Certified Interventionist

TETON COUNTY DISTRICT East Central / Idaho Falls Instructional Support Primary Full Time Posted 10M ago

About this job

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Upper Elementary Interventionist to join our team. As an Interventionist, you will provide targeted academic support and interventions to students in the upper elementary grades (4th-5th). Your primary goal will be to help students who are struggling academically to improve their skills, achieve grade-level expectations, and experience academic success. This position requires expertise in identifying and addressing learning gaps, designing and implementing interventions, and collaborating with teachers and parents to support student progress. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional instructional abilities, strong interpersonal skills, and a deep commitment to supporting student growth and achievement.


Responsibilities:

Identify students in need of academic intervention through data analysis, assessment results, and teacher referrals.

Collaborate with teachers and the administrator to design and implement targeted interventions that align with students' specific needs and learning goals.

Provide direct instruction and support to students in small groups or on a one-on-one basis, using evidence-based strategies and interventions.

Develop and implement intervention plans that incorporate differentiated instruction, multisensory techniques, and appropriate accommodations to meet individual student needs.

Monitor and assess students' progress regularly to determine the effectiveness of interventions and make adjustments as necessary.

Communicate regularly with classroom teachers, the administrator, and parents to share student progress, strategies, and recommendations for continued support.

Collaborate with teachers to ensure intervention strategies are aligned with classroom instruction and support a cohesive learning experience for students.

Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student interventions, progress monitoring data, and intervention outcomes.

Stay abreast of current research, trends, and best practices in the field of intervention services and apply them to instructional practices.

Participate in professional development activities and seek opportunities for continued growth and learning.



Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Education, Special Education, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

Valid teaching certification or license.

Demonstrated experience working with elementary school students, preferably in an intervention or special education setting.

Strong knowledge of instructional strategies, interventions, and assessment methods for students with diverse learning needs.

Ability to analyze student data and assessments to identify learning gaps and inform instructional decisions.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.

Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping students overcome academic challenges.

Organizational skills and attention to detail in maintaining student records and progress monitoring data.

Ability to adapt to the changing needs of students and provide flexible and differentiated instruction.

Familiarity with assistive technology and educational software is a plus.


We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, along with a comprehensive benefits package. This position is full-time and will follow the academic calendar.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position, and contact information for three professional references.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

TETON COUNTY DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.