Language Arts Specialist

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Language Arts Specialist

Primary Function

To provide an educational program that addresses the reading and language needs of students in the school.

Organizational Relationships

Directly responsible to the principal or other designated administrator. Directly responsible for the supervision of students and paraprofessionals in the specialist’s area of responsibility.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Delivery of services
    Will provide direction and leadership for the school’s language and reading programs consistent with the district course of study. Will provide services to students and teachers in the implementation of the program.
  2. Communication
    Will communicate with students, parents, administrators, and other staff members in a manner which is consistent with district and school expectations.
  3. Management
    Will employ planning, record-keeping, and learning environment management practices which are consistent with district and school expectations, and which maximizes the specialist’s effectiveness.
  4. Student supervision and welfare
    Will provide for student supervision which ensures student safety consistent with district and school expectations.
  5. Professional responsibilities
    Will assume professional responsibilities in a manner which meets district and school expectations and ensures continued professional and personal growth.
  6. Goals and objectives
    Will implement the goals and objectives for the Language Arts Specialist as modified in the individual’s planning conference.
  7. Other duties
    Will perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.