Intervention Specialist - Elementary - 2021/2022 School Year
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I, English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL), English, Journalism, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts, Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Design/Graphic Arts, Photography, Theater, Generalist/Integrated Curriculum, Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry, Adapted Physical Education, Health, Physical Education, Biology/Life Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Science (General), Space Science, Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment, Audiologist, Crisis Intervention Specialist, Functional Behavioral Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist, Architecture, Drafting and Design, Biomedical, Communications, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Construction, Electronics, Energy and Power, Engineering, Graphics/CAD, Industrial Systems, Information, Instructional, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics, Alternative Education, Art, Assessment, Communications, Continuing Education, Curriculum, Distance Education, Elementary, English, Federal Programs, Foreign Language, Language Arts, Mathematics, Music, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Special Education, Technology, Vocational Education, Admissions/Registrar, Counselor/Guidance, Financial Aid, Minority/Multicultural Affairs, Pupil Personnel Workers, Residence Life, School Liaison Officer, Social Worker, Truancy Officer.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Intervention Specialist must be extremely knowledgeable of the Tiered Response to Intervention Process and possess the ability to work collaboratively with building and division staff. This individual should be able to effectively oversee, manage and implement all components of the intervention process to help students achieve educational success. Limited supervision of paraprofessionals may be required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Be eligible or hold a Virginia Department of Education license with the applicable endorsement. Strong organizational, management and leadership skills. Demonstrated successful instructional experience, general leadership ability and personal characteristics necessary for working with staff, parents and community. Three or more years of demonstrated excellence as a classroom teacher, administrator, or instructional supervisor. Alternative qualifications as the Superintendent and School Board may find appropriate and acceptable. RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizes and facilitates the Response to Intervention Process at the building level to improve student achievement. Utilizes universal screeners and makes service decisions based on data collected. Manages the tiered service schedule and oversees the fluid grouping process. Administers universal screeners, provides progress monitoring tools for tiered service providers, and manages progress monitoring data collection. Schedules and facilitates regular data review meetings with school-based teams. Gathers pertinent data from a balanced assessment model, analyzes data, and communicates student progress and recommended research-based interventions to team members. Intervention specialist will also be asked to present/communicate information in a variety of formats (e.g. charts, graphs). Collaborates with members of school-based teams (e.g. ELL, Special Education) to ensure that all students are being provided personalized and appropriate interventions to address skill deficits. Provides direct instruction to students receiving tiered services in both literacy and math. Oversees tiered service providers; including providing instructional plans, modeling planned interventions, and providing feedback for tiered service providers. PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Duties performed typically in school settings to include: classroom; gym, cafeteria; auditorium; and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, light lifting, up to 40 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required. Regular Instruction to special needs children may be necessary. Occasional lifting of equipment such as audio-visuals weighing up to 50 pounds may be required. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with other staff members and parents is required. Occasional contact with medical professionals may be required. Frequent contact with parents by phone and in person is necessary.
EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.
TERMS OF CONTRACT:
10 Month – 200 days (7.5 hours a day)
Reports to Principal