Intensive Reading Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I, English, Journalism, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts, English, Language Arts, Reading.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th.
The certificate status must be active.
JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for providing assistance to supervisors and teachers with the implementation of a reading curriculum which matches the federal, state, and school mandates to increase the reading achievement of all the students in the school. Implements and manages appropriate interventions for students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Demonstrates knowledge of the content area and approved curriculum. Utilizes a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught. Communicates with and obtains feedback from students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding. Comprehends the principles of student growth, development, and learning, and applies them appropriately. Utilizes student assessment techniques and procedures. Manages the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior and a safe and healthy environment. Recognizes student diversity and create an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept. Demonstrates a willingness to examine and implement change, as appropriate. Works productively with colleagues, parents, and community members. Meets professionalism requirements and responsibilities. Supervises paraprofessionals assigned to math intervention. Complies with Code of Ethics of the Education Profession Standards of Professional Conduct. Collaborates with individual teachers through co-planning, co-teaching, and coaching. Works with and models intervention programs with small groups of students. Works with parent/guardians and community leaders to foster home/school/community partnerships focused on students’ learning of reading. Participates in on-going annual professional development trainings to enhance job efficacy through increased reading content knowledge, understanding of pedagogy models, inter-personal skills development, and curricular materials knowledge. Designs and implements appropriate intervention strategies for struggling students. Designs and implements Reading Nights to involve families and community members. Completes other tasks as deemed appropriate by the immediate supervisor and/or the principal. Collects and reports student data. Administers and analyze reading diagnostic and progress monitoring assessments. **MAY PERFORM OTHE DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**
DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward working with struggling readers Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the mission of the company; support the company’s values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Possesses strong time management & organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively. Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, students, parents, the community, and administrative staff. As unique situations present themselves, the employee must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image. Possesses excellent communication skills: Oral (including presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing. Has the ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance. Is proficient experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Student Information System (SIS) and email communications. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Strives to implement best practices and positive character education. Possesses detailed knowledge of Federal, State, and local requirements for K-12 schools and charter school law. WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
No physical exertion required. Somewhat stressful due to frequent student activity. Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone. Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone. Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height; ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
EVALUATION Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA Policy.
DECLARATION The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this position description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.