Reading Intervention Teacher

Wichita Public Schools - Wichita, KS4.0

30+ days ago
Position Function:
Responsible to the Building Principal for assisting with the coordination and implementation of all aspects of the school-wide program.

Essential Performance Responsibilities
Assists the Principal with the development and revision of the school-wide improvement plan
Provides instructional leadership and results based staff development focused on meeting the goals of the school-wide program and comprehensive school reform
Assists teachers with individual and/or team development through demonstration lesions, introduction of new materials, programs and ideas, modeling of effective teaching strategies, coaching, team teaching and assisting with individual and/or team planning
Assists with identifying staff development needs, planning and implementing in-service activities, modeling, teaming and coaching
Assists in identifying, acquiring and organizing available resources
Assists teachers in accessing district resources
Identifies and communicates to classroom teachers effective teaching strategies to meet the educational needs of the students
Supports school-wide parent involvement goals through planning and assisting with parent activities focused on increasing student achievement, parent/school compacts and parent involvement agreements
Performs other duties as assigned to insure the success of the school-wide professional development program and increased student achievement

Additional Duties:
Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Must be able to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. As well as instructional technology (Smart-boards, clickers, etc.).

Limited travel may be required.

Physical and Mental Demands
Must be able to walk long distances
Respond rapidly in emergency situations
Stand for long periods of time
Bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift, push, pull up to 20 pounds or more with assistance
Work five days a week, up to seven hours or more per day, or as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Background knowledge and experience in teaching elementary students.
Familiar with District standards and assessments.
Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Exhibit a professional manner to all customers.
Ability to prioritize and organize.
Ability to perform a variety of tasks.
Ability to change assignments on short notice.
Ability to perform under deadline and work in a calm and efficient manner.
Ability to work in a positive and cooperative manner with others in the workplace.

Heavy contact with staff and students
Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
Must exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all students and colleagues

Employee Punctuality and Appearance
In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator
All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position

Qualification Profile
Kansas Teaching license
3 to 5 years of teaching experience preferred.
Valid Kansas Driver’s License required
Bachelor’s Degree required

FLSA Status: Exempt