Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Principal
Date Revised
05/27/2015
Department
Assigned Campus
Primary Purpose
Plan and deliver instruction to identified students in the classroom, in small group or one-on-one as needed to help students meet learning goals and close educational gaps.
Education Certification

Bachelor’s degree  

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Preferred Reading Specialist

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of best practice strategies

Ability to interpret data

Ability to communicate effectively with parents and students

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

Three (3) years’ experience as a secondary teacher

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Instructional and Program Management

  • Utilize student data to help teachers identify and group students who need additional support.
  • Design intervention plan and monitor progress for students who are struggling.
  • Plan and deliver instruction to identified students in the classroom, in small group or one-on-one as needed to help students meet learning goals.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and correct records of student work and progress toward mastery of skills identified in intervention plan.
  • Maintain open and consistent communication about student progress, concerns and achievement with families and the school community.
  • Consult with teachers to develop appropriate strategies for addressing the needs of students.
  • Serve as a resource for classroom teachers with strategies, plans and materials.
  • Participate in training through the intervention department.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment
Work inside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress