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Interim- Intervention Specialist

Company: Aspire Public Schools
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

This is an interim grant funded, full-time benefited position for the 2021-22 school year.

About Aspire:

Aspire Public Schools operates a network of high-performing, college preparatory charter schools serving TK-12 scholars in communities across California. Founded in 1998-in an effort to transform the inequitable racial, social, and gender outcomes that our communities persist through-Aspire is one of the largest and most forward-thinking open-enrollment public charter school systems in the nation.

Our purpose is to prepare our scholars for success in college, career, and life. At Aspire, we set a foundation for our scholars to gain knowledge, skills, and power to access and make choices for their families and post-secondary lives. Every day, our community of students, families, teachers and staff comes together to learn, work, and play in an environment grounded in our values of Bienestar (Well-Being), Culture of Belonging, Community Partnership, Agency & Self-Determination, and Joy.

The Opportunity:

The Intervention Specialist provides oneonone and small group support for students performing below and far below grade level.

What You Will Do:

  • Assess students frequently, examines student assessment data, and refines intervention activities to address individual student needs
  • Develop and implements lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with Tennessee State Standards and Aspire Instructional Guidelines
  • Organize systems/procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning
  • Establish a culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students
  • Collaborate with Aspire team members to improve own and others instructional practices especially in math and literacy development; shares best practices
  • Work closely with classroom teachers and education specialists to identify unique student needs; collaborates with team members and outside service providers to diagnose and address learning challenges
  • Actively participates in professional development activities, including: training sessions and working with Lead Teachers, Principal and Instructional Coaches
  • Provides instruction with the after school program and collaborates with After School Director to design and deliver professional development in literacy instruction to after school program staff
  • Provides classroom teachers, students and parents/guardians with regular and timely information on student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students' education
  • Tracks critical student information and maintains accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with Aspire procedures
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and supports Aspire Public School's mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred.
  • Valid CA Credential
  • Specialist training in math, literacy and/or reading recovery
  • In-depth knowledge of math and literacy development and reading interventions
  • Knowledge of child and youth cognitive development and different learning styles
  • Knowledge of Tennessee State Standards and assessments
  • Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data
  • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
  • 2+ years as a classroom teacher
  • Experience working with K5 students, particularly those reading two or more years behind grade level

Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Keywords: Aspire Public Schools, Huntington Park , Interim- Intervention Specialist, Other , Huntington Park, California

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