2023-2024 Reading Interventionist
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The job of Reading Interventionist is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process
with specific responsibilities for facilitating the reading intervention program, services and activities;
participating in planning with district personnel, parents and students for individual assistance; ensuring the
completion of projects; and complying with the terms and conditions of established policies and procedures.
This job reports to Assigned Administrator
Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials; addressing
individualized learning plans; structured Tier2 supports, and/or reinforcing reading objectives.
Administers a variety of specific tasks (e.g. Lexile Reading Test, developmental testing programs, subject
specific assessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying needs, assessing student development and/or
developing individual learning plans.
Advises parents and/or legal guardians with teacher of student progress for the purpose of supporting
teacher's expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the
Assesses individual student's (e.g. progress, expectations, goals, etc.) for the purpose of providing
feedback to students, parents, and administration.
Collaborates with a variety of parties (e.g. instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, students,
etc.) for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions; achieving
established program objectives and/or and planning curriculum.
Counsels students, teachers, parents and/or guardians for the purpose of improving students'
performance and/or providing support to guardians for at home progress.
Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the
purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.
Directs paraprofessionals for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the
needs of individual students.
Evaluates students' performance within subject area for the purpose of determining student progress
and/or developing remediation plans.
Maintains a variety of detailed manual and electronic documents, files, and records (e.g. diagnostic's,
program findings, spread sheets, etc.) for the purpose of meeting program reporting requirements.
Oversees assigned projects and/or program components for the purpose of ensuring availability of
information and/or materials and delivering services in compliance with established guidelines and
Participates in a variety of meetings, trainings, in-services, conferences, IEP's for the purpose of conveying
and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Prepares a variety of manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of providing
support and/or conveying information.
Responds to inquiries from a variety of parties (e.g. staff, the public, parents, students, etc.) for the
purpose of providing information and/or direction.
Supports classroom teachers and other school personnel for the purpose of assisting them in the
implementation of classroom goals and individual student plans.
Performs other related duties, as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet
changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: utilizing conflict resolution techniques; operating standard office equipment including pertinent software
applications; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and basic principles of
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; review
and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired
actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies
required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: concepts of grammar and punctuation; grant
administration; community resources; and district policies and procedures.
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data;
and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a
wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a
variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of
data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.
Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is
limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; setting priorities; building
collaborative relationships; working with constant interruptions; working within time constraints; and working as part of
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods;
directing other persons within a department, large work unit, and/or across several small work units; tracking budget
expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions.
There is some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting,
60% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.
Education: Bachelors degree in job related area.
Equivalency: Masters degree in job-related area.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses
Appropriate Arizona Teaching Credentials
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance
FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade
Exempt 04/10/2019 Governing Board Approved
Certified Salary Placement
Union Elementary School District (AZ)
3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353
At the following locations
Union Elementary School
3834 South 91st Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353