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  • Dove Academy of Detroit
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

At Dove Academy, we pride ourselves on our successes, and celebrate both individual and school achievements.

A world where everyone soars!


Dove Academy, founded in 1997, is a tuition-free public charter school located in Detroit, Michigan. The Academy is authorized by Oakland University, and currently serves over 400 K-8 children and their families. Its mission is to "provide a high-quality education so all students become successful members of an ever-changing global society." To achieve this goal, the school's curriculum places a strong emphasis on math and language skills. All other subjects such as science, social studies, art, and physical education are supported by a solid foundation of literacy and mathematics.

Why Dove? Check out our school Video!


Our real masterpiece is the unleashing of human potential. While our main focus is on creating the conditions of success for children to achieve their dreams, we also focus on developing one another through meaningful relationships, challenging work, constructive feedback, sound professional training, and a true commitment to nurturing the career path of each team member.


Literacy Coach K-8

Full-Time, Salaried, 10 month schedule

Dove Academy of Detroit

20001 Wexford St.
Detroit, Michigan 48234
Phone: (313) 366-9110



To promote enhanced reading instruction and student learning by helping teachers develop more effective reading teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards as well as sharing research addressing how students learn reading.



  • Accepts responsibility for the achievement of students.
  • Helps lead and support reading leadership teams as the school.
  • Facilitate study groups for the students.
  • Coach and mentor colleagues.
  • Supports and provides initial and ongoing professional development to teachers.
  • Works with teachers to ensure that evidence-based reading programs, such as, comprehensive core readings programs, supplemental reading programs, and comprehensive intervention reading programs are implemented with fidelity.
  • Trains teachers in each of the five reading components based on an analysis of the pupil performance data.
  • Trains and helps with administering and analyzing instructional assessments.
  • Provides training for differeniated instruction and intensive intervention.
  • Uses progress monitoring.
  • Assists with increasing instructional density in the classrooms to meet the needs of all students.
  • Spends time in classrooms as well with individual students helping with reading lessons.
  • Conducts reading assessments and analyzes student achievement data and develops interventions.
  • Uses creative instructional methods and procedures and adapts effectively to unusual situations.
  • Uses resources effectively to support learning activities in the classroom, the Academy, and the community.
  • Demonstrates exceptional classroom techniques, which include the art of questioning, clarity of assignments, communicating, an atmosphere of mutual respect, independent thought and expression, and student and teacher experiences in large and small groups.


  • Participates in the development of policies and regulations that affect instruction and the conditions of success.
  • Reads and communicates new developments and research in reading to administration and classroom teachers.
  • Uses technology effectively for instruction, record keeping, communication and other administrative tasks.
  • Shares responsibility for professional, cooperative staff relations and for out-of-class activities important to the operation of the Academy.
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional and ethical principles.
  • Continually strives to improve classroom methods, teaching techniques, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Displays personal qualities, which reflect favorably upon the individual, the group, and the Academy.
  • Displays pride in being a teacher and a member of the Academy.
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Administrator.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with endorsements in appropriate grade and subject levels, meeting the highly-qualified requirements of No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and advanced coursework in reading or have completed professional development in evidence-based literacy instructional strategies.
  • Have experience as a successful classroom teacher.
  • Have sufficient knowledge of scientifically based reading research, special expertise in quality reading instruction and infusing reading strategies into content area instruction, and data management skills.
  • Demonstrated competence as a teacher in all areas of focus.
  • Able to use technology as an instructional tool in the classroom, as a means of analyzing academic achievement data, and as a tool to aid effective communications.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Desired Requirements:

  • Master's degree
  • Knowledge and skills working with At-Risk students.


  • A collaborative and professional environment.
  • Work-life purpose and fulfillment.
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance as well as teladoc and flex-spending accounts.
  • 401(K) retirement plan options with up to a 5% match.
  • View our growing list of job benefits here -


To apply, please visit our careers page (hit control while click on the link): Once on this website, if applying from a computer the start of the application is to the right of your screen under "Apply Now". If on your mobile device, please scroll to the bottom of the job posting to view the first step of the application under "Apply Now".

Please contact Nadia Samaha, Human Resources Generalist, directly with questions at

Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

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