SUMMARY: The Reading Interventionist is responsible for supporting student achievement in the area of English Language Arts, with special attention to reading. The Interventionist provides individual or small group instruction to students who are struggling academically. This position is also responsible for monitoring, reporting, and communicating student progress and performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides high quality instruction to individual students and small groups
- Uses data to provide instruction to students and to bring their skills to grade-level
- Collaborates with teachers, administration, and families to help identify best practices for individual and small groups of students
- Uses identified research-based interventions focuses specifically on individual student needs
- Maintains data-based documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progress
- Provides data to school teams and participates in decisions about student progress
- Communicates with teachers, administration, and families regarding student progress
- Assists with identifying students for placement in intervention groups
- Participates in meetings with teachers, administration, and families to discuss student placement and progress
- Provides diagnostic assessments for students as needed
- Provides input for program development
- Supports implementation of assessment tools and data management system
- Assists in training staff in the reading program by modeling lessons, helping with scheduling the reading program, testing and placing students on their appropriate level and providing guidance to continuing teachers with the implementation of the program.
- Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Communicates and comprehends verbally and in writing.
- Reads, analyzes and evaluates student performance data and course curriculum.
- Performs functions from electronic, oral and written instructions and from district policies.
- Ability to evaluate various written materials, including assignments and tests.
- Fluent knowledge of AZ State Standards
Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
- Appropriate teaching certificate as issued by the State of Arizona
- Reading endorsement preferred
- Valid Arizona driver’s license
- AZ IVP Finger Print Clearance