Primary Purpose: Assist campus principal and district in improvement of math and reading achievement through structured intervention teaching and assisting with the campus RTI processes. Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certification Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsement for bilingual education or approved alternative certification program Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee. Required Experience: Minimum three (3) years’ classroom teaching experience Experience teaching or tutoring small groups of students Successful classroom teaching experience teaching reading and/or math Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of subject assigned (reading and/or math) General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Good record keeping, ability to analyze data, ability to meet deadlines Understand diagnostic and provide prescriptive intervention Ability to research and develop teaching units Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Major Responsibilities and Duties: (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.) Professionalism The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.
  • Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions
  • Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators Instructional Management The teacher promotes improvement of instruction through activities such as the following:
  • Serve full-time caseload of students as deemed appropriate based on campus assessment data
  • Progress monitor weekly and/or biweekly in order to make data-driven decisions
  • Participate and/or lead data meetings to discuss student progress, including longitudinal data review
  • Keep track of resources
  • Develops and implements lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the District’s RTI program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • Prepares lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
  • Presents subject matter according to guidelines established by federal regulations, Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Plans and uses appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the diverse needs of students assigned.
  • Works cooperatively with other teachers to modify curricula as needed for students with special needs (i.e., Special Education, Section 504, and Bilingual).
  • Works with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to District requirements.
  • Conducts assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  • Uses technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Translates documents, assessments and/or instructional materials Student Growth and Development The teacher fosters student growth and development through activities such as the following:
  • Conducts ongoing assessments to evaluate students for interventions.
  • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.
  • Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal. Classroom Management and Organization Improvement The teacher works to improve the classroom, school or organization through activities such as the following:
  • Serves as the campus RTI interventionist designee responsible for managing the RTI intervention student caseload.
  • Attends District RTI Interventionist meetings.
  • Create classroom environment conducive to learning appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Manage students’ behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials. Communication and Community Relations The teacher promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following:
  • Establish and maintain open communications with parents, students, principals, teachers, and support staff by conducting conferences.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Be a positive role model for students, support the mission of the district. ? Professional Growth and Development The teacher participates in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:
  • Provides timely staff training/updates in best reading practices and RTI intervention information.
  • Participates in training in identification and instruction of students receiving interventions
  • Participates in national and state level organizations to stay abreast of latest research and best practices.
  • Reads, synthesizes, and disseminates research and information related to best practices from books, journals, Listservs, websites, and other media formats.
  • Attends meetings and participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills. Qualities of Effective Teachers The teacher exhibits qualities such as the following:
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.
  • Keeps informed of and complies with state, District, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  • Compiles, maintains, and files reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Corrects unsafe conditions in work area that could cause an accident and inform supervisor of any conditions that are not correctable immediately.
  • Complies with District policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Complies with the standards of conduct set out in Board Policy DH (Legal) and (Local) and with any other policies, regulations, and guidelines that impose duties, requirements, and standards.
  • Maintains confidentiality. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise assigned teacher aide(s), volunteer(s), and student teachers as assigned. Equipment: Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, printer, copier, fax and other equipment applicable to the position. Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Work irregular hour and extended work hours to include holidays and weekends.
  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing, lifting, and carrying (may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment).
  • May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others.
  • Occasional district wide and statewide travel.
  • Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motion.
  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration.
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. " />
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    Reading Interventionist Teacher
    Job Description
    Primary Location Del Valle Elementary
    Salary Range $49,000.00 - $60,600.00 / Salary
    Shift Type Full-Time