K-12 Math Interventionists

ASU Preparatory Academy - Phoenix, Arizona - Full time

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Are you ready to find a career with a company whose mission, vision, and values align with yours? Our mission is to design new models for educational success and raise academic achievement for all learners. Can you see yourself fitting into this mission with us? If yes, please apply today!

POSITION SUMMARY:

As part of Arizona State University’s charter to provide access and excellence, ASU Preparatory Academy shares this commitment by demonstrating all students can achieve at the highest levels, regardless of their background. To scale our current impact, ASU Preparatory Academy is advancing a major expansion program taking fundamental responsibility for the communities we serve.

The Math Interventionist is responsible for providing individualized interventions to students and instructional strategies to teachers specific to the mathematics in grades K-12. They would meet with students and monitor their work on various platforms during design specialized tutorials. The Math Interventionist is responsible for providing regularly feedback to students, families and teachers in support of classroom instruction and tutoring support, providing acceleration opportunities for students who are in need of such support. The Math Interventionist will also participate in the development of subject/grade level-related professional development to be shared across network. This position requires residence in the greater Phoenix, AZ area to be able to travel to meet students and staff for in person professional development.

GRANT FUNDED POSITION

This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Post Bachelors in Education from an accredited college or university
  • Secondary Teaching Certificate in Mathematics 6-12 OR Elementary Teaching Certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Active AZ Department of Public Safety (DPS) IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide feedback to teachers on a regular basis to improve instruction and differentiation and develop targeted interventions and opportunities to extend learning.
  • Utilize Exact Path to assess proficiency and understanding to track student growth and support teachers to make data informed decisions in their classrooms.
  • Make recommendations for teachers and leaders for applications to support all students’ subject-specific proficiencies.
  • Assist in the teacher professional development of strategies to help all learners develop confidence and understanding in specified subject areas.
  • Provide ongoing curriculum guidance and support to teachers, instructional coaches, and instructional assistants at the assigned campuses.
  • Analyze assessment data in Exact Path to support and guide instruction as well as to the leadership team.
  • Stay current on best practices by conducting research, collaborating with other professionals in the field, and attending workshops and trainings.
  • Guide teachers on various instructional and interventional strategies that drives performance and student achievement.
  • Collaborate with, and contribute ideas to, the Academic leadership team on professional development topics related to reading to be shared network-wide.
  • Deliver interventional support to students in specified content area both 1:1 and in small groups, both virtually and in person.
  • Determine instruction techniques, strategies, methods and adapts curriculum and learning styles to meet and assess student’s needs.
  • Develop activities and resources, strategies and methods for a variety of teaching, and creating lesson plans that are aligned interventional learning objectives with the school guides.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with parents/guardians about academic and discipline issues through various mediums including phone calls, notes, progress reports, etc.
  • Develop, analyze, adjust, and implement individualized lesson plans for students to accommodate interventional needs.
  • Assess and evaluate performance and progress of students in content area and assessing comprehension of learning objectives.
  • Maintain confidentiality of protected student and staff member information even after no longer employed or enrolled.
  • Assist in the well-being of students the fundamental value in all decision making.
  • Contribute to professional growth of self and colleagues including sharing and planning curriculum, staying current with educational trends, and continuing professional growth to meet the state and school requirements including current teaching certificates.
  • Work collaboratively to achieve the overall purposes of the school program.
  • Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive of learning.
  • Develop and create classroom displays, storing materials, cleaning and organizing of tables and shelves, disassembling of classroom at the end of the school year.
  • Perform clerical duties including attendance record keeping, copying, cutting, filing, ordering of supplies, and the like as well as computer software skills.
  • Attend IEP and 504 meetings for assigned students.
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

(These essential functions are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in working in a classroom setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with a wide-range of people including teachers, support staff, and students.
  • Proficiency with technology, computers and Google Drive
  • Ability and skill in collaborating with teachers, staff, students and parents.
  • Ability to articulate, represent professional demeanor and ability to take initiative.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands 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 frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle, feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes, supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT-SOCIAL

The employee shall work in non-hostile work environment. That is, the employee is expected not to engage in any activity that unreasonable interferes with performance of any other student, staff, and parents, such as sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination or any other behavior that unduly demeans or intimidates another person. The employee must be able to handle stress satisfactorily and maintain courteous and appropriate relationships with student, staff, parents, and customers at all times.

TRAVEL:Travel between ASU Prep campus in the greater Phoenix, AZ sites may be required for site visits, meetings, and/or trainings. As part of position expectations, travel between campus sites are not subject to gas mileage reimbursement.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. The intention is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skill required. This job description is subject to change at any time.

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

ASU Preparatory Academy

ASU Preparatory is a tuition-free college preparatory school that serves students in grades K-12. We are chartered by Arizona State University with the goal of helping each student Prep for college. Prep for careers. Prep for life.
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