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Requisition Number 16-1290
Post Date 9/21/2017
Title Intervention Specialist
Job Type Regular
Part Time No
School Year Immediate, 2017-18
School/Location Aspire Public Schools
City Bay Area, Central Valley, Los Angeles, Memphis
Description The Intervention Specialist will provide one‐on‐one and small group support for students performing below and far below grade level.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Assesses students frequently, examines student assessment data, and refines intervention
activities to address individual student needs
- Develops and implements lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with State Standards and Aspire Instructional Guidelines
- Organizes systems/procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning
- Establishes a culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students
- Collaborates with Aspire team members to improve own and others’ instructional practices especially in literacy development; shares best practices
- Works closely with classroom teachers and education specialists to identify unique student
needs; collaborates with team members and outside service providers to diagnose and address learning challenges
- Actively participates in professional development activities, including: training sessions and
working with Lead Teachers, Principal and Instructional Coaches
- Provides instruction with the afterschool program and collaborates with Afterschool Director to design and deliver professional development in literacy instruction to afterschool program staff
- Provides classroom teachers, students and parents/guardians with regular and timely information on student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students’ education
- Tracks critical student information and maintains accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with Aspire procedures
- Demonstrate knowledge of, and supports Aspire Public School’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
- Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Requirements 1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

- In–depth knowledge of literacy development and reading interventions
- Knowledge of child and youth cognitive development and different learning styles
- Knowledge of State Standards
- Knowledge of assessments
- Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
- Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data
- Ability and willingness to reflect and improve
- Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
- Ability to work effectively with middle and high school students

2) Minimum educational level:

- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.
- Valid Elementary/Multiple Subject Credential
- Specialist training in literacy and/or reading recovery

3) Experience required:

- 2+ years as a classroom teacher
- Experience working with K‐5 students, particularly those reading two or more years behind grade level

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