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INTERVENTION TEACHER

Job Details

Hiring Organization Arrow Academy
Post Name INTERVENTION TEACHER
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77068

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university

CERTIFICATION

Hold or eligible for a current valid Texas Teaching Certificate appropriate to assignment or Certification in another state appropriate to assignment or meet HOUSE criteria

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to instruct children assigned
  • Knowledge of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to plan and deliver lessons and assesses student performance

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

  • Ability to stand for at least thirty minutes outside within 15 feet of students
  • Ability to assist students in tying shoes and buttoning or unbuttoning coats

PURPOSE

Classroom Teachers provide instructional services to students including assessing student skills and abilities, developing lesson plans, providing instruction, assessing student competencies, and re-teaching as needed. Provide a safe learning environment for all students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assessment

  • Screen students with state-mandated reading assessments
  • Assist in the administration of State assessment, national assessments as requested
  • Provide instructional assessment of student performance in core academic areas
  • Provide instructional assessment of student performance in assigned areas
  • Evaluate student performance for the appropriate level of assignment

Planning

  • Provide daily lesson plans for all instructional days each school year
  • Provide lesson plans for substitute teachers in your classroom
  • Cooperate with grade-level and school-wide planning committees

Instructional delivery

  • Deliver daily instruction to students assigned
  • Provide lesson plans and activities that actively engage students in learning
  • Screen all electronic, paper products, books, films, or other media for appropriateness for use with students

Student discipline

  • Maintain classroom discipline conducive to a learning environment
  • Provide redirection and disciplinary alternatives to correct student behavior
  • Participate in school sponsored Capturing Kids’ Hearts training
  • Provide a discipline management program consistent with Capturing Kids’ Hearts

Conferencing

  • The conference as needed with parents and school administrators about appropriate topics
  • Collaborate with staff and teachers in planning school operations
  • Participate in staff development activities as assigned
  • Prepare written and electronic communication that is consistent, with professional and easy-to-understand directions or directives for each audience

Management

  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance
  • Maintain accurate records of student performance
  • Order supplies and materials in a timely fashion for the teaching level assigned
  • Compile all records as requested
  • Supervise students on field trips and events at the school and off-site

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • Maintain emotional control under the stress of instructional operations
  • Travel as needed to secure supplies and materials
  • Be flexible in assisting others as requested
  • Participate in overnight training, field trips  with students,  and professional conferences

This is a  professional position that uses professional judgment and may serve more than forty hours per week. Retirement is through the Teacher  Retirement  System  (TRS)  of Texas and not  Social  Security.  TRS  requires five years of participation before any retirement funds are vested. Texas Workers’ Compensation covers workers in this position.

Some teachers are partially or fully funded with Title I funds.   Staff should ask their campus Director if they are paid from Title I funds.   Such are Federal monies and are subject to reduction and elimination at any time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Percentages assigned to responsibilities are approximate and subject to adjustment by supervisors. This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.

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