The Academic Interventionist is passionate about supporting the students who are at-risk for academic underperformance due to various challenges so that they can succeed in the school’s rigorous academic program. Academic Interventionists facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing school-approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe, and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding student progress towards their academic goals.
- Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
- Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
- Focus constantly on student learning, thinking critically and strategically to respond to student learning needs.
- Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards.
- Use assessment data to refine the curriculum and inform instructional practices.
- Participate in the collaborative curriculum development process.
- Ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
- Be accountable for student's mastery of academic standards.
- Share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities.
- Exhibit resilience to persevere and turn challenges into opportunities.
- Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
- Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings.
- Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
- Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
- New Jersey Certification as an Elementary Teacher with 5+ years of experience
- Reading Specialist Certificate (ELA) / Content Area Endorsement (Math)
- Masters Degree in related area preferred.
- Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels preferred
REPORTS TO & EVALUATED BY: Academic Content Supervisors as assigned
Employment Status: This is a full-time, ten-month year, at-will position.