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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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Speech Paraprofessional/reading Specialist

Provides speech therapy for middle and high school students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504

  • Administers Rigby and Test of Silent Contextual Reading Fluency (TOSCRF)
  • Provides reading assistance for students who read 2-3 grade levels below their actual grade
  • Attend quarterly case conferences regarding student improvement
  • Analyze and report student achievement scores
  • Consults and assists social worker, school psychologist, and special education coordinator
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Communication Sciences And Disorders
MA
Clinical Psychology
12

Reading Specialist

Instruct literacy and test taking skills to ninth and tenth grade students

  • Provide differentiated instruction to meet the needs of the students
  • Use data from various standardized tests and assessments to drive instruction
  • Apply Reading Apprenticeship strategies to actively engage students
  • Manage classroom behaviors using Restorative Practices
  • Communicate with parents about strengths and concerns
  • Collaborate with peers through Professional Learning Communities
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Speech And Hearing Science
MS
Elementary Education
13

Itinerant Reading Specialist

  • Conducted assessments, remediation and enrichment activities for target students
  • Provided reading support for classroom teachers
  • Acted as liaison with principals/counselors to develop innovative methodologies for special students
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Science / Elementary Education
MS
Science / Reading Education
Educational Leadership
14

Reading Specialist

Assessed students learning formally and informally using a variety of assessments, modified instruction based on results, shared results with classroom teacher, principal and parents.

  • Worked with a culturally and socio-economically diverse group of students.
  • Caseload included 40-45 students.
  • Taught a small group of students in a pull-out situation.
  • Individualized instruction of reading or math to students.
  • Maintained communication on regular basis with school staff, and parents.
  • Held parent conferences, provided workshops for parents and students, kept parents informed by monthly progress reports, newsletters, and phone calls.
  • Strengthen students reading and math skills on all levels.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education, And Special Education
15

Reading Specialist/title 1 Teacher

Taught both push in and pull out classes for students at risk for reading failure

  • Responsible for management of the Title I program
  • Implemented and directed school wide reading assessments to reflect best practice.
  • Trained teachers in administering new reading assessments
  • Provided training and workshops on the reading process to staff
  • Developed a system to monitor student progress in reading
  • Mentored new staff
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education K
MA
Master of Arts
Center For Professional Development
16

Reading Specialist

Consult with classroom teachers regarding instruction and materials.

  • Help teachers diagnose reading strengths and weaknesses of students and provide strategies and materials for remediation.
  • Consult with curriculum committees regarding textbook selection and supplementary materials.
  • Design pacing guides and align standards with essential skills.
  • Select questions from data bank for benchmark tests.
  • Facilitate coordination of state implemented Istation, Voyager Reading and MyAccess programs.
  • Remediate small groups as necessary.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
English Education
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
17

Reading Specialist

Develop and teach reading intervention for below level students in kindergarten

  • Develop and implement phonetic awareness activities
  • Responsible for collecting student data and conducting assessment
  • Collaborate with the students' classroom teachers to best meet the needs of each student
  • Create lessons and activities for whole class "Reading Specials"
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Human Ecology
Early Childhood Education Licensure
18

Reading Specialist/interventionist

Intensive Reading Teacher for middle school students.

  • Assess middle school students to determine reading level.
  • Develop and instruct lessons based on students' reading level.
  • Assess elementary students to determine reading level.
  • Report assessment findings to classroom teachers.
  • Assist teachers in developing Language Arts/Reading lessons for students below level.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Early Childhood Education
MA
Reading Education
19

Reading Specialist

Work with at-risk kindergarten, first grade and second grade students

  • Design and deliver learning opportunities that implement best practices to increase decoding, comprehension and fluency
  • Monitor student progress through running records, miscue analysis, DRA testing, fluency assessments and anecdotal observations
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Management
20

Reading Specialist

  • Create lessons to motivate and focus on the needs of each student
  • Provide materials that encouraged students to become life long readers
  • Communicate expectations to students
  • Challenge students through higher order questioning
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Education / Psychology
MA
Education

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