Sample Job Description for Reading Specialist

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Reading Specialist:

Job Title: Reading Specialist

Location of the Job: New York, NY 10128

Years of Experience: 2 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The New England Center for Children – Abu Dhabi (NECC-AD) has an immediate opening for a Reading Specialist.​ NECC-AD is a school serving children with autism in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates and is a subsidiary of The New England Center for Children, a world renowned leader in the treatment of children with autism located in Boston, Massachusetts.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Reading Specialist will provide direct reading instruction to a young man diagnosed with Autism, PDD from a family that NECC currently serves in Abu Dhabi.​
  • Maintain data/​progress notes and application of evidenced-based research to practice.​
  • This individual will also provide tutoring services for two or more of his siblings for whom English is a second language.​
  • Collaboration with other team members to plan individualized programs and communicate learning objectives;
  • Implementation of best practices in reading instruction and assessment, including determining the appropriate instructional methods and selection of materials
  • Responsibilities of the Reading Specialist shall include individualized reading support and instruction to student(s) based upon their needs;

Position Requirements:

  • Applied Behavioral Analyst (ABA) Tutors
  • Elementary Team Chair K-5
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst-District Wide
  • High School Pragmatic Learning Center SPED Teacher
  • High School Language Based Special Needs Teacher
  • Middle School SPED Therapeutic Academic Supportive Teacher

Salary: $13.00 – $15.00 Hourly DOE