Intermediate/Middle School Trainer Opening!

Be a part of our team! We are expanding our Intermediate/Middle School Trainer team and we are looking for an outstanding, experienced literacy coach/trainer to join us! Below are the requirements and more detailed information:

Job Description:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Intermediate/Middle School programs at the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, the Intermediate/Middle School Literacy Trainer is responsible for:

• Designing and delivering professional development in a blended format of Literacy Collaborative, Leveled literacy Intervention and related professional development offerings,

• Planning new models of professional development of varying duration, for a range of audiences,

• Serving as a faculty liaison to schools and districts for Literacy Collaborative,

• Authoring/co-authoring materials for program use and to advance the field,

• Presenting at and participating in Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative- sponsored conferences and other educational conferences, and
• Contributing to Program Research and Evaluation of the Center for Reading Recovery offerings.


M.A. or M. Ed. or above in Reading Instruction, Literacy, Elementary Education or a related field required. Must have an extensive understanding of current literacy theory and best practice. Reading Recovery teacher training is preferred. Minimum of five years of successful classroom experience grades 3 – 8 required. Experience in teaching or staff development of in-service and/or graduate level teachers in literacy required. Availability to work a schedule that includes occasional evenings and weekends. Extensive travel to different parts of the country, sometimes for a week at a time, is a regular part of the role. Travel includes driving and/or air travel. A driver’s license is required for this position. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment is necessary. Experience in communicating with all levels of school constituents (students, teachers, parents, specialists, principals and/or district administrators) including experience communicating on sensitive educational matters required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills needed. The candidate must be able to use standard Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and create PowerPoint and online presentations. An interest in research/writing/online training technology preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this employment opportunity, visit the Lesley website for more information

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