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Interventionist; Anticipated - Red Lake Elementary Complex

 

Employment Opportunity

Red Lake School District, ISD#38

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

218-679-3353 ext. 1001

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Posted: 03/03/2021; Open Until Filled

Red Lake School District #38 is accepting applications to fill an Interventionist position at the Red Lake Elementary Complex; anticipated to begin the 2021/22 School Year:

JOB TITLE: Interventionist; Anticipated

BUILDING: Red Lake Elementary Complex

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

JOB PURPOSE: The Interventionist position is responsible for providing a variety of Tiered student supports and for assisting general education teachers in providing targeted and intensive intervention and instruction for students who are academically and/or behaviorally challenged. The Interventionist may focus on academics, behavior, or both and may switch focus based on the needs of students within the district.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Interventionist shall:

1. Hold a valid Minnesota teaching license –or- Demonstrate education, work history and/or expertise in the essential functions of the position. A Bachelor's degree in education or a related field is preferred but not required. Preference given to candidates who hold or are willing to work toward a math endorsement, reading specialist license, or coursework emphasizing differentiated instruction or behavior intervention. The work of candidates who do not hold a valid Minnesota teaching license will be overseen by a licensed teacher or administrator or will not include duties that require a license.

2. Have previous successful experience working with or teaching within programs tailored to students who are academically and/or behaviorally challenged.

3. Possess and demonstrate considerable knowledge of effective and varied teaching strategies, classroom accommodations, modifications, and varied assessment techniques.

4. Possess knowledge of various methods of data collection and subsequent analysis and interpretation of data to drive appropriate instructional and behavioral interventions.

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

6. Possess the ability to effectively organize and present information both orally and in writing.

7. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others, including students, parents, and colleagues.

8. Demonstrate a strong moral character and impeccable work ethic.

9. Have experience with or show excitement for working with Native American children and youth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1. Interventionists will collaborate with general education teachers to develop targeted academic and behavioral interventions in reading, math, or social-emotional learning for students identified to receive those services.

2. Provide direct services to identified students that may include instruction, monitoring academic or behavioral progress, and/or development of problem-solving strategies.

3. Assist teachers in the identification and development and implementation of individualized or small group academic or behavioral interventions using research-based/evidence-based strategies intended to accelerate learning and achievement.

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

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

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

7. Participate 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, area of intervention, and Tiered level of student support being provided.

SKILLS AND ABILITES

1. Utilize proper English grammar, punctuation, spelling, and speaking skills.

2. Knowledge of district policies, rules, and regulations.

3. Work with students, district personnel, and general public in a pleasant and cooperative manner.

4. Understand and follow complex oral and written instruction and completes assignments in an independent manner.

5. Analyze situations and take appropriate action regarding routine/emergency procedural matters without immediate supervision.

6. Plan, organize, and coordinate assigned tasks to meet established timelines.

7. Maintain professional confidentiality and work collaboratively with peers.

8. Possess knowledge of technology to present lessons, communicate with others, and keep records.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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 & APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, send: 1) completed District application, 2) cover letter and resume, 3) three letters of reference from educational professionals, and 4) documentation of licensure credentials, statement of ability to meet licensure requirements, or statement of how work experience, education, and expertise combine to demonstrate qualification for this position to:

Human Resources

Red Lake School District #38

PO Box 499

Red Lake, MN 56671

Or, fax to (218) 679-2321 or email to avanhorn@redlake.k12.mn.us

Ashley Nelson

Human Resources

Red Lake Schools #38

(218) 679-5102 Office

(218) 679-2321 Fax

avanhorn@redlake.k12.mn.us

 

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