May 11, 2020

Academic Interventionist .5 (Temporary) will combine with job #61876 .5 Academic Interventionist (Temporary)

  • TrulyHired
  • Thornton, CO, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description


Academic Interventionist Job Description

SUMMARY: To develop, implement, and assess intervention instruction for students through the use of best practices in literacy and math instruction, including conducting weekly progress monitoring and data analysis of students' progress. Ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers and all support staff is inherent to this position in an effort to build instructional capacity in the area of literacy and math among staff. The academic interventionist will work with the district literacy and math team, the literacy director and executive director of curriculum and instruction, and school stakeholders to increase student achievement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Demonstrate and maintain a learner mindset and disposition for working with students needing additional academic support in order to be successful in the classroom.

Design and implement intervention instruction for individual students or small groups of students aligned to district intervention model. Use data to inform instruction and engage in collaborative decision-making.

Collaborate with team members and district leadership to enhance intervention instruction, build capacity among colleagues, and achieve the district goals. This includes regularly receiving feedback and participating in video lesson study.

Apply knowledge of current standards and research and topics in the areas of reading and math instruction.

Demonstrate and maintain productive and positive interpersonal skills.

Meet the needs of diverse learners.

Use a variety of formal and informal assessment tools, including application and analysis of reading assessments such as PALS, KPALS, MAP, Running Records, Math Recovery Assessments, Advantage Assessments, and daily formative and summative EM4 assessments.

Together, with school stakeholders, develop, implement and review READ plans and district literacy plans for students as needed.

Create a safe, supportive and effective learning environment for students.

Attend all interventionist team trainings and collaboration sessions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Various locations and positions will be either .5 FTE (20 hours per week) and 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week). Please refer to the Certified Salary Schedule on the district website for additional salary information.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENC E:
  • Bachelor's degree required: math and/or reading focus preferred. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience required.
  • Reading Specialist, Reading Recovery, Interactive Strategies Approach, Orton Gillingham, Wilson, Fundations and/or Math Recovery/Advantage Math certification/training/experience preferred.
  • Successful experience working with adult learners preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate Colorado Educator License.
  • Willingness to pursue a Reading Specialist Endorsement and Math Recovery Certification.
  • Ability to travel among school locations.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach a resume, please take the time to fill out the online application as well. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

These are new positions. Various locations and positions will be either .5 FTE (20 hours per week) and 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week). Please refer to the Certified Salary Schedule on the district website for additional salary information.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

Preference given to candidates with ELL Training and/or an ESL or (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement.

SALARY INFORMATION (FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES):

- The salary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE.

- The salary grade posted is the starting salary range for Bachelor's Step 1. Salary for position may vary based on education and experience.

- Salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees' education and/or work experience. Initial placement will be at bachelor (BA) step 1. If minimum qualifications are higher than a (BA), they will be placed at the initial requirement level for this position.

- After initial placement by the district on the salary schedule, the certified/licensed employee can provide the district additional official transcripts and/or documentation to support further salary advancement.

- Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of 10 (ten) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.

- For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master agreement that can be found on our district website.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach a resume, please take the time to fill out the online application as well. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
Student Services > Educational Diagnostician
Contact Information
  • Nicole Stone
  • 1500 E 128TH AVE
  • Thornton, Colorado 80241

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