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Job Title: Dyskexia Interventionist Teacher
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Reports to: Campus Principal
Dept./School: Assigned Campus /Curriculum
The interventionist will assist the campus principal and subject/grade level teachers in providing tiered intervention strategies for identified students who are not demonstrating academic success in their assigned area. Identified students will be expected to meet specified grade level/content proficiency standards for that student as measured by selected assessments.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Selected Certifications as position requires (i.e. Dyslexia)
Demonstrated competency in the intervention area assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Specialty knowledge of content areas and learner strategies
Ability to disaggregate data and develop strategies for the difficult and reluctant learners
Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of computers and educational software
Ability to work with teachers and develop individual educational plans for students
Experience using assessment results to shape instruction
Two years teaching experience
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Works with identified students to bring them to individually specified proficiency levels.
2. Develops specific strategies to assist identified students in achieving content/grade level proficiency levels.
3. Participates in SAT meetings on identified students
4. Assists in developing necessary measures for students being identified for special education services.
5. Attends school site professional development. The meetings may include grade level meetings, district-wide professional development days, faculty meetings focused on instructional/pedagogical issues, professional development planning meetings.
6. Serves as resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.
7. Facilitates baseline and outcome assessment administration
8. Prepares individual and small group instruction for identified students
9. Utilizes research-based instructional strategies
10. Works collaboratively with classroom teachers and other interventionists to develop the right learning pathways for students.
11. Contacts parents and develops a system of communication so that parents are an integral part of intervention strategies for student success.
12. Reports regularly on student progress to the campus supervisor
13. Provides data driven instructional assistance with identified students both individually and within small group settings
14. Gives support in continual assessment development, management, and analysis in order to provide targeted assistance for identified students.
15. Uses appropriate manipulatives/technology in content instruction.
16. Keeps careful student records to document ongoing student progress and to ensure progress monitoring has occurred.
17. Uses appropriate pacing to ensure that the speed of instruction to maximize learning and to maintain student engagement
Professional Development to Improve Instruction
18. Participates in book studies
19. Participates in self evaluative and self-reflective activities as directed and scheduled by the supervisor
20. Attends meetings/trainings to increase knowledge of curriculum components and implementation
21. Participates in collaborative grade level meetings to help analyze and utilize assessment data to improve student achievement
22. Attends grade level/content area teams to set goals for improved instruction
23. Attends position required training and updates as directed by the supervisor
24. Works with teachers and principals in using data to identify students for intervention instruction
25. Performs other curriculum and instructional duties as assigned
Support to the Campus Staff Responsibilities
26. Provides updates to ensure that all are knowledgeable about student achievement progress, program components, TEKS and diagnostic/progress monitoring tools used for specified students
27. Meets regularly with campus staff to discuss areas of strength and areas of need on campus and strategize effective ways to meet these needs
28. Works with grade level/content area teachers to ensure that learning gaps do not occur when an identified student is out of the regular classroom setting
29. Facilitates the use of technology in teaching-learning process
30. Implements policy established by federal and state law, SBOE rules and local board policy related to curriculum and instruction
31. Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records and documents as required
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures and data; coordinate campus instructional functions; and maintain emotional control under stress
Prolonged and irregular hours including travel to conferences and staff development outside the district. Ability to carry and move up to 30 pounds
Copperas Cove ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, contact: Director of Human Resources, (254) 547-4460,408 S Main Copperas Cove, TX 76522.