Summary:  The RTI Interventionist is responsible for the pull-out instructional intervention of scholars qualifying for Tier II and Tier III interventions in Vision Prep’s Response to Instruction and Intervention (WIN Time) model.  The RTI Interventionist will provide direct instruction to qualified scholars, continually monitoring scholar progress to improve instructional practice and scholar outcomes.  

Knowledge Skills, and Abilities

  • Self-motivated with a passion for teaching struggling scholars.
  • A passionate belief that all children can learn and succeed 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail with high work standards.
  • Critical thinking, stress tolerance, flexibility, and adaptability skills.

Education, Training, and Licensure:

  • Minimally, an Associate Degree with paraeducator licensure is suggested. Preferably, A Tennessee or equivalent elementary or special education teacher’s license
  • Trained in Science or Reading or Orton-Gillingham techniques, preferred.
  • Trained or familiar with Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum, preferred.
  • Familiarity with Eureka Math and the Concrete, Representational, Abstract model of teaching math.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in completion of universal screening of scholars 3 times per year.
  • Perform diagnostic assessments of identified scholars.
  • Consistently and effectively implement specific interventions and strategies as directed by the Interventions and Referrals Coordinator
  • Plan and prepare evidence-based academic direct instruction intervention lessons and other instructional materials to meet the individual needs of scholars based on identified deficits. 
  • Ability to correctly hear and pronounce individual phonemes. 
  • Assess scholar progress on a regular basis.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records of interventions and progress monitoring.
  • Ability to perform analytic calculations and recognize errors
  • Ability to analyze data and recognize patterns to improve intervention instruction and increase scholar growth.
  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and needs of assigned scholars.
  • Establish a standard of classroom behavior and maintain behavioral expectations throughout the school.
  • Regularly communicate issues and concerns about scholar progress with the Interventions and Referrals Coordinator.
  • Must be able to utilize Google Drive and specialized computer software for interventions, progress monitoring, and data management.
  • Maintain a strong, personal attendance record.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Physical Demands:

  • Mostly sedentary work involving standing and walking for brief periods, some dexterity in operating office equipment.  
  • Must be able to utilize hands for multi-sensory instruction.
  • The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking abilities.   
  • The position requires in person contact with scholars.