Reading Specialist Instructor
Division of Education
Reading Specialist Instructor
Division Chair and Provost
Terms of Employment
Full Time Position (Nine (9) Months)
Miles College Division of Education is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and collegial Reading Specialist with a strong commitment to the mission of the Division and College. The Division of Education offers programs on teacher education that meet the Alabama State Department of Education teacher certification requirements. Programs include: Early Childhood Grades P-3, Elementary Education, Music Education (Instrumental), and Secondary Education (Biology/Biology Education, Biology/General Education, Chemistry/Chemistry Education, English/English Education, History/General Social Science and Mathematics/Mathematics Education). The Division also offers a major in Child Development, which is a non-certification program. In addition, The Division of also offers courses in instructional technology, physical education and health.
The Reading Specialist prepares students for classroom, individual or small group interaction by developing literacy skills in the P-12 school system. This position is responsible for coaching, supporting, and guiding all education students in best practices for literacy instruction with an emphasis on emergent, beginning, and transitional readers. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, student recruitment, student advisement, participation in divisional and college activities, committee assignments, institutional effectiveness goals, and professional development, as well as overall support of college programs and student organizations.
Required Qualifications:Alabama Teacher License (Eligible)
Doctorate Degree in Education
Requirements for Certification as Reading Specialists
Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) in Reading
ALSDE (290-3-3-.45.01). Specialty in Reading (30 hours)
Minimum 3-5 Years’ Experience in P-12 schools
Computer Skills (Blackboard, TK20, Microsoft Office)
Ability to work with others and Follow Directions
Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesI. Mastery of Subject Matter
• Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline. • Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline. • Connect their subject matter with related fields. • Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops. • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate
Special Instructions to Applicants
Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. A criminal background check will be conducted. Miles College is known for its liberal arts college offerings and diverse undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into specialized fields of study. The campus is located in Fairfield, Alabama (a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama). For more information about the College, see our home page at www.miles.edu.) Please send letters of interests, resumes, and transcripts to Mr. Kenneth Coachman(email@example.com) Human Resources and Dr. Anthony C. Greene (firstname.lastname@example.org) Division Chair.
The application process will begin Immediately.