ANTICIPATED Reading Interventionist...

Iola ISD Teacher
Job Title:  *ANTICIPATED*  K-6 Grade Reading InterventionistReports to: PrincipalDept./School: Iola Elementary School
Primary Purpose:The Reading Interventionist is responsible for supporting student growth in the area of English Language Arts, with special attention to reading. The Interventionist provides individual or small group instruction to students who are struggling academically. This position is also responsible for monitoring, reporting, and communicating student progress and performance. 
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate 
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject areas
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction. 
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior. 
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • At least one year student teaching or approved internship.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies:
  • Provides high quality instruction to individual students and small groups.
  • Uses data to provide instruction to students and to bring their skills to grade-level.
  • Collaborates with teachers, administration, and families to help identify best practices for individual and small groups of students.
  • Uses identified research-based interventions focuses specifically on individual student needs.
  • Maintains data-based documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progress.
  • Provides data to school teams and participates in decisions about student progress.
  • Communicates with teachers, administration, and families regarding student progress.
  • Assists with identifying students for placement in intervention groups.
  • Participates in meetings with teachers, administration, and families to discuss student
placement and progress.
  • Provides diagnostic assessments for students as needed.
  • Provides input for program development
  • Supports implementation of assessment tools and data management systems

Student Growth and Development:
  • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal methods.
  • Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.

  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principles, and teachers. 
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

Professional Growth and Development:
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  •  Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers. 
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required. 
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

All applicants must fill out a Criminal History Records Check application.