Assist campus principal and district in improvement of math and reading achievement through structured intervention teaching and assisting with the campus RTI processes.
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.
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 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.)
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
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: