Teacher: Reading/Math Interventionist
TITLE: Part-Time Reading/Math Interventionist
ENTITY: Notre Dame Parish School, Denver, Colorado - Archdiocese of Denver
START DATE: April 24, 2023
REPORTS TO: School Principal
THE POSITION: An interventionist provides systematic intervention to students with the primary goal of improving academic achievement. Interventionists provide capacity to classroom teachers in implementing intervention initiatives as well as planning, implementing, and assessing intervention services. Interventionists increase the school's capacity to effectively implement identified core or universal practices to all students.
TO APPLY: Provide cover letter, current resume, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be a professional reference) to principal Greg Caudle at [email protected].
A complete online application may be submitted by visiting the following website:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of the Part-Time Reading/Math Interventionist include but are not limited to:
• Teach and act in accordance with doctrinal and moral teachings of the Catholic Church;
• Know, teach, and act consistently in accordance with the mission, philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Notre Dame Parish School;
• Provide explicit, scientifically-based instruction and intensive interventions to individuals and/or small groups for the purpose of improving literacy and math achievement levels;
• Assist in the scheduling and assignment of student interventions;
• Coordinate the referral process for testing with Denver Public Schools Child Find;
• Coordinate after-school or summer tutoring programs;
• Implement and/or facilitate classroom teacher implementing the assigned intervention(s) with fidelity;
• Monitor and communicate student progress with students, families, administrators, staff, and community agencies;
• Work with staff to assess learning and behavioral needs;
• Analyze grade, class, and individual student academic and behavioral data for the purpose of increasing student achievement and making informed decisions relative to instructional practices;
• Review and evaluate student achievement information in order to place students in appropriate academic or behavioral intervention and support services;
• Participate in or lead on-going and job-embedded professional development such as meetings, workshops, trainings, and seminars for the purpose of determining success of literacy/math content knowledge, pedagogy, and coaching;
• Communicate regularly with parents/guardians, colleagues, and principal;
• Participate in all Archdiocese of Denver in-service and training programs, and participate in all local school-sponsored professional development and training programs and initiatives unless exempted or excused by principal;
• Attend all required faculty and staff meetings, unless exempted or excused by principal;
• Cooperate with the principal and staff members in school related meetings, activities, and projects;
• Maintain accurate student attendance and academic records in accordance with local school policies and procedures;
• Maintain a safe, orderly, and secure learning and work environment following established procedures to ensure the safety and welfare of students and staff;
• Participate in annual performance review based upon the implementation of the essential duties of the teacher;
• Maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding school personnel, students, and general school matters;
• Perform teaching duties and all other duties as assigned by the school.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree;
• Requires appropriate state licensure for teaching or willingness to pursue certification with the Archdiocese of Denver
• Compliance with Archdiocese of Denver Safe Environment requirements.
COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Be a fully initiated Catholic in the communion of the Catholic Church and intentionally living out the five precepts of the Church (CCC 2041-2043);
• Refrain from promotion or approval of, or the living out of, any conduct or lifestyle that would reflect discredit or disgrace on, or cause scandal in relationship to, the Archdiocese of Denver, or considered to be in contradiction with Catholic doctrine or morals;
• Effective supervisory skills;
• Effective listening and verbal communication skills;
• Must have the necessary background and training in education methods and subject areas;
• Must have an understanding of child development skills in order to relate to the students being taught;
• Must have appropriate control and discipline techniques to successfully manage a classroom;
• Must work cooperatively with school staff and administration;
• Sound judgment and decision-making skills;
• Knowledge of and willingness to implement safety and emergency procedures;
• Positive references and recommendations;
• Successfully pass a criminal background check.
• Requires lifting up to 40 pounds and carrying up to 40 pounds.
• Ability to execute appropriate safety and emergency procedures, including leading evacuations and providing basic first aid.