In Memoriam: Reading Rescue Benefactor and Board Member, Benedict Silverman
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Join Our Team!

Literacy Trust, Inc. is accepting resumes from passionate, dedicated and driven individuals who are committed to advancing our mission. Current opportunities are listed below.

Equal Opportunity Statement: Literacy Trust, Inc. provides equal opportunities for all persons regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age or handicap in every aspect of personnel policy and practice as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Employment Opportunities

Literacy Trust, Inc. Professional Development Lead

The Professional Development Lead’s primary role is to train, mentor, develop, and mobilize a team of school-based staff (classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and paraprofessionals) to deliver high-quality, effective one-on-one instruction to low performing students. The Professional Development Lead will be responsible for ensuring the current Reading Rescue™ training package is up to date, aligned with the Common Core and differentiated to meet the needs of the target audience. The Professional Development Lead will also assume all responsibility for creating targeted professional development sessions for school staff who do not receive formal Reading Rescue™ training and that promotes the use of best practices in classroom instruction for the continuous improvement of student learning.

Literacy Trust, Inc. Program Manager

The Program Manager’s primary role is to train, lead, develop, and mobilize a team of school based Program Coordinators and tutors to deliver high quality, effective one-on-one instruction to low performing students.

The Program Manager manages all aspects of program quality, delivery and implementation in up to fifteen schools. The Program Manager directs the day-to- day operations, manages internal and external relationships, coaches and supports tutors, drives processes and strategies to maximize literacy development in students at high risk of failure, and is proficient in analyzing data.

The Program Manager is an inspiring team leader, is goal-oriented and excited by both strategic and on-the-ground work. Program Managers spend 100-120 days a year visiting and leading trainings at school sites. Candidates should be comfortable with spending about 50% of the year in the 9-5 office environment. Travel throughout New York City school sites is required.