends in technology.
  • Represented the museum in the promotion of the digital humanities.
  • Lead meetings to explore digital solutions for department needs.
  • Organized and managed external training events.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Education, Learning And Technology
2

Literacy Specialist

Oversaw the delivery of whole/ small group literacy based instruction for K-5th grade afterschool participants.

  • Accessed K-1 foundational letter sound identification skills
  • Followed common core curriculum map for individual grades
  • Presented bi-annual statistical data on children's progress in literacy
  • Designed classroom routine for transitioning to, within, and from literacy room activities
  • Created a welcoming literary environment that celebrated participants work
  • Delivered summer theme based literacy curriculum to 100+ participants.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Liberal Arts Stem/ Nursing
3

Literacy Specialist

  • Facilitate a literacy education program designed to improve literacy rates among 250 school-age children in rural Uganda
  • Lead school activities and professional development workshops to promote alternatives to corporal punishment
  • Serve as a volunteer representative on the Volunteer Advocacy Committee
  • Selected as a lead trainer and facilitated experiential learning sessions for Pre-Service and In-Service trainings
  • Achieved Intermediate High language proficiency in Luganda
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
English
Spirit Of Education
4

Literacy Specialist

U.S. Government International Development Volunteer Program

  • Headed the literacy growth of a primary school in Northern Uganda through classroom phonics instruction, library development, and teacher workshop facilitation.
  • Launched educational activities pertaining to malaria, girl's empowerment, behavioral management, and reduction of corporal punishment.
  • Completed quarterly reports of monitoring and evaluating the literacy level of pupils and progress of community development activities.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Literacy Specialist, Kindergarten Teacher, Second Grade Teacher, and Third Grade Teacher

  • Selected for the Governor's Reading Initiative
  • Coordinated all Title-One Literacy Events
  • Trained and presented Reading Recovery to multiple schools
  • Implemented Professional Learning Communities with multiple grade levels
  • Applied Reading Recovery and DLL techniques
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Early And Elementary Education
MA
Leadership
6

Financial Literacy Specialist

  • Researched and created educational material about the finances and specifically worked on the topic link between poverty and malnutrition in depth
  • Organized and ran financial literacy workshops in UTA and around the community
  • Worked money smart week, raising awareness and engaging the students about money, running activities
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Engineering, Science And Business
7

Literacy Specialist- Grades K-5

  • Advised the principal in all areas of literacy curriculum and assessment.
  • Co-created a balanced literacy assessment plan for grades K-5.
  • Led the implementation of a balanced literacy program.
  • Led the school in developing an assessment system for literacy; including creating and administering assessments as well as creating systems for gathering, analyzing, and utilizing data from formative and summative assessments.
  • Presented literacy data at monthly Education Committee meetings.
  • Participated in coaching cycles with grades K-5 teachers.
  • Facilitated the hiring committee.
  • Provided remedial instruction to struggling readers and writers in grades K-5.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MS
Literacy Education
Education
8

Literacy Specialist

Responsible for school wide administration of Title I Reading program

  • Supervised & provided support to reading tutors and kindergarten aides in Title I program
  • Coach of teachers' literacy practice in Kindergarten and Grade 1 classrooms
  • Reading Recovery Teacher
  • Teacher and supervisor of Title I Summer school program (K-6) 2002
  • Assisted with dvpt. and delivery of staff development to teachers and Title I tutors
  • Co-host of "Grand Conversations", parent and child activity nights designed to improve comprehension skills
  • Familiar with formal and informed assessments to monitor literacy progress - specifically the Observation Survey, Scott Foresman, Analytical Reading Inventory (ARI), and Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA) for grades K-3 and 4-8
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Literacy Education
9

Literacy Specialist

  • Planned lessons, projects and units for use in the after-school program and ensure the successful execution and implementation of these plans.
  • Worked in collaboration with the Site Director to ensure the delivery of literacy-based curricula and projects.
  • Worked primarily with Kindergarten through Grade 5 to teach the skills needed to improve reading comprehension and writing.
  • Assessed/ rated students' behavior and performance through the Apperson Mini-Dessa tool.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
BA
Political Science
MA
Criminal Justice
10

Literacy Specialist Grades K-12

  • Provided remedial math and reading instruction for students at academic risk
  • Provided services for students with special needs
  • Facilitated instructional workshops for staff in various content areas
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Speech Communication
MA
Literacy

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