Full Job Description
Responsible for planning and supporting the school-wide RTI process. The RTI coach is a professional who has specific expertise in instructional techniques, interventions, and the RTI approach. This person is hired to provide professional support to school personnel implementing RTI. This teacher leader, provides feedback to teachers to assist them in creating and implementing RTI plans. The coach collaborates with teachers and provides on the job professional development as required. The coach is also responsible for scheduling and attending all RTI meetings.
Models and demonstrates effective RTI strategies.
Observes and provides feedback to teachers.
Works directly with teachers to ensure effective RTI practices are incorporated.
Provides research-based information and support to literacy teachers.
Attends the district designed professional development for RTI coordinators.
Conducts weekly/monthly meetings to update teachers on the RTI practices.
Coordinates and analyzes student assessment data with teachers, including formative assessments, MAP, PSAT and supports teachers in the use of these data to guide instruction and interventions.
Coordinates intervention and support programs for students below grade level in reading and math.
Collaborates with teachers as an advisor/mentor to support them through the RTI process.
Organizes and facilitates the school’s RTI model.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Chief Instructional Services Officer, Superintendent or other district office administrator as designated by the Superintendent.
Must have a valid South Carolina Professional teaching certificate or be able to obtain one within 60 days from being hired.
Must be Highly Qualified in the content area or be able to become Highly Qualified within 60 days from being hired.
Master's degree in Elementary or Early Childhood Education.; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must have completed a program of study in education from an accredited college or university.
Three to five years’ experience as a reading/ELA/math teacher or elementary grade level teacher.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.
Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.
Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
Speak and hear.
Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, technology equipment, computers, and/or controls.
WORK PLACE EXPECTATIONS:
Work effectively with and respond to diverse cultures or backgrounds.
Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgement in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and professional manner for the assignement and work setting.
Have regular and punctual attendance.
Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by the proper authorities.
REPORTS TO: Principal
DAYS PER YEAR: TO BE DETERMINED
SALARY CLASSIFICATION: Paid $27.32 per hour.
EMPLOYEE GROUP: Certified Part-Time Temporary - Paid on a Timesheet
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Must apply online by completing an "Certified" application and adding this specific job to your online application.
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
EMPLOYEE'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT STATEMENT:
1. I have reviewed the above position description and understand its contents.
2. I am aware that my position description may be revised or updated at any time and once notified of changes, I remain responsible for knowledge of its contents.
3. I hereby certify that I possess the physical and mental ability to fulfill the essential functions of the above position with or without reasonable accommodation(s). If I require accommodation(s) in order to fulfill any or all of these functions, I agree to provide information to the District regarding the requested accommodation(s).
Employee's Name (Print): ___________________________________
Employee's Signature: ___________________________________
THE BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER