The Disciplinary Literacy Coach will support selected school sites in the implementation of disciplinary literacy instructional practices and strategies. This aligns to the statewide literacy initiative and efforts of the Regional Educational Cooperatives (RECs) and representatives of the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). Literacy Coaches must have the ability to support teachers in all content areas, school reading coaches/specialists, interventionists, and administrators in planning, organizing, and delivering instruction to meet individual and school-wide needs. Literacy Coaches will coach teachers across multiple secondary grade levels and content areas. Assignments will primarily include in-person support, but there will also be opportunities to provide virtual (synchronous and asynchronous) support as well. Literacy Coaches will also be responsible for developing and delivering professional learning to school staff as it relates to school needs in disciplinary literacy research-based and evidence-based practices. Literacy Coaches will be trained in various coaching models and will also enroll and participate in AIM Pathways to Proficient Reading: Secondary alongside ELA teachers from the school(s) they support.

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