Posted

30+ days ago

Location

TBD Grapevine, TX

Description

Literacy Intervention Teacher

 

Reports to: Coordinator of Intervention and Campus Principal

 

Compensation: Teacher salary schedule - Based on degree and years of experience.

 

Calendar: 187 Days

 

May require travel within district

 

Primary Goals:

  1. To instruct identified dyslexic students in individual or small group arrangements according to programmatic expectations per the TEA Dyslexia Handbook;

  2. To instruct students in need of literacy intervention as determined by campus administration and teachers, priority given to K-2 students;

  3. Provide support for teachers related to effective literacy strategies;

  4. Conduct student assessments in order to diagnose reading difficulties and better target instruction.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university

  • A minimum of 3 years of classroom teaching experience

  • Training in Multisensory Teaching Approach program and/or Take Flight preferred

  • Master’s degree with Reading Specialist certification preferred

  • Academic Language Therapist certification preferred

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Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Improve the reading skills of assigned students.
  • Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and maintain ongoing documentation of student progress.

  • Assess students formally and informally for the purpose of planning instructional activities and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations, and goals.

  • Promptly handle paperwork and reports related to dyslexia and other literacy assessments.

  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

  • Interact constructively with district personnel regarding matters relating to 504 identification, assessment expectations, and district-wide LIT/BLIT Professional Learning Community meetings (PLC).

  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to design/support accommodations for regular curricula as needed.

  • Collaborate with teachers regarding effective literacy strategies for dyslexic students and others needing Tier 2 intervention.

    • Advise parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting the teacher’s expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

    • Attend after hours meetings occasionally for purposes of parent education and/or building relationships with parent advocacy groups.

    • Seek out professional learning and resources to ensure necessary skills and proficiencies to support students effectively.

    • Maintain a professional and positive relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

    • Report incidents for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, district and/or school policies.