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Reading Intervention Specialist


Pay: TBD

Full Job Description

Falcon View Connections Academy is more than a tuition–free K–12 online public-school option available for students throughout Minnesota. It’s also a tight-knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Working from your home office in Minnesota, the Reading Interventionist will support Falcon View Connections Academy (FVCA). This individual will support students, parents, instructional staff, and administration. The Reading Intervention Specialist is a Part-time position.

The Reading Interventionist will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Screen students using FVCA bench-marking tool as needed, beyond standard assessment windows;
  • Analyze student learning data on an ongoing and consistent basis;
  • Using data, collaborate with classroom teachers to select students who are in need of tiered reading instruction support;
  • Provide diagnostic, prescriptive, and evaluative services for identified students;
  • Provide individual and small group instruction for identified students;
  • Confer with the instructional staff on the reading needs of students and provide suggestions of effective interventions and strategies and discrete skill instruction;
  • Act as a resource teacher in the area of reading to regular classroom teachers by assisting them in the organization of the reading program, selection of materials, and implementation of teaching techniques to ensure the instructional program relates to the special needs of students;
  • Model effective reading instruction to classroom teachers;
  • Provide reading resources for teachers and parents;
  • Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons that will increase student understanding. Work directly with students and parents to implement these alternate lessons;
  • Support the instructional program with asynchronous web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction;
  • Communicate with parents, students and other teachers on a regular basis to develop and update Personal Learning Plans;
  • Collaborate with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact;
  • Keep student records and data up to date and logging all student and parent contacts;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Appropriately certified in K-12 Reading, English, Middle, or High School in Minnesota
  • Strong multi-cultural skills
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS, MS Office programs, and Google Suite)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
  • Team player track record
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families

Company – Connections Academy 

Website: https://www.connectionsacademy.com/careers

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