Rock Hill Schools

Reading Coach @ The Palmetto School @ Children’s Attention Home

Minimum Qualifications:

SC certification in Early Childhood or Elementary and Literacy Coach Endorsement (or currently pursuing it)

with a strong GPA in relevant course work

A minimum of three years of experience as a teacher; experience training and coaching adults preferred

Knowledge of best practices in teaching reading to elementary students and demonstrated ability to improve students’ performance

Ability to coach and mentor teachers in teaching reading through modeling and other strategies

Ability to communicate and work with students, parents, teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board members

Ability to analyze data and train teachers to use data to determine instructional needs of students, specifically

in the area of reading

Ability to be an energetic, flexible, professional, and a creative problem solver

Interest in learning, being self-reflective, collaborating with others and sharing credit for successes

Skill in interpersonal relations with pupils, parents, teachers, staff and the general public

Excellent leadership and organizational skills

Outstanding references from current and former supervisors/principals

Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report


Salary Range:        Full-Time Teacher Salary Scale


Length of Contract:     190 days (prorated for days left in school year)


Starting Date:          Immediately upon selection


College transcripts, three references, and a copy of appropriate credentials should also be submitted during the application process.


Prior to employment, the District will request a criminal record history check for past action of crimes.  For this reason, information about date of birth, gender, and race is requested as a part of the application process.


Application, college transcripts, three references, and a copy of appropriate credentials should be submitted to The Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home, PO Box 2892, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or by calling 803-328-6555 or to ctarver@thepalmettoschool.org.  Attention:  Chantell Tarver, M.Ed., Principal & Executive Director.  The website is www.thepalmettoschool.org

Education / Training

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