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Career Center
January 15, 2019

Lower Division Writing Specialist/Coach, Grades 2-5

Berkeley Preparatory School
Tampa FL United States
PreK 4-12 day school
Position Starts: July 31, 2019
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Founded in 1960, Berkeley Preparatory School is a co-educational, Episcopal affiliated, independent, college preparatory school with a current enrollment of 1,340 students in grades Pre-K through 12.

At Berkeley, we seek to educate the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development so they may attain their highest potential. We are also committed to providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment that encourages values and recognizes each student as a unique individual. Visit us at: http://www.berkeleyprep.org/teaching

Berkeley is located on a beautiful and well-equipped 86-acre campus, consisting of 29 state-of-the-art buildings. Our proud mascot is the Buccaneer.  Berkeley has built a national reputation for academic rigor at the country’s most prestigious universities.  Graduates are well-rounded individuals who have learned the core values of discipline, diligence and integrity and excelled in the academic, co-curricular and character realms. 

Lower Division Writing Specialist/Coach, Grades 2-5

Berkeley Preparatory School is seeking a full-time Writing Specialist/Coach for the 2019-2020 school year.  The Writing Specialist/Coach will work closely with teachers in grades 2-5 in the implementation of writing units of study with the goals of lifting the level of writing instruction in each classroom and providing support to align expectations throughout grades 2-5.  In addition, the Writing Specialist/Coach will provide support for students through small group and 1:1 writing instruction.  This role will also lead and support ongoing curricular development in writing, grammar, and conventions.  Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree in a related field and experience and/or training working with Writing Workshop Units of Study. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential. 

Compensation and Benefits:

The appointment is a full-time position with full benefits. The compensation package will be very competitive nationally and commensurate with experience, degree attainment and the national independent school and college markets.

Contact Information

Heather Connolly
Hiring Manager
Berkeley Preparatory School
813-885-1673 x 2290

All inquiries and nominations are kept confidential.

Berkeley Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.