Interventionist, Title I
Bargaining Unit: ACE
Work Year: 180 days per year, 10 contract payments
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: ACE A $28,886
The Title I Interventionist works closely with the Title I principal and certificated classroom teachers to provide supplemental support to students in Title I schools who have academic performance needs. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).
The following are required:
- Must have or obtain a minimum of 48 college semester credits from a regionally accredited institute, or a passing score of 459 or greater on the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment exam, within 45 calendar days of hire date.
- Experience working with children, youth, or adults in an educational environment.
- Knowledge of Macintosh computers and other office technology.
The following are preferred:
- Previous public school teaching experience.
- Experience or training in working with children in an instructional environment with an understanding of multicultural awareness issues.
- Prior experience working in an individualized instruction program.
- Evidence of strong English reading, writing, and speaking abilities.
- Ability to work successfully with low achieving students on an individual or small group basis.
- Ability to cooperate in the design and implementation of individual tutorial plans, as supervised by certificated Anchorage School District teaching personnel.
- Ability to collaboratively participate in planning and delivery of services.
- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, prioritize tasks, solve problems, and maintain accurate records.
- Ability to effectively present information to staff, students, and administrators.
Essential Job Functions
- Provides tutorial sessions under the direct supervision of a certified teacher.
- Works collaboratively with the teacher to adjust instructional support according to students’ individual needs and level of academic achievement.
- Offers educational opportunities on an individual or small group basis according to the needs and academic achievement of students.
- Provides tier II interventions either face-to-face or by supporting students’ computer-based instruction.
- Participates in staff meetings and in-service training.
- Attends meetings and training sessions as scheduled.
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.
This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief for additional information.
The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.