Teacher Salary Schedule
The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the position. This job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Other duties may be assigned which are not listed. Additionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.
This position exists to perform intervention services in math, literacy or science for students who are underperforming and at risk of not meeting state standards. In a Title I school, this position may also be responsible for documenting the implementation of the Title I Plan.
Commitment is essential to the position for consistency in the educational process. Training and preparation will be afforded to successful candidates. However, this is not intended to preclude an Intervention Teacher from requesting transfers or applying for other opportunities.
Professional duties will include identifying students who are at-risk in not meeting grade level proficiency by analyzing data from identified state and district formative and summative assessments, classroom assignments, and other identified curricula-based learning tasks; collaborating with teachers to plan, implement, and evaluate interventions for identified students; identifying appropriate supplemental resources to meet students' individual needs; working with administration to implement and document activities related to the Title I Plan; monitoring students' response and communicating with administration, teachers, and parents regarding students' progress in tutoring activities.
Implementation of intervention strategies with students may be accomplished through "pull out" or "push in" with small groups or on a one-to-one basis, when necessary.á Tutoring may occur before, during, and/or after school.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to communicate and work effectively with administrators, teachers, parents, and students.á Must have experience in data analysis, as well as designing, implementing, and evaluating interventions in a specific academic area (math, literacy, and/or science).á Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office products and other instructional and assessment platforms and must be proficient in recordkeeping.á
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.á Strong analytical and collaboration skills.á
Ability to demonstrate, model and coach effective research-based literacy instructional strategies to students in multiple instructional settings (i.e., one-to-one, small group, and/or pull out).á Ability to collect, analyze and utilize multiple types of data to improve student learning.á Bilingual and biliterate preferred.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree is required. Master#s Degree with advanced content area coursework is preferred. Must hold a valid Florida Professional Certificate and be fully qualified in the designated content area. Prefer that certification level (elementary or secondary) and subject area (content) align to experience for position at work location. A minimum of three to five years of experience as a highly effective classroom teacher is required, during which accomplishment in facilitating student learning gains was consistently demonstrated and may be proven by effective or highly effective VAM (Value Added Model) scores. Starting in the 2021-2022 school year, interventionists must be
rated highly effective.
Certifications required as follows for specific academic content area:
Elementary Mathematics - Elementary Education, K-6
Secondary Mathematics - Middle Grades Mathematics (5-9) or Mathematics (6-12)
Elementary Reading - Elementary Education, K-6 with Reading Endorsement/Certification or Reading, K-12
Secondary Reading - Reading (K-12), Middle Grades English (5-9) with Reading Endorsement, English (6-
12) with Reading Endorsement, or Elementary Education (K-6)* with Reading Endorsement
Secondary Science - Middle Grades Science (5-9) or Science (6-12)
- Elementary Education Certification, (K-6) is only acceptable for Middle School placement.
Requires some sitting and standing, walking and moving about to coordinate work. Requires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computers. Requires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlines. Requires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teams. Requires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.
Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Requires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects infrequently weighing up to 20 pounds.
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