Intervention Specialist (Uplift Mighty Secondary)
Uplift Education - Irving, TX

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SUMMARY

Provide programming, instruction, and write curriculum for secondary students, who are “at-risk” of not succeeding in school. Mentor new teachers in instruction and lesson planning. Build the foundation for International Baccalaureate (IB) framework for application and authorization. Assist teachers in the development of individual student intervention plans based on data and design systems to support learning gaps and struggling learners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Performance Responsibilities
  • Teaches secondary students
  • Team teaches or provides model lessons
  • Provides after school/Saturday tutoring for “at-risk identified students” in an ongoing basis.
  • Meets with grade level teams to problem solve for students
  • Identifies students who are at risk and communicates this to teachers and administration.
  • Develops individual plans to support success for at risk students with the student support teams.
  • Monitor and modifies at risk programming based on data and evaluation.
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, etc., as deemed by the Senior Director.
  • Monitors and supports IB framework in classrooms
  • Reports to appropriate administrators
  • Abides by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect
  • Upholds the code of conduct and all school policies
  • Model behavior in the code of conduct
  • Supports and follows directives of campus administrators
  • Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A./ B.S.) from four-year college or university required. Master’s degree is preferred. Minimum 3 years teaching experience in core areas, reading, learning disabilities/emotional and behavioral special education preferred. Experience in tutoring or teaching skills highly desirable. Proven results of successful teaching. Spanish speaking, a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understand and to carry out instructions in written or oral form. Ability to set priorities. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form with all levels of personnel, students, and parents.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be competent in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to use basic office equipment. Ability to learn and use other software as necessary.

SAFETY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Every employee of the school has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.

PHYSICAL / MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described below 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 position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment is 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 environment requires close proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, extended periods of time viewing a computer screen, and noise levels from moderate to high.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.

MODIFICATION OF DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Uplift Education retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.

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