Response to Intervention Specialist
Provide students with appropriate intervention instruction, learning activities, and experiences in the areas of math and reading to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Minimum 3 years teaching experience on an elementary campus with demonstrated student success
Knowledge of reading and math curriculum for grades K-5
Knowledge of intervention instructional strategies and best practices
Ability to analyze data and provide targeted intervention support to at-risk students
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, technical and interpersonal skills
Major responsibilities and duties
- Develop and implement intervention lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s Response to Intervention program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect the specific academic intervention needs for each individual student identified for Tier 2 or Tier 3 support as assigned.
- Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and academic deficiencies of students identified by the Response to Intervention protocols according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
- Work collaboratively with all grade level and special education teachers to plan and provide data-driven instructional intervention support
School Growth and Development
- Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
- Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities and duties as assigned by the campus principal.
- Be a positive role model for students and staff members; support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
- Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
- Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
- Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
- Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
- Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
Professional Growth and Development
- Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
- Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
- Present campus RTI training and staff development as requested.
- Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s) if applicable.
Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.