Intensive Reading Teacher (#241767)
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.
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.