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Job Type:
Full Time
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Ryan Kimmet
Lower School
Grade Levels:
1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Job Description:
Our school seeks a qualified educator to provide our students and teachers with support and instruction in meeting the goal of enabling our students to become strategic and motivated learners.  Our Learning and Literacy Specialist is expected to lead our community in using a collaborative process involving families, teachers and other experts to identify and address children’s learning needs individually and in classrooms, advocate for students in our school in a way that creates an atmosphere of shared responsibility on the part of all faculty for meeting the needs of our students, and provide activities, experiences, and innovations that lead faculty to improve both individual pedagogy as well as the system as a whole.
Applicant Requirements:

The successful candidate will have training in learning differences, differentiating instruction, experience working with students needing remediation and enrichment, and strong organizational skills. An advanced degree in literacy, reading, special education or learning differences is preferred but not required.


The Learning and Literacy Specialist will push into individual classrooms twice a week and work with teaching teams, grades 1 – 5 to support literacy instruction. The qualified candidate will have experience with Readers and Writers Workshop and can support and coach in the instruction of this program as well as supplement in other areas of literacy instruction.


This role also includes:

·      serving as the point person for coordinating with outside service providers and specialists.

·      Coordinating and running ERB standardized tests

·      serving on (and possibly clerking) the Student Support Team


This position is 80% FTE or roughly 4 days a week


Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and list of 3 References to:


Ryan Kimmet, Associate Head of School

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/15/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Position Level:
Lower School
School Name:  Greene Street Friends School
Street Address: 5511 Greene Street
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Zip Code: 19144
Head Of School: Edward W. Marshall
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-8
Enrollment Size:
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Admissions Contact: Leanne Clancy
Admissions Email:

08/03/2017 5511 Greene Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144

5511 Greene Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 School

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