MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support) Intervention Teacher

Teaching Denver, Colorado


Description

Position:               MTSS Intervention Teacher

Job Type:              Full Time

Work Site:             Omar D Blair; Denver, Colorado

Supervisor:           Principal

Job Summary:

Omar D Blair Charter School is seeking an experienced Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Intervention Teacher. S/He will provide academic support to scholars who are performing significantly below grade level. The MTSS Intervention Teacher not only services small groups, but will also push in to support scholars and/or co-teach key concepts. S/He will collaborate with the Data and Assessment Coordinator, Curriculum Leaders, classroom teacher and administration to ensure that data is utilized effectively to improve scholars’ academic achievement and ensure growth on schoolwide, local, district and State assessments.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Colorado Teaching Certificate/License (K-6 Elementary Certification or Special Ed. Certification/License).
  • Prefer Master’s Degree in Language Arts, reading and/or extensive training and experience in elementary reading instruction.
  • 3-5 years of teaching Middle School students
  • Experienced in teaching literacy
  • Knowledge of RTI and MTSS process

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional responsibilities:

  • Provides direct instruction to students identified as eligible for reading services in individual, small group, and/or full classroom settings.
  • Uses identified needs to guide the learning process toward student achievement of district’s reading/language arts content standards.
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects using formal and informal assessment data obtained from students.
  • Uses a variety of instructional techniques and literacy materials consistent with reading/language arts content standards and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Creates a classroom environment and research-based program of study that are conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Performs ongoing progress monitoring to assess scholars’ mastery of skills.

Classroom responsibilities:

  • Provides written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, administrative guidelines, or specific program requirements for Read Act and Title I.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Conducts or participates in needed parent conferences and telephone conferences.

 

 Assessment responsibilities:

  • Conducts student assessments to identify those eligible for intervention services, to plan instruction, and/or to assist staff members in learning various assessment techniques.
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Collaborates, as needed, with appropriate district personnel regarding students who may need specialized interventions.

Professional Development Responsibilities:

  • Provides consultant/collaborative services to classroom teachers, model “best” instructional practices, and team teach as appropriate to support individuals or groups of students in learning or transferring effective strategies.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence through professional development activities.
  • Coordinates with Principal and Literacy Coordinator in planning and implementing professional development activities to address school improvement.
  • Helps locate, order, and promote materials to improve reading instruction.
  • Participates in discussions or activities focused on using research to improve reading/language arts teaching.
  • Attends meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal or his/her designee.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Capability to differentiate and analyze data to inform small group instruction
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching Middle School students including Literacy
  • Willingness to facilitate professional development
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong oral and written communication and administrative skills
  • Ability to collaborate with teachers, paraprofessionals, district partners and administration
  • Utilize technology for communication and instruction to work with parents, students, and other service agencies
  • Capacity to develop appropriate relationships with students, parents, and staff
  • Model professionalism and Omar D. Blair/EdisonLearning Core Values
  • Maintain confidentiality

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