Certificated Teacher - Elementary Interventionist

Federal Way, WA, US
Mar 27, 2019
Certificated Teacher - Elementary Interventionist
Grade Level
Elementary School
Position Type:
*19/20 Cert Pool Postings/Specialist: Inst Coach, K3 Literacy, Intervention

Date Posted:

To be determined

Date Available:
September 2019

Closing Date:
Until filled


: This position will provide supplemental intervention services to identified students who are at-risk of not meeting state reading and/or math standards. These services will be designed in collaboration with classroom teachers and delivered preferably in the classroom or a designated intervention area. Small group instruction will be provided to students with similar academic needs. Individual instruction will be provided when appropriate based on recommendation of intervention team. Research-based intervention programs and materials will be used that align with students' deficit areas. This certificated position is supervised by the building principal and funded by the Title I/LAP program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Skillfully assess and diagnose student reading and math strengths and deficits in order to set academic goals and inform instruction.Collaborates with classroom teachers and school intervention team to determine which students are most at-risk and not meeting state academic achievement standards.Collaborates with classroom teachers and school intervention team to determine what intervention programs will best meet students' needs.Has knowledge of the three levels of instruction and intervention in an MTSS model and makes decisions as appropriate to determine level of frequency and duration of the intervention.Uses a variety of research based instructional strategies and methods to best support the needs of the student receiving intervention.Utilizes progress monitoring tools to record student growth and adjust instructional program as needed.Manage, (analyze, organize, input, and report) data to archive effectiveness of the intervention program and the resulting student achievement.
The preceding list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

Education and Experience
Current Washington State Teacher's Certificate with appropriate subject area endorsement(s)
Three (3) years' of successful classroom teaching experience in relevant grade level and content area
Demonstrates predominantly distinguished marks as measured by the criteria set for teacher evaluation

Work scheduled hours on a consistent basis

Experience working with students in an intervention position
Deep understanding of the CEL5D instructional framework
Proven successful experience in an ethnically diverse school district
Knowledge of English language development

Criminal background clearance
Valid Washington State Driver's License

Current trends and practices in education
Instructional theory and its application
Techniques to motivate student learning via inquiry, discussion, and application of knowledge
Organizing the physical and human elements in the educational setting
Instructional and non-instructional human dynamics
Standards-based instruction and familiarity with Washington State Learning Standards
School board policies and procedures

Provide an enthusiastic, caring and positive learning climate that promotes high expectations, appropriate behavior, and successful learning
Use a variety of instructional strategies and methods appropriate for student learning needs
Be organized yet flexible in managing and coordinating programs
Effectively assess, diagnose, and progress monitor reading and math skills and effectively implement intervention strategies for student achievement
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Maintain effective working relationships with other people.
Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software.
Provide instructional leadership
Organize and set priorities
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality.
Adapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroom.
Apply current trends and practices in education
Teach in a multi-cultural and mainstream setting
Use technology to enhance instruction
Be fair and consistent with all students
Provide guidance and assistance to students
Meet responsibilities in a punctual and reliable manner
Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures.
Organize and perform job responsibilities efficiently and independently without close supervision and able to pay strict attention to detail
Speak, read and follow written or verbal communications
Practice effective safety and security within individual work routines
Develop and maintain positive customer relations with staff and service providers
Work collaboratively with District staff and promote teamwork with co-workers
Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct including the requirements of confidentiality
Relate effectively with parents, staff, students and the public in a multicultural and multiracial community
Perform job responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others.
Ability to establish and nurture an environment that promotes cultural competence and equitable treatment of staff, students, and patrons of the District.
Ability to understand and hold self and others accountable for promoting the Federal Way Public Schools' commitment to "Each Scholar: A Voice. A Dream. A Bright Future."
Ability to recognize that each person is a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waist. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position is a school year position.

Position reports to and will be evaluated by the building administrator, or designee.

Federal Way Education Association (FWEA)

Federal Way Education Association (FWEA) Salary Schedule

Update 04/2016

The preceding list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the scope of responsibility and the level of knowledge and skills typically required, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements, skills or duties so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

All employment open positions are made available on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or veteran status.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

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