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Academic Interventionist

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 4/1/2019
Job Reference #: 58539
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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 58539
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Mar 01, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.


The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Job Title
Academic Interventionist

Hours Per Week
20
Months Per Year
9
FTE
0.5
District Name
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS
School / Location Name
Learning Services
1500 East 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
Posted on
Mar 01, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description

Academic Interventionist Job Description

SUMMARY: To develop, implement, and assess intervention instruction for students through the use of best practices in literacy and math instruction, including conducting weekly progress monitoring and data analysis of students' progress. Ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers and all support staff is inherent to this position in an effort to build instructional capacity in the area of literacy and math among staff. The academic interventionist will work with the district literacy and math team, the literacy director and executive director of curriculum and instruction, and school stakeholders to increase student achievement.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Demonstrate and maintain a learner mindset and disposition for working with students needing additional academic support in order to be successful in the classroom.

Design and implement intervention instruction for individual students or small groups of students aligned to district intervention model. Use data to inform instruction and engage in collaborative decision-making.

Collaborate with team members and district leadership to enhance intervention instruction, build capacity among colleagues, and achieve the district goals. This includes regularly receiving feedback and participating in video lesson study.

Apply knowledge of current standards and research and topics in the areas of reading and math instruction.

Demonstrate and maintain productive and positive interpersonal skills.

Meet the needs of diverse learners.

Use a variety of formal and informal assessment tools, including application and analysis of reading assessments such as PALS, KPALS, MAP, Running Records, Math Recovery Assessments, Advantage Assessments, and daily formative and summative EM4 assessments.

Together, with school stakeholders, develop, implement and review READ plans and district literacy plans for students as needed.

Create a safe, supportive and effective learning environment for students.

Attend all interventionist team trainings and collaboration sessions.

Perform other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree required: math and/or reading focus preferred. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience required.

  • Reading Specialist, Reading Recovery, Interactive Strategies Approach, Orton Gillingham, Wilson, Fundations and/or Math Recovery/Advantage Math certification/training/experience preferred.

  • Successful experience working with adult learners preferred.


LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate Colorado Educator License.

  • Willingness to pursue a Reading Specialist Endorsement and Math Recovery Certification.

  • Ability to travel among school locations.


SALARY INFORMATION:

  • The salary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE.

  • The salary grade posted is the starting salary range for Bachelor’s Step 1. Salary for position may vary based on education and experience.

  • Salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience. Initial placement will be at bachelor (BA) step 1. If minimum qualifications are higher than a (BA), they will be placed at the initial requirement level for this position.

  • After initial placement by the district on the salary schedule, the certified/licensed employee can provide the district additional official transcripts and/or documentation to support further salary advancement.

  • For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master agreement that can be found on our district website.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach a resume, please take the time to fill out the online application as well. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

SALARYINFORMATION:

- Thesalary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary willbe adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE.

- Thesalary grade posted is the starting salary range for Bachelor’s Step 1. Salary for position may vary based on education and experience.

- Salaryplacement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees’education and/or work experience. Initial placement will be at bachelor(BA) step 1. If minimum qualifications are higher than a (BA), they willbe placed at the initial requirement level for this position.

- Afterinitial placement by the district on the salary schedule, thecertified/licensed employee can provide the district additional officialtranscripts and/or documentation to support further salary advancement.

- Certified/licensedemployees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/orwork experience up to a maximum of six (6) years, which includes in-districtand out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibilityfor verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.

- Forfurther explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Masteragreement that can be found on our district website.

APPLICATIONINFORMATION:

All applicants(current district employees and external applicants) should list any and allwork experience, including current district experience, when completing theemployment application. Please includejob titles and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach aresume, please take the time to fill out the online application as well. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimumqualifications required for each job, it is important to have a completeapplication so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

THIS POSTINGIS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.


Additional Information
These are new position. Various locations and positions will be either .5 FTE (20 hours per week). Please refer to the Certified Salary Schedule on the district website for additional salary information.

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