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Academic Interventionists

Company: Kentwood Public School District
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Interventionists/Interventionists - AcademicDate Posted: 8/3/2021Location: Discovery Elementary SchoolClosing Date: 08/10/2021 Position: Academic Interventionist Schedule/Salary: 28 hours per week (7 hours/day, 4 days/week) - $130.41/day 25 hours per week (5 hours/day, 5 days/week) - $93.15/day Essential Job Functions: Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs. Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments. Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs. Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance. Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task. Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas. Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision. Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed. Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education. Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc. Participates in IEP process and serves as resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed. Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities. Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Equipment: Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers. Travel Requirements: Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to work in an economically, culturally and racially diverse environment. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students. Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel). Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others. Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work. Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required. Effective writing and verbal communication skills. Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Valid Michigan teacher's certificate preferred. Able to work with a diverse student population. Experience working with At-Risk learners. An understanding of working with content standards. Able to demonstrate understanding of curriculum development processes. Able to develop and maintain constructive relationships with staff, students, and administration. Focus on early elementary literacy. Ability to support general education instructional staff. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Ada Requirements: The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described 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. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk, hear (in a quiet or noisy environment), taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust/focus. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to moderate. Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to compare, analyze, communicate both orally and in writing, copy, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile and negotiate. SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, INDIVIDUAL COVER LETTER AND RESUME THROUGH THE ONLINE APPLITRACK APPLICANT CENTER, NO HARD COPY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA MAIL OR HAND DELIVERY. APPLICATIONS: Visit the district website: Click kentwoodps/employment.org Kentwood Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status in its employment decisions or the provision of services.

Keywords: Kentwood Public School District, Grand Rapids , Academic Interventionists, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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