Interventionist
Sweetwater County School District #1 - Rock Springs, WY

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Nature and Scope of Job:

The purpose of an Interventionist is to provide the highest quality instruction in reading and math through strategies, materials, and assistance to those students at greatest risk of not achieving the District #1 Essential Learnings. The purpose of a Interventionist's job is to teach students how to read, write, problem solve, seek information, work cooperatively with others, and meet all Title I curriculum objectives.

Job Functions:

Essential Functions:

1. Diagnoses, instructs, and evaluates specific students' needs and seeks assistance of classroom teachers or other specialists as needed.

2. Plans and implements a program of instruction that meets individual student needs, interests, and abilities within the Sweetwater County School District curriculum.

3. Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement curriculum objectives and goals.

4. Writes daily lesson plans describing daily learning experiences correlated to curriculum objectives.

5. Determines program eligibility through diagnosis and evaluation of specific student needs.

6. Monitors and assesses student progress and provides feedback on a regular basis to teachers, students, and parents/guardians.

7. Communicates aims/objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner in clear, concise terms.

8. Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity of the students.

9. Assists administration in implementing all policies, regulations, and rules of Sweetwater County School District Number One.

10. Promotes and follows adopted Sweetwater County School District Number One philosophy, policies, and administrative procedures.

11. Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, parents, students, and community in a positive manner.

12. Assumes legal responsibilities for supervision of students on school property or in attendance at school-sponsored activities.

13. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

14. Assumes individual responsibilities assigned by the principal/supervisor which may relate to committee work, student activities, student supervision, or other planning of any professional assignments.

15. Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records as required by Sweetwater County School District Number One policy, and administrative regulation.

16. Takes necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

17. Conducts oneself in a business-like and task-oriented manner.

18. Designs and implements parent involvement programs in accordance with Title I guidelines.

Other Functions:

1. Attends building staff meetings and district meetings.

2. Remains informed of new techniques and current research.

3. Completes reports in a timely manner.

4. Discusses student progress at parent conferences and requested meetings.

--EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL DUTIES OF THIS JOB--

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Mental Ability:

Must possess broad knowledge of pedagogy and learning theory with expertise in area(s) of certification.

Must possess knowledge of group dynamics and interpersonal skills.

Must possess knowledge of psychological, emotional, educational, and behavioral development of children.

Must possess classroom management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and assessment ability.

Must possess technological and computer skills.

Must possess problem solving, flexibility, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities.

Education, License, Certification or Formal Training:

Proper certification issued by the Wyoming Department of Education.

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, awarded from an accredited college or university.

Continue to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.

Equipment Used

Personal Computer

Photo-copy Machine

Video Play-back Equipment

Physical Demands:

Must possess:

Strength and stamina to be able to remain in a seated position for up to 90 minutes at a time throughout the work day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer for at least part of each day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Strength and stamina to be able to remain in a standing position for up to 90 minutes at a time

throughout the work day with a minimum of fatigue or discomfort.

Strength to lift objects that weigh at least 50 pounds and move them more than 50 feet.

Environmental Demands:

Be able to spend most of the time inside classrooms with some work outside in hot/cold weather.

Be able to to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.

Be able to work after dark.