“…drive change in schools by disseminating literacy information and inciting enthusiasm about improving students’ reading and writing.”
As a resident expert of literacy education in a school, a reading coach provides in-school support for teachers as they develop and improve their instructional and assessment skills. Part of the job includes assisting teachers in implementing strategies for grouping students and solving literacy-related problems.
David Booth & Jennifer Roswell, 2002, p. 16-17
The Literacy Principal: Leading, Supporting and Assessing Reading and Writing Initiatives