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                                        Troy Independent School District
                                                       Job Description
 
Job Title:        ELAR Interventionist/Instructional Coach
Campus:         Mays Elementary School
Reports To:    Principal
FLSA Status:  Exempt
 
SUMMARY
 
The job of the ELAR interventionist was established for the purpose of assisting classroom teachers in providing focused ELAR interventions to small groups of students in accordance with our district RTI plan.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
 
Demonstrates exemplary classroom ELAR instructional practice and possesses a deep understanding of ELAR theory for the purpose of effective best practices to improve student achievement results and close achievement gaps.
 
Regularly analyzes data and monitors student progress while delivering focused intervention to students.
 
Evaluates student achievement for the purpose of placing students in appropriate intervention and support services.
 
Prepares lesson plans, in collaboration with teachers and coaches, related to differentiating instruction and providing interventions while adhering to district scope and sequence guides and curriculum.
 
Communicates and collaborates effectively with campus and district personnel.
 
Engages in coaching conversations with teachers in an effort to promote effective instruction in all classrooms.
 
Models research-based best practices of effective strategies specific to students identified as at-risk.
 
Implements and assists teachers with appropriate modifications/accommodations specific to student needs.
 
Shares effective instructional strategies with staff and parents, individually or in group settings.
 
Assists in implementing district curriculum for assigned campus.
 
Assists with both local and state testing.
 
Models instructional techniques in the classroom.
 
Provides instructional guidance to all teachers on assigned campus, especially to new teachers.
 
Develops, selects, and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.
 
Collaborates with teachers to interpret student assessment data, create intervention groups, and set up systems for progress monitoring of individual students.
 
Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for educational aide(s) and/or volunteer(s).
 
Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school’s instructional program.
 
Presents a positive role model that supports the mission of the school and district.
 
Strives to maintain and improve professional competence through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
 
Demonstrates behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
 
Compiles, maintains, and files all required reports, records, and other documents.
 
Attends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.
 
Keeps informed of and complies with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
 
Participates in the district’s professional development program.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. There may be alternatives to the below qualifications as the Board of Trustees may find appropriate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION
Bachelor's degree with appropriate Texas teacher certifications required.
Three years successful teaching experience preferred.
Master Reading Teacher certification preferred.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, administration, staff, parents, and the general public.
 
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Texas teaching certificate required.
Master Reading Teacher certification preferred.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to travel to multiple campuses, as assigned and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may also be required to occasionally travel out-of-district for school functions and/or activities.