JobID 4577 : Intervention Specialist, Alternative (#1985346)
Job Title: Intervention Specialist – Alternative Reports To: Program Manager
Summary: Teaches school subjects in alternative schools, institutions, or other specialized facilities to middle school/high school students, by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned by the Administration.
Plan curriculum and prepares lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual need of students, considering state and school requirements, physical, emotional, and educational levels of development.
Properly supervise student behavior.
Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social worker, and others to develop individual educational program for student.
Instruct students in all academic subjects.
Create learning materials and use all available resources to present instruction geared to each student's ability and interest.
Work with students to increase motivation, provide consistent reinforcement to learning, continuous assessment of level of functioning, and continuous feedback to student for all learning activities.
Work with parents to accept and develop skills in dealing with student's learning impairment.
Develop frequent communications either written or oral with the following: parents of children; teachers and administrators of the building/district; related agencies and community members who provide services to children; and, teachers from other districts.
Perform necessary record keeping procedures to include: attendance; assessment results; and, behavioral incidences.
Attend meetings and complete forms necessary for the quality operation of education relating to your area of responsibility.
Attend training and pass any test or assessment related to such training within the timeframe established by the supervisor.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Prioritize and plan work activities; Use time efficiently; Develop realistic action plans. Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments. Maintains confidentiality; Works with integrity and ethically. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively.
Balances team and individual responsibilities; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Exhibits confidence in self and others.
Works within approved budget.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience & Certification: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; Must obtain and maintain a valid Intervention Specialist License with the State of Ohio Department of Education.
Work Environment and Physical Demands: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently able to perform holds up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Peripheral vision. While performing the duties of their job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit; bend; twist; and squat. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
After proper training, assist students with personal health needs and non-medical procedures; position and/or perform on-person or two-person lift of a child; and perform restraints on students when needed.
Criminal Records Check: Must comply with Ohio Revised Code 3319.39 – Criminal Records Check.
Drug Testing: Must pass a 10 panel drug screen at time of hire and comply with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.