Intervention Specialist

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Description

Leander ISD is currently evaluating several potential models in light of the changing situation, and following guidance established by local, state and federal leaders. 
 
Regardless of what decisions are reached in order to open our campuses and operations, we must ask that all applicants, new employees, and current staff be prepared for
possible variations in campus assignments, hours of operations, and modifications to job duties among other considerations.
 
Any of these possible changes may not be known until we move into the school year and certainly will depend upon any developments in managing COVID -19 restrictions and recommendations.


The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check.   A $50.20 fingerprinting fee will be charged once hired.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To provide intervention assistance to students preforming below grade level.  This position may be contingent upon funding in whole or in part through state or federal grants.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Works with small targeted groups of students in developing and delivering research-based strategies.
  • Collaboration with teams in the area of data analysis.
  • Regular communication with students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Analyze student achievement data and use of results for instructional interventions.
  • Determine instructional intervention strategies that reflect understanding of the diverse needs of students.
  • Assist in the implementation of the district RTI program.
  • Monitor, report, and track the progress of student progress and interventions for struggling student population.
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job related skills.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other documents required.
  • Work with other members of the staff to determine instructional goas, objectives, and methods in accordance with district requirements.
  • Assist in coordination, implementation, and compliance of Title 1 program.
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • None.
 
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
        Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university.
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate appropriate to subject and grade level assigned in which candidate is highly qualified by NCLB standards.
  • Minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching experience.
 
        Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to model and promote the importance of utilizing research-based instructional strategies; facilitate problem-solving approach to intervention support; communicate effectively with administrators, teachers, parents, and students; create and maintain a schedule to maximize intervention efforts.
  • Skill in understanding of data analysis processing in order to make sound decisions to support student learning.
          
           
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
  • Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
  • Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis.
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism at all times.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Leander ISD

204 W S ST, LEANDER, TX 78641-1806
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,650 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.20

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,510

State Average: 558