JobID 1532 : Intervention Teacher (#1946759)

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Full-time

Description

Primary Purpose:
The Intervention Teacher’s primary responsibility is working in small groups with children identified as at-risk in core academic subjects.  The Intervention Teacher will also work closely with the building administration and faculty, as well as parents in supporting the academic program for children.
           
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
 
Experience:
3 years teaching experience preferred
 
Other:
Experience as a classroom teacher; experience in curriculum development,
textbook selection, and committee work.
Must relate well to children and teachers.
Bilingual/ESL experienced preferred
Must be able to follow and give directions, demonstrate skills in group dynamics and creative problem solving.
Must be dedicated to quality education and the well-being of children.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Essential Job Functions:
Assess children throughout the school and identify children at risk.
 
Design and implement academic interventions using research-based methodology in core subject areas.
 
Communicate with school personnel and parents of children regarding reading academic level and rate of progress.
 
Differentiate instruction based on assessment data.
 
Document interventions and progress on each child.
 
Assist teachers by providing training in the area of early literacy as needed.
 
Work monthly with the school leadership team to guide and monitor the progress of each child
Participate in team review concerning academic progress for students who are struggling or are in need of service.
 
Provides individual and small group instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate
students in pull out and/or classroom setting.
 
Evaluates the educational progress of students in terms of class work and attainment of proficiency
levels; and the educational growth in relation to the student's ability, attitude, interests and conduct.
 
Avails self to students, parents and staff for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
 
Other duties as assigned.
Instructional Strategies
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Work cooperatively with bilingual and ESL teachers to modify curricula and instruction as needed for LEP students.
Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.
Student Growth and Development
Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Communication Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development
  • ipate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours



This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Posted By

Elgin Independent School District

1002 N AVE C, ELGIN, TX 78621-2515
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,341 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

21%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.57

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 9%

FTE

593

State Average: 558