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Literacy Coordinator (Summer 2023)
Grades K-5


The Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative is a project of Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C), a city-wide collective impact education initiative. The goal of the Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative is to help reduce the summer learning slide and help K-3 students maintain – or increase – their literacy abilities over the summer months. The initiative will have two tiers of support: 1) all students will benefit from a literacy rich camp environment and a designated literacy block; and 2) some students will receive targeted small group literacy instruction. The Ferguson Library is a key partner in this initiative proving resources and support to the literacy coordinator and coaches.
The Ferguson Library will hire one literacy coordinator to work with various Stamford community center summer camp programs to provide coaching and guidance to camp staff around creating a literacy rich environment and to lead literacy focused family engagement activities at the camps. The coordinator will spend up to 10 hours/week over the Summer working with SC2C and the Ferguson Library to design and plan, to support/coach camp staff including coordination and alignment with Stamford Public Schools and their summer school program, and to conduct family engagement at the camp sites…

Please submit cover letter and resume as well as copies of your CT Certification to Stamford Cradle to Career at with the subject “Summer Literacy Coordinator.”

Read the full job description and how to apply here.

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