Reading and Math Interventionist (K - 2nd Grade), 2022-2023 - East End Prep
Martha O'Bryan Center
Education, Training & Library
Position Description / Responsibilities
As a member of the faculty of East End Prep, the K-2 Reading and Math Interventionist will implement and support the instructional program, with specific responsibility for teaching small groups, planning lessons, and providing data management. The Interventionist will support multiple students who need intensive academic support and remediation to ensure all scholars are performing on grade level.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Works with students in small groups using evidence based interventions with fidelity(e.g. Orton Gillingham, Bridges, CKLA Assessment and Remediation Guide, Great Leaps Fluency Intervention, etc) for the purpose of intervention, remediation, practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching and math academic goals and grade level standards.
- Independently implements evidence based curriculum in engaging lessons driven by data for small groups.
- Deep belief that all students are capable of learning to read and master math content at grade level and deserve grade level work.
- Collaborates with lead instructional planners to differentiate and help create scaffolds for CKLA and Achievement First to help all scholars access the curriculum.
- Analyze student data (Universal screeners, progress monitoring, CKLA, AF, and Fluency Assessments) to create responsive teaching and planning documents for instruction.
- Participates actively in professional development, including training on lesson internalization, classroom management, and culture building.
- Implements Response to Intervention (RTI) systems and structures:
- Help with universal screening of all students in K-2 three times per year.
- Work with Deans of Academics to analyze universal screeners to determine who will need diagnostic testing to place students in tier 2 and tier 3 supports.
- Contact families of all students in tier 2 and tier 3 to inform them of scholar needs and strengths and how we will support scholars to gain skills they need.
- Collect weekly progress monitoring for tier 3 and ensure teachers are supported in collecting tier 2 progress monitoring data bi-weekly.
- Work with Deans of Academics to review progress monitoring data every 4-6 weeks to lead Data Team meetings with teachers to determine next steps for students in intervention.
- Send caregivers of students in Tier 2 and Tier 3 progress reports monthly using progress monitoring data graphs.
- Lead S-team meetings (in collaboration with families, DOAs, and other stake-holders) for students in Tier 3 who are not making adequate progress.
- Internalize EEP RTI and SST structures, Tennessee and Federal Child Find laws, and C.A. § 49-1-229 in the event a student needs to be evaluated for a disability (Developmental Delay, Other Health Impairment, Specific Learning Disability, Etc) and collaborate with the appropriate members of SST (Director of Student Supports, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Speech Language Pathologist, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Etc.)
- Uses a high level of discretion, problem-solving skills, and understanding of the effects of poverty to support families and incorporate learning strategies for the home.
- Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, field trips, bus loading, etc.) to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
- Supports with coverage and substitute teaching on occasion.
- Demonstrate a relentless commitment to ensuring all students succeed at the highest levels.
Qualifications, Certifications and Licenses:
- Tennessee Teacher Certification required; demonstrated experience with high expectations and exceptional results for students strongly preferred.
- Orton Gillingham trained (or willingness to go to the one week training during the summer).
- LETRS training (or willingness to complete the course, 2 hours per week over 1 year).
- Familiar with conceptual math and common core math standards
- 2-3+ years of lead classroom teaching in content area highly preferred
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