The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Coordinator, Instructional Support and Intervention.
The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic
excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend
36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools and a variety of alternative
education and choice programs.
The Coordinator of Instructional Support and Intervention will provide coordination of the
district’s Extended Learning Program, a comprehensive multi-tiered system for learning and
behavior interventions, and summer learning staffing.
Coordinates summer learning staff hiring and onboarding by working in collaboration with multiple
Coordinates the Extended Learning Program by working in collaboration with school sites and multiple
Develops and deploys effective, evidence-based practices for the purpose of closing persistent learning
gaps through a continuum of supports (e.g. training, coaching, resources).
Coordinates the analysis of a variety of program and/or student related data (e.g. test scores, etc.) for the
purpose of facilitating the development of multi-tiered systems of support.
Develops and implements budgets for the purpose of achieving program goals and maximizing the use of
Provides research-based professional learning for teachers and principals regarding multi-tiered systems of
support for the purpose of supplementing existing instruction.
Develops and coordinates a plan to monitor, document and share effective multi-tiered systems of support
across the district in a variety of platforms including electronic/virtual for the purpose of further deploying
Facilitates meetings, workshops, trainings and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering
information on systematic and systemic multi-tiered systems of support aligned to district curriculum.
Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. curriculum guides, assessments, reports, correspondence,
etc.) for the purpose of providing written reference, documenting activities and conveying information.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of
the work unit.
Job Requirements (Minimum Qualifications)
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability
KNOWLEDGE. Required to perform basic and advanced math; read a variety of manuals and technical
information, write documents following prescribed formats and/or present information to others; solve practical
problems; and facilitate group discussions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: specific leadership strategies, change management
strategies, characteristics of adult learners, high-yield instructional strategies to promote student
engagement and increase student achievement, using instructional data to make decisions about lesson
design and strategies for engaging students and adults.
SKILLS are required to perform multiple highly complex, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade
skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment; using technology effectively to
implement instruction and to manage documentation requirements; facilitating collaboration and decision
making; planning and managing projects; effective communication and presentation in both small and large
groups; preparing and maintaining accurate records; creating, implementing, monitoring and adjusting
ABILITY is required to schedule numerous activities, meetings and/or events; often gather, collate and/or
classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of
circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using
standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with
a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create
action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and
problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: developing and maintaining positive relationships with all
stakeholders; setting high expectations for self and others; setting and monitoring progress toward goals;
utilizing and offering effective feedback to continuously improve; collaborating and communicating
effectively with internal and external stakeholders; applying critical thinking/problem solving to improve work
processes; networking and facilitating internal and external groups; communicating with diverse groups and
individuals; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as a part of a team; leading, delegating and organizing
tasks; managing multiple projects; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality;
exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods;
leading, guiding and/or coordinating others. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to
perform the job's functions. There is continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
Work Environment & Physical Requirements
The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands:
occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires
40% sitting, 20% walking and 40% standing. The job is performed in some varying atmospheric conditions.
Successful teaching and leadership experience, including substantial experience developing and implementing
interventions for students, as leading small and large groups, required.
Master’s degree in job-related area, preferred
Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
Certificates and Licenses
Missouri Teaching certificate, required
Questions regarding this vacancy announcement or general inquiries should be directed to the District’s Human
Resources Department by e-mail: email@example.com, or by phone: 417-523-GOHR (4647).
Date Posted: J u n e 1 1 , 2 0 1 8