2024-2025 Reading Interventionist

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts


                                                                    Reading Interventionist
  Purpose Statement
         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
  Essential Functions
        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
        home environment.
        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
        mandated requirements.
        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.
  Other Functions
        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
      a team.
     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.
     Work Environment
     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
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Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353

At the following locations

Hurley Ranch Elementary School

8950 West Illini Street , Tolleson, AZ 85353