Job Description

Pay Grade:                          Teacher

Position Control:               

Department:                        School

Accountable To:                 Principal

FLSA Status:                       Exempt

Creation/Revision Date:   March 19, 2018

Summary:

In general direction, incumbent handles the student achievement intervention for the assigned school(s) to meet each student’s academic, behavior, social and emotional needs. 

Essential Functions:

  • Handles the student achievement intervention to meet the students’ academic, behavior, social and emotional needs.
    • Facilitates data and progress meetings.
    • Facilitates individual student academic, behavior, social and emotional goals and plans.
    • Works with teachers who are implementing and monitoring goals and plans. 
    • Models and/or co-teaches in the classroom or in small groups.
    • Performs progress monitoring of students and their goals/plans.
  • Develops and provides professional development related to climate and culture to teachers, staff, and students.
  • Develops system to define targeted students.  Maintains and analyzes ongoing progress and data to support it.
  • Researches effective strategies and programs.
  • Performs root cause analysis for targeted students.
  • Provides mentorship to individual students and student groups.
  • Develops and maintains mentorship program for targeted students.  Coordinates with District’s mentorship programs.
  • Acts as a liaison on various District and school committees such as the schools’ child study team.
  • Builds positive educational relationships and collaborates with administration, teachers, staff, students, parents and other stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications.  Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, or related field;
  • Three years of teaching experience;
  • Possession of valid Arizona teacher certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.

  • Master’s degree in counseling, educational leadership, or related field;
  • Teaching experience in multiple grade levels and/or subject areas;
  • Teaching experience in a public school system;
  • Teaching experience in a Title I school;
  • Possession of a valid CPI Certification Card.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

  • Understanding counseling techniques;
  • Applying case management techniques;
  • Working with severe behaviors;
  • Knowing goal setting practices;
  • Coaching and mentoring adults;
  • Demonstrating instructional skills;
  • Applying facilitation skills;
  • Knowing child abuse reporting requirements;
  • Applying school discipline procedures and intervention procedures;
  • Knowing special education laws and regulations;
  • Utilizing WESD Board policies including truancy, discipline, tardiness, etc.;
  • Demonstrating child development theories;
  • Knowing basic mathematical concepts;
  • Using typical activities within a classroom environment;
  • Being a positive influence with children;
  • Demonstrating appropriate techniques and procedures;
  • Facilitating group activities in a learning environment;
  • Applying school rules, policies and procedures;
  • Organizing and prioritizing work activities;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
  • Using computer software related programs;
  • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Primary Location: Royal Palm

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, April 1, 2019 12:00 AM
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