Literacy Interventionist Teacher - Antic
Holyoke Public Schools

Job Order #: 16620892

Holyoke, MA 01040

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 4/13/2022

EXPIRES 7/12/2022

Job Description

Literacy Interventionist Overview
The Literacy Interventionist assists students who have been identified as at-risk with literacy intervention to provide a continuum of support and help them get on grade level. The interventionist utilizes district approved interventions to deliver lesson plans, evaluate and assess student performance. The interventionist meets with teachers, interprets student progress, and informs parents/guardians about student strengths, weaknesses, and progress. Lastly, the interventionist collaborates with identified teachers who share the at-risk students served and develops a transition plan between the intervention classroom and the regular classroom.

The Literacy Interventionist is responsible for supporting student achievement in the area of Literacy/foundational reading skills, with special attention to Tier II and III instruction. The Interventionist provides individual, small group or whole group instruction to students who are struggling academically (identified as needing Tier II and/or III instruction). The interventionist will be responsible for administering appropriate assessments and developing/delivering instructional plans designed to meet students? developmental needs in literacy.  This position is also responsible for monitoring, reporting, and communicating student progress and performance.

Under the direction of District directors and the school principal:

Provides high quality literacy instruction to individual students and small groups
Uses data to provide instruction to students and to bring their skills to grade-level
Collaborates with teachers, administration, and families to help identify best practices for individual and small groups of students
Uses identified research-based interventions focused specifically on individual student needs
Maintains data-based documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progress
Provides data to school teams and participates in decisions about student progress
Communicates with teachers, administration, and families regarding student progress
Assists with identifying students for placement in intervention groups
Participates in meetings with teachers, administration, and families to discuss student placement and progress
Provides diagnostic assessments for students as needed
Collaborate with the Instructional Coach/Expert Teachers, school and district leaders to lead and participate in ongoing and job-embedded professional development
Collaborate with teachers, principals, and academic directors in determining appropriate Tier II/III resources and materials for future purchases.
Serve as a resource in identifying appropriate research-based interventions to improve student learning and achievement
Work teacher work year plus 5 additional days (paid per diem) for training and planning with the Academic Department.
Eligibility and Qualifications
Demonstrate that you are culturally competent in your teaching, teamwork, and leadership practices
Commitment to support the implementation of culturally responsive and anti-racist teaching practices to promote equity for all students
Completed at least three years of successful teaching experience (urban experience a plus)
Experience as an interventionist preferred
Deep understanding of Science of Reading and all components of a strong structured literacy program
Ability to build strong, supportive relationships with students, teachers, and families
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
Possess or able to obtain a Professional Massachusetts teaching license in the content area assigned ELA/Reading or elementary licensure acceptable)
A Master?s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
Additional Qualifications

Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
High expectations for self and others
Ability to organize workload independently and set priorities

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57 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 01040