Interventionist - English Language Arts

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Start Date
08/10/2020

Description

2020-2021 School Year
Full Time (1.0 FTE)
 
Position:
The Interventionist will support all aspects of instructional services in literacy specifically designed for students. The Interventionist will collaborate with teachers to create support as a "team"  approach ensuring that the students receive the support they need to master foundational literacy skills.
 
Job Goal:
To help students develop proficient literacy skills that will contribute to their academic growth.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Pick up district issued computer on August 4, 2020.
  • Attend Induction Academy I for teachers new to D300: August 4th, August 5th, August 6th, and August 7th, 2020.
  • Follow all policies and procedures of Community Unit School District 300 along with state and federal regulations pertaining to Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and IDEA.
  • Provide data-driven direct instruction to students identified for literacy services within the general classroom setting.
  • Helps teachers diagnose reading and writing strengths and weaknesses and match the skills with appropriate techniques and materials.
  • Collaborate with teachers to identify the literacy needs of students, to set learning goals and targets, and to problem-solve with teachers to develop best practices for the continuous academic growth of students in literacy.
  • Use identified needs to guide the learning process toward student mastery of Illinois Learning Standards for ELA.
  • Uses a variety of instructional techniques and literacy materials consistent with Illinois Learning Standards for ELA and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Provide consultant/collaborative services to classroom teachers, model "best practices" and team-teach as appropriate to support individuals or groups of students in learning or transferring effective strategies.
  • Provide and coordinate parent programs that support student achievement.
  • Provide a classroom environment and research-based program of study that are conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
  • Collaborate with appropriate personnel regarding students who may need specialized interventions and track their achievement data.
  • Promote, monitor and maintain the integrity of interventions and data.
  • Strive to maintain and improve professional competences through professional development activities.
  • Attend district-level meetings.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, administrative guidelines, or specific program requirements.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information.
  • Attend team/parent meetings as required in order to provide input to teams regarding student academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Effectively communicate student progress to parents on a consistent basis.
  • Participate in universal screening activities and assist with the analysis of the data to identify students in need of MTSS services.
  • Provide data to the school teams and participate in decisions about student progress.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities, as may be assigned by the supervisor and Director of Literacy.
 
Qualifications:
  • Valid Illinois Teaching License. Preferred certification in K-8 elementary or reading specialist and special education
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • ESL Endorsement preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of reading and writing programs and interventions
  • Extensive knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
  • Thorough understanding of the developmental progression of children’s literacy skills
  • Thorough understanding of Illinois Learning Standards for ELA
  • Skill in collecting, interpreting, and communicating data to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge in support and intervention strategies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)

Posted By

Community Unit School District 300

100 Cleveland Avenue, Carpentersville, IL 60110
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,719

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

13%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.16

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 15%

FTE

2,488

State Average: 246