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Academic Interventionist - Red Lake School District, ISD#38

 

Academic Interventionist

Red Lake School District, ISD#38

P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671

218-679-3353 ext. 1001

Posted: 05/24/2019 – 6/3/2019

JOB TITLE: Academic Interventionist; beginning the 2019-20 SY

BUILDING: Anticipated Assignment: Early Childhood Center

REPORTS TO: Principal

TERMS: Per Teacher's Master Agreement

JOB PURPOSE: The Academic Interventionist position is responsible for assisting general education teachers in providing targeted and intensive support for students who are academically and/or behaviorally challenged.

Qualifications

1. A Bachelor's Degree in education with preference given to those with an emphasis or expertise in math, reading, or differentiated instruction.

2. The candidate should have teaching experience including experience with American Indian children and/or children who are academically and/or behaviorally challenged.

3. The candidate should possess and demonstrate considerable knowledge of effective and varied teaching strategies, classroom accommodations, modifications, and varied assessment techniques.

4. The candidate must possess knowledge of various methods of data collection and subsequent analysis and interpretation of data to drive appropriate instructional and behavioral interventions.

5. Must possess ability to effectively observe student performance and provide feedback to the teacher, parents, and administration to improve teaching and learning.

6. Must possess ability to effectively organize and present information both orally and in writing.

7. Must demonstrate ability to work effectively with others, including students, parents, and colleagues.

Essential Duties:

1. Academic Interventionists will collaborate with general education teachers and to develop targeted academic interventions in reading and/or math for students identified to receive those services through the ADSIS program or other similar programs.

2. Provides direct services to identified students that may include instruction, monitoring academic progress, and problem-solving strategies.

3. Assists teachers in the identification and development of individualized academic interventions using research-based/evidence-based strategies intended to accelerate learning and achievement.

4. Supports teachers in collecting required documentation, to include: appropriate analysis of student progress, planning for and implementing academic achievement plans, and conducting data collection.

5. Collaborates with administration, teachers, and special education staff to identify, plan, and implement professional development activities and determine follow-up as needed.

6. Assists teachers in the development of instructional materials, accommodations, modifications, and assessments needed for students who are educated in the general education classroom setting.

7. Participates in InSIGHT (pre-referral team), eligibility determination, and IEP meetings when necessary in order to ensure a proper continuum of services across general and special education.

8. Other duties related to the position as assigned per specific building placement, academic area of intervention, and Tiered level of student support being provided.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:

1. Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.

2. Sit, stand, and walk for required periods of time.

3. Speak and hear.

4. Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.

5. Communicate effectively orally and in writing using proper grammar and vocabulary.

6. Reach with hands and arms, use hands and fingers to handle objects to operate tools, computers, and controls as required.

Verification of Competency

 Completed District application and resume'.

 Documentation to support the qualifications requirements as listed above.

 Three letters of reference from former employers or other professional resources.

 Successful completion of employment interview.

To apply send complete District application, cover letter, resume, and credentials to: Human Resources, Red Lake School District #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671, fax to (218)679-2321, or email to avanhorn@redlake.k12.mn.us

Miigwech,

Ashley VanHorn

Genawenimaad Enokiinijin

(Human Resources Coordinator)

Red Lake Schools #38

(218) 679-5102 Office

(218) 679-2321 Fax

avanhorn@redlake.k12.mn.us

 

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