Teacher - In School Interventionist (23/24 SY)
DEFINITION: The In School Interventionist works with the principal, faculty, students and parents to develop and implement a curriculum program to promote increased achievement through targeted interventions. The ISI assists leadership in coordinating additional academic and social emotional support to succeed in school, and become socially responsible citizens and productive members of society.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
Observes and monitors student’s behavior in the classroom, school grounds, cafeteria, library, school buses, and other areas; establishes, maintains, and promotes a school culture which ensures the emotional and physical safety and wellbeing of students and emphasizes mutual respect, self-worth, self-discipline, cooperation, consideration and responsibility; collaborates with leadership, teachers, counselors and others to assess student needs and develop academic and social emotional supports. Utilizes positive reinforcement to maximize desired behavior and educational outcomes. The ISI works collaboratively with school staff to increase the level of existing communication between home and school.
Meets with students who are not making sufficient growth and/or completing grade level standards to determine individual intervention plans. These may include but are not limited to short term placements with the ISI for instruction and development of individual improvement plans. These plans will include continuous monitoring and academic support. Communicate with leadership teams to make adjustments to individual improvement plans and ensure relevancy for the student. Participate in required district training/meetings and provide appropriate follow up. Supervise special projects related to these tasks as assigned by the principal.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of adolescent development (needs, behaviors)
Knowledge of District and Department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of various teaching techniques and methods.
Knowledge of classroom management methods.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students/families, staff, and community agencies.
Ability to analyze situations and information and use sound judgment to make decisions regarding an appropriate course of action.
Skill in applying common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
Skill in reading and interpreting documents such as rules, instructions, and procedure manuals.
Skill in writing routine reports and correspondence.
Skill in effective written and oral communication.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an indoor environment. Work requires frequent sitting, repetitive motion, vision to monitor, and may require some lifting.
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field.
Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate.
Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
Salary: Refer to the Certified Salary Guide FTE: 1.0 Days in Contract: 211 Start Date: 2023/2024 School Year