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Writing Clinician (part-time)


As a Writing Clinician, you will provide one-on-one writing instruction at our West Houston office (Rogerdale & Richmond). Writing Clinicians will first be trained as a Reading Clinician. Our writing students must be concurrently enrolled in the reading program since writing builds on top of reading. Your work will make a positive, life-long impact on the lives of children with reading and writing difficulties.

Our program is on the cutting edge of the science of reading. Training is provided in phonologically-based explicit reading instruction. This is the instruction we used in a study with the University of Texas and National Institute of Health that demonstrated massive changes in brain function as we developed reading skills in struggling readers.

What you'll do

  • Provide writing instruction to students.

  • Work with students to help them improve basic and advanced elements of writing.

  • Grade and provide feedback for writing assignments.

  • Follow prescribed lesson plan for each individual student.

  • Maintain encouraging environment to help students learn and improve.

What we're looking for

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Must speak English

  • An individual who thrives on helping others and is enthusiastic, open-minded, and empathetic; someone who is capable of independently seeking guidance and information.

  • Ability to follow explicit teaching protocol

  • No teaching experience necessary

Family Literacy Network is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We strive to employ the most qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law.

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