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Reading Specialists help students, both children and adults, overcome their reading difficulties. A typical Reading Specialist resume sample highlights duties such as diagnosing disabled readers, selecting appropriate materials for students with different needs, implementing corrective measures and new learning methods. The strongest example resumes emphasize patience, reading education experience, excellent communication skills, and leadership. A Master's Degree focused on reading education is required for this role. Demonstrating supervised practicum experience is also paramount for Reading Specialists.

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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
2

Reading Specialist

Worked with learning disabled students

  • Acted as consultant for 7th grade and 8th grade Arts and Humanities teachers
  • Developed and implemented curriculum for IEP students
  • Created Directed Studies Curriculum successfully used with about 600 students
  • Initiated School Wide Reading Screens & support for struggling readers
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Leadership Self Science - Emotional Intelligence Administration
Intellectual Functioning, Wisc –
Emotional Intelligence & Self Science For Educators - Sixseconds
3

Reading Specialist

Gathered, analyzed and used data to inform instruction

  • Conducted early intervention programs in small group setting
  • Supported classroom teachers in implementing the reading and language arts curriculum mandated by the county
  • Organized and facilitated county and state testing
  • Conducted reading assessments on at-risk students
  • Assisted in developing and executing staff development and parent orientations
  • Prepared staff allocation proposals
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
MS
Master of Science
MS
Reading Specialist
4

Center Director/reading Specialist

Reading and writing specialist using Orton-Gillingham teaching style for struggling readers and those with learning disabilities

  • Increased client base by 50%
  • Differentiated activities and goals to meet each student's individual needs and abilities
  • Conducted initial literacy assessments and quarterly progress assessments
  • Managed 7 employees
  • Engaged in regular dialogue with parents, administrators, and various service providers to ensure student success inside and outside of the classroom
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Public Relations
MA
Reading
5

Reading Specialist

Taught grammar, vocabulary development, literature, phonics, reading comprehension, oral and written communication skills and math to culturally diverse students.

  • Improved below-grade level students' reading proficiencies to the appropriate grade level.
  • Introduced the school library function and process to students beginning with Kindergarten.
  • Consulted with educational professionals to develop and implement alternative learning strategies.
  • Screened students for Title 1 Program eligibility.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
Graduate Studies
6

Reading Specialist

Designed a unit on creative short stories

  • Created vocabulary lessons using methodologies to address different learning styles
  • Developed student's creative writing through poetry
  • Formed reading groups based on D.R.A. scores.
  • Taught Inference, Prediction, Sequencing, Details, Fact vs. Opinion, and Comprehension Strategies
  • Implemented cultural-based thematic units, Black History, Chinese New Year and Native Americans that instilled an awareness and appreciation for multiculturalism
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Early Childhood Education
MA
Special Education
7

Reading Specialist

Designed and modified reading instruction for students performing at various reading levels

  • Member of the school's leadership team.
  • Provided ongoing professional development for teachers, staff, and administration to improve their content knowledge and instructional strategies.
  • Provided support to the principal and superintendent in data analysis through SchoolPace.
  • Enhanced instructional practices at the classroom level and raised the level of student achievement through co-teaching and strategy groups.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
BS
Elementary Education / Art Studio
Reading Specialist / Special Education
Reading Specialist Clinic
8

Reading Specialist

Operate as a site leader for the reading intervention Program for Accelerating Literacy (PAL)

  • Facilitate teacher training at local and district level
  • Manage and support strategic reading interventions to meet the instructional needs of identified
  • Perform functionary resources to K-8 teachers in subject matters of literacy and interventions
  • Provide assistance to school literacy team in analyzing and determining literacy needs specific to student population and school staff
  • Educate and support teachers in the use of assessment data and evaluation of reading
  • Collaborate with administrators and staff to further school-wide literacy goals
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
9

Reading Specialist

Responsible for Title 1 reading instruction for grades K-4.

  • Fostered a team-work/open door environment for positive dialogue and exchange of ideas with classroom teachers and administrators.
  • Organized Project Reach for students in low income community.
  • DIBELS Testing and Training Coordinator for classroom teachers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Human Relations
MA
Reading Specialist
10

Camp Success Reading Specialist

Assisted children in advancement of their reading levels

  • Administered reading and fluency evaluation tests
  • Provided supervisor with weekly student progress reports
  • Led children in group warm up activities
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Communication Sciences And Disorders

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