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Intervention Specialist

Accel Schools
Columbus, OH, US

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About the Team

ACCEL Schools is hiring a highly qualified Intervention Specialist at South Columbus Preparatory Academy- Southfield located in Columbus, Ohio. The Intervention Specialist plans for and supports the educational, behavioral, and social needs of the entire school community with a focus on student eligible for special education and related services.

Be part of the difference at South Columbus Preparatory Academy at Southfield! Founded in 2020, South Columbus Preparatory Academy offers positive learning environment for EK-8th grade students in Southfield and surrounding areas. The public charter school is staffed with exceptional teachers and administrators and has a record of strong academic performance. The school's renovated, historic campus includes a dedicated MAC computer lab, library, gym, and open play fields. South Columbus Preparatory Academy is part of ACCEL Schools, an established network of public charter schools serving K-12 students throughout the United States since 2014.

About the Opportunity:

Responsibilities of an Intervention Specialist include to -
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of these students, assisting in classroom intervention strategies, modifying general education curricular as necessary, and assisting the student with regular class assignments.
  • Conduct diagnostic assessments for instruction
  • Conduct functional behavior assessments
  • Write and implement behavior improvement plans
  • Facilitate IEP Meetings and write IEP goals and objectives
  • Relentlessly work to meet all goals related to student achievement and culture as well as state specific achievement goals.
  • Utilize research-based best practices in daily planning and instruction.
  • Integrate culturally responsive teaching practices into daily lessons and interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Serve as advisor for a designated set of students
  • Communicate regularly with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of non-instructional activities such as social events and field trips
  • Perform other duties as assigned
About You:
  • Current state license holder
  • Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards
  • Experience working in a full room inclusion type model or Co-Teaching in a Resource Room model
  • High level of comfort working in a growth-focused coaching environment based on frequent observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring.
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
  • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks (FBI/BCI)
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting preferred
About Us

"We believe that every child should be able to be anything they want in life, regardless of their birthplace and circumstances." - Ron Packard, CEO & Founder

ACCEL Schools is a network of 80+ high-performing, public charter schools serving PK-12 students. We proudly advocate for school choice and work to address educational inequities throughout the United States. Our schools are inclusive and widely differ to reflect the unique values of the many urban, suburban, and rural communities we serve. Our brick-and-mortar, virtual, and hybrid schools specialize in closing educational gaps and offer innovative models such as career-technical education, sports training, bilingual programming, and more. We have been recognized and praised by legislators, authorizers, and researchers for providing exceptional education options to students in historically under-resourced communities.

We offer the following benefits:

Life benefits - time & peace of mind
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement contributions
  • Optional Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, child)
  • Discounted childcare at Early Learning Academies locations
Health benefits - stay well & thrive
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability insurance
Career benefits - keep growing
  • Career advancement opportunities throughout Accel Schools and our strong network of 4,000+ instructors and education professionals

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


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