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Reading Specialist

school
Etqan Global Academy
location
Doha, Qatar
housing
Furnished accommodation will be provided
airfair
Airfare will be provided
Start date
Start August 2024
3 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • English
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Australia

Qualifications for becoming a reading specialist in education typically involve a combination of education, certification, and experience. Here's an outline of the qualifications commonly required:

  • Bachelor's degree in education. Majors in elementary education, English, or literacy studies.
  • Master's Degree in literacy education, reading specialist education, or a closely related field is a plus.
  • Specialized Training in literacy instruction, including courses in phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, and assessment techniques.
  • Experience working with students in literacy-rich environments and implementing evidence-based reading interventions is a must.
  • Tax-free salary
  • Transportation
  • Health care
  • Paid vacations
  • External and internal professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities

EGA is hiring a K-12 reading specialist. We are seeking a highly trained educator dedicated to fostering literacy skills among students across all grade levels. Armed with specialized qualifications and experience, EGA's Reading Specialist's main objectives include assessing students' reading abilities, providing targeted instruction and interventions, collaborating with teachers and administrators to support literacy initiatives, analyzing data to inform instructional decisions, engaging with parents and the community to promote literacy at home, and continually pursuing professional development to stay current with best practices in literacy instruction. Ultimately, their role is pivotal in ensuring that all students have the foundational reading skills necessary for academic success and lifelong learning.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

BACKGROUND

EGA is an IB PYP accredited school, an MYP Candidate, and a CIS member school that offers an advanced education model in Doha, Qatar in addition to the Qatari Curriculum for the Arabic Language, Islamic, and Social Studies. As of the academic year 2022/2023, we provide schooling to Pre-KG to Grade 8 students, and we plan for natural growth up to grade 12 in successive years.

EGA's education philosophy emphasizes inquiry, stimulates curiosity, and fosters comprehension and creativity. Students at the EGA acquire and practice strong leadership skills and develop a sense of global responsibility.

SCHOOL CAMPUS

The school operates out of a purposely built campus situated on a 60,000 square meter land plot in the Northside of Doha. As of the academic year 2023/2024, our enrollment is nearly 1,600 students; however, the school campus' total enrollment capacity is 4,650 students.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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