Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: English, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
About EdisonLearning and NorthStar Academies NorthStar Academies (NSA) are public charter schools governed by the Governing Board of NorthStar Academies. The NSA board has entered into an agreement with EdisonLearning to manage the NSA Schools. EdisonLearning brings together best practices in instruction, developed over three decades of supporting schools, with blended solutions designed by educators to meet students where they are and deliver the education they need and deserve. The company’s comprehensive content, resources and support include 150+ full eCourses in core and elective subjects, plus career and technical education and social-emotional learning; actionable learning analytics dashboards and blockchain-enabled micro-credentials; and instructional services teachers and advisors who provide personalized student support. The guiding purpose behind all of EdisonLearning’s work is to ensure equitable access and opportunity for each and every learner.
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Job Summary: The Reading Interventionist will lead the EdisonLearning’s Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) team and support tier two and three students needing intervention. The Reading Interventionist will conduct intervention, track data, host MTSS meetings, and contribute to the Student Study Team. The Reading Interventionist will support teachers in the classroom, teach intervention groups for identified students, lead professional development, and support the administrative staff in the coordination and implementation of school activities aligned with the EdisonLearning mission.
The Reading Interventionist uses a variety of instructional methodologies and curriculum resources to teach content and skills to students in small- or pull-out groups. The Reading Interventionist is responsible for the academic growth of small groups of students. The Reading Interventionist will meet one-on-one or in small groups with students to assess their current level of performance and provide targeted instructions. The Reading Interventionist is responsible for keeping detailed records of their sessions with students and reviewing data.
This role works as a part of a team in order to meet the needs of all students. Because building relationships is a critical component of this learning environment, the team works together to identify student needs that may be barriers to success. Collaboration with team members to analyze different means of meeting student needs and communicating with students, parents, and other team members about student progress and plan for next steps, is an important aspect to the success of the achievement model.
Essential Reading Interventionist Responsibilities:
• Work individually or in small groups with students to assess current level of performance; • Provide targeted instructional that meets the need of each individual student; • Write lesson plans and analyze data under the direction of the Lead Teacher and Principal; • Operate and care for instructional equipment used in the classroom; • Stimulate local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance; • Provide support for teachers in supporting the needs of students performing below grade level expectations; • Contribute to a culture of professionalism among team members; • Become proficient in the use of computer based instruction and software; • Assist teachers with making instructional decisions based on student data; • Assist teachers with creating instructional materials aligned to student needs and EdisonLearning Curriculum; • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Principal;