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Position: Reading and Math Interventionist
Supervisor: Waco Charter School Principal
Date of Last Review/Revision: 03/31/2019
The individual selected for the position must be able to perform the essential functions of the position either with or without a reasonable accommodation.
It is the responsibility of all EOAC employees to support EOAC’s mission and goals, to respect the confidentiality of all who come to us for information or assistance, and to personally maintain the dignity and integrity of one who is placed in a position of public trust. We all bear the responsibility of improving the organization, communicating openly and empowering each other to excel at our work.
The Reading and Math Interventionist will assist in administration of a reading and/or math intervention program, and coordinate assigned student activities and services, while complying with state law and regulations, as well as district, agency, and campus policies affecting schools, daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
- Maintain confidentiality of client/agency information as required by State and Federal laws, appropriate regulations, and professional practice.
- Ability to communicate effectively in written and/or verbal form to elementary students, parents, members of the public, and staff.
- Must consistently demonstrate and communicate EOAC’s Mission and Vision.
- Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs to maximize student achievement in reading and math. Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs through data analysis, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate. Promote the use of technology in teaching/learning process.
- Promote a positive, caring climate for learning for elementary students.
- Conduct needs analysis to identify teaching and learning needs at each campus and organize and implement problem solving strategies with teachers and administrators.
- Design interventions and write lesson plans detailing methods and materials; Help teachers diagnose reading and math strengths and weaknesses and match these skills with appropriate techniques and materials.
- Refer students for alternative services as provided by the District (ESL, Special Education, etc.)
- Teach students in a pull-out setting for reading, and mathematics, as needed. Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
- Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.
- Attends special events held to recognize student achievement, and attend school-sponsored activities, and functions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Must have good organizational skills and proven ability to work within timelines to meet demands.
- Contributes to the development of communication, mutual respect, mutual support, competence, and creativity among all members of agency staff.
- A high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
- Intermediate skill and familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Must have effective presentation of information and strong spoken language skills.
- Ability and desire to work with elementary school students from an at-risk population, as stated in the Waco Charter School charter.
- Ability to maintain confidentially of student records, charter school records, and other sensitive student data.
- Comply with the Code of Ethics for Texas Educators.
- Strong core content knowledge in reading and literacy, and mathematic development.
- Knowledge and experience with classroom implementation of rigorous curriculum and instructional strategies in reading/English Language Arts and mathematics.
- This job operates in a professional office environment with ambient lighting, and climate control.
- This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
- Prolonged sitting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.
- Lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others.
- Exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination. Occasional exposure to biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, etc.).
- Minimum of three years of successful public-school experience as a teacher.
- A bachelor’s degree.
- Valid Texas Teaching Certificate EC-6, and ESL certification.
- Must be able to pass Criminal History check including FBI fingerprint and DFPS background check. Candidate must have a satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee.
- Must pass all pre-employment contingencies including post-offer pre-employment physical, and alcohol and drug screen.
Ability to travel when required.
- Bilingual Spanish Speaker.
- Master Reading Teacher/Masters in Reading
Perform all other duties as deemed necessary by the Principal or Executive Director.
This is a full-time position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
*This form reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the essential function of the job identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent to the job.