JobID 356 : 125 Teacher for Intervention in Academics and Learning Disposition (#1252199)

Job | Posted 9 months ago

Teacher for Intervention in Academics and Learning Disposition

Position Purpose 
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to serve as an interventionist instructor to improve students' readiness achievement in reading, writing and mathematics, as well as to provide support for monitoring and supporting development of learning dispositions for early learners. 
Essential Functions 
  • Through a referral process monitors and implements interventions to support the development of learning dispositions for individual students.
  • Participates in the RtI process for identified students in preschool, KDG and other primary grades as assigned by the principal or designee.
  • Supports classroom teachers with identifying and implementing strategies to support learning dispositions and academics of identified students. 
  • Uses assessment techniques and methods to determine the particular needs of individual students identified as in need of intervention in reading, writing and mathematics instruction. 
  • Supports teachers and administrators with implementation of interventions.
  • Collaborates with school-based counselor in meeting needs of identified students and families.
  • Develops interventions for identified small groups in reading, writing and mathematics strategies, in collaboration with the classroom teacher.   
  • Uses observation and district-approved measurement tools and procedures to monitor the student progress in academics and learning dispositions. 
  • Documents student progress/activities/outcomes; develops lesson plans; models the necessary skills to perform assignments; and provides feedback to administration and teaching staff regarding student progress, expectations, and goals and objectives. 
  • Maintains familiarity with district and Colorado State standardized reading tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests. 
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the methods of remediation in reading writing and mathematics by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. 
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, and reporting for student achievement and learning dispositions
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. 
Additional Duties 
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the elementary principal or preschool director.
Note:         The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 
Travel Requirements 
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities 
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. 
  • Knowledge of crisis management strategies and de-escalation strategies
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. 
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. 
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. 
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. 
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. 
  Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards 
Works in standard office and school building environments.   
Qualifications Profile 
  • Certification/License: Colorado Teaching license in English Language Arts, 7-12 and Science, 7-12
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation. 
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. 
  • Masters Degree preferred. 
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred. 
FLSA Status:             Exempt 

Posted By

Buena Vista School District No. R-31

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,149 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415