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Interventionist - Multi Subject (Grades 6-8)

Montrose County School District RE-1J
Montrose, CO, US

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Job Category
Support Staff
Position Type:
Teaching - Middle School/Interventionist - Multi Subject

Date Posted:

Columbine Middle School

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Position Title: Interventionist - Middle School Grades 6-8 - Multi Subject
Site: Columbine Middle School
Direct Supervisor: Building Principal
Contracted Length Term:
Teacher - 178 Days
Salary Schedule: Teacher (range $48,000 - $75,163 based on 24-25 salary schedules, education and related experience)
Start Date: August 8, 2024

Columbine Middle School Summary
Columbine Middle School is an Apple Distinguished School whose mission is to educate students, build positive relationships, and engage students in discovering a sense of purpose. We do this through leveraging our research based Instructional Framework founded in the tenants of a high reliability school and implemented with fidelity across our grade levels. Members of our staff engage in purposeful professional development specific to their needs, and are able to cultivate high quality relationships in order to deliver meaningful instruction on a consistent basis.
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At MCSD, we care about our employees and their loved ones. Our benefits package consist of the following items: a variety of health insurance plans with employer contribution, including dental and vision insurance, Telehealth, a $50,000 life insurance policy with optional additional coverage, PERA retirement contribution, supplemental insurance options including pet insurance, no match tax shelter account options including 401K, 457(b), 403 (b) and Roth, before tax deductions and flexible spending options, paid leave options and holidays based upon the position, Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Added perks: Great people to work with, professional development, advancement opportunities, and multiple wellness programs with incentives.

Summary of Position:
Responsible to plan, organize and implement an appropriate intervention program within a schoolwide MTSS model in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Analyze assessment data and collaborate with classroom teachers to implement and monitor an effective plan of intervention for students. Deliver direct instruction in both small group and co-teaching settings. Responsible for working effectively with a team of paraprofessionals, teachers, administrators, parents and central office staff with the purpose of providing quality educational services for each and every student, each and every day, without exception.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide instruction rooted in the Colorado Academic Standards in language arts, reading, mathematics, science, and social studies.
  • Engage students through a variety of instructional models including Direct Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Station Rotation Model, Collaborative Groups, and Independent Study/Practice.
  • Complete in a timely, accurate manner, roster and/or caseload reports, as required.
  • Continually and appropriately incorporate the use of technology in the presentation and delivery of instruction to students.
  • Continually monitor and adjust students' instruction through the use of differentiation in such a manner as to enable the student to demonstrate proficiency toward state standards.
  • Demonstrate effective use of oral and written communications in the completion of daily assigned duties.
  • Confer frequently with parents and professional staff members regarding issues that impact school performance.
  • Uses multiple measures to assess (summative and formative) and evaluate student growth and learning of the Colorado Academic Standards.
  • Help all students develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understanding.
  • Establish and maintain a positive learning environment that addresses the social and emotional needs of all students.
  • Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rules of conduct and behavior for all students, and reinforces positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy.
  • Observes, evaluates, reports and records students' performance, behavior, and social development.
  • Supports the relationship between the school, MCSD and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and District staff.
  • Supports MCSD and school goals.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
Education/Certification :
Bachelor's Degree AND; Must possess a current State of Colorado Teachers License or be able to obtain a CDE license from out of state prior to start of the position. Secondary endorsement preferred.

Preferred candidates will have 5 or more years of proven classroom experience with a track record of student success. Experience in data analysis and implementation of classroom interventions to close gaps for students is essential. The right candidate will be comfortable co-teaching, leading MTSS meetings, collaborating with colleagues, and providing job embedded coaching as a mentor teacher.

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of:
  • General office procedures, policies, and practices.
  • Customer service techniques.
  • Variable teaching/adaptation techniques.
  • Professional and technical writing methods and practices.
  • Project management principles, practices, and methods.
Skill in:
  • Strong people and computer skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow directions and collaborate with team members.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Ability to remain calm and respond to student behaviors appropriately.
  • Effective teaching skills.
  • Supervising a classroom, and delegating tasks and authority.
  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and/or stressful situations.
  • Working efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
  • Developing, understanding, interpreting, and communicating policies and procedures.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions:
  • Work is performed in a standard classroom setting with some work being performed at various District properties and off-site locations.
  • Heavy lifting, bending, stooping, sitting, standing for long periods of time may be required.
  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 5 to 25 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handling and working with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

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