The Reading Intervention Teacher is responsible for the academic growth of small groups of students. The Reading Intervention Teacher will meet one-on-one or in small groups with students to assess their current level of performance and provide targeted instruction. The Reading Intervention Teacher is responsible for keeping detailed records of their sessions with students and reviewing data.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Work individually or in small groups with students to assess current level of performance.
- Provide targeted instructional that meets the need of each individual student.
- Write lesson plans and analyze data under the direction of the Intervention Coordinator.
- Treat all children with dignity and respect.
- Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences, including in-service training as may be required by the district.
- Operate and care for instructional equipment used in the classroom.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
- Follow directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor.
- Assist with the supervision of students outside the classroom such as: field trips to assist with student supervision and safety, during play period, lunchroom activities, dismissal, etc.
- Maintain confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school.
- Handle sensitive and confidential information, documents, communications, incidents, etc., with discretion and in a conscientious manner.
- Cooperate and share professionally with other members of the staff.
The Intervention teacher will promote:
- High academic/achievement for all children
- A greater focus on teaching and learning
- Flexibility to stimulate local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance
- Improved linkages among schools, parents, and communities
**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the job and the mission of the company; supports the company's values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
- Ability to work and interact with individual at all level of the organization.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
- Displays good communication and uses common sense and a street-smart approach to student psychology.
- Ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction, and solicit feedback to improve performance.
- Establish excellent interpersonal skills between all constituents: being courteous, professional, and helpful; Oral, Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing.
- Computer Basics -- Windows (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Student Information System (SIS).
- Good knowledge of company and school policies and procedures.
- Detailed knowledge of Federal, State, and local requirements for K-12 schools and charter school law preferred.
- College credit hours in the field of Education OR valid IL teaching certificate
- Experience in working with children, preferably children with disabilities.
- Be in the process of becoming professionally prepared to supervise young children.
- Speak, read, and write English fluently.
- Successful results of criminal and employment background check.
- Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.
- Commitment to company values.
- Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills will be evaluated on an individual basis.
While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:
- Usual office working conditions.
- No physical exertion required.
- Travel within or outside of state.
- Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.
FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY
Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's policy.
The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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