K-3 Reading Specialist

K-3 Reading Specialist

Sallie B. Howard School of Arts and Science — a free, public charter school serving over 1,000 K-12 students in Wilson, NC – is seeking a reading specialist to implement and coordinate a successful reading program for K-3 students. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in reading or ELA, have 5-7 years of teaching experience in ELA, extensive training in reading instruction and in-depth knowledge of instructional tools, trends and programs.

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in reading or ELA with extensive course work in education
  • 5 to 7 years of teaching experience with program coordination experience
  • Hold a valid North Carolina Professional Educator’s License
  • Thorough knowledge of reading rules, theories and principles that are used in reading education.
  • Thorough knowledge of the North Carolina State Curriculum as it applies to reading.
  • Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of reading instruction.


  • Reports to K-5 Principal
  • Assist K-3 teachers with improving techniques of reading and English Language Arts instruction and improving overall student achievement;
  • Provide instructional strategies and various tools to aid the instructional process; observe teachers and provide feedback and/or demonstration lessons.
  • Ensure teachers and principals are familiar with any changes to the North Carolina Curriculum regarding reading
  • Design curriculum, new course offerings and guidelines for student placement.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to resume@sallieb.net.


Sallie B. Howard School of Arts & Science is a free, public charter school founded in 1997 in Wilson, N.C. that serves over 1000 students in grades K-12. Named after the legendary author, educator, playwright and actress Sallie Baldwin Howard, SBHS is dedicated to ensuring that every child – privileged or underprivileged – gets the kind of education that will allow them to become more than they ever thought they would be. With a performing arts-based curriculum, a study abroad program that has brought hundreds of children to nearly all 7 continents, a culturally diverse faculty and student body, and the addition of a high school, Sallie B. Howard School is preparing its students to become 21st century industry leaders both locally and globally.

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