Academic Interventionist for ReNEW Therapeutic Program (Grades K-2)

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 06/22/2024

Job Description

#1 Performing Open-Enrollment Network in New Orleans#1 Academic Growth in LouisianaPOSITION DETAILSWe seek a passionate Interventionist committed to providing students with targeted instruction in the new K-2 classroom at ReNEW Therapeutic Program (RTP), an innovative, intensive therapeutic program for students in K-8th grade with severe behavioral and mental health needs. The ideal Academic Interventionist brings strong K-2 content knowledge and child development expertise. WHO WE AREAt ReNEW, we ensure that students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in the city. ReNEW is dedicated to helping teachers become outstanding at their craft. With a high focus on professional development and individual coaching at both the school-level and the network-level, we are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be.WHAT YOU'LL DOAt ReNEW Schools, we expect our Literacy Interventionist to:Deliver High-Quality Small Group Instruction: You will support small groups of students with reading support both in the classroom and in small breakout groups.Track Student Performance Data: You will develop an observable system for collecting academic performance data on students in your small group and monitor progress over time. Adjust Lessons Based on Data: You will regularly check student progress to ensure that students understand the material you are teaching. Your checks for understanding will help you make in-the-moment adjustments to accommodate the learning needs of the students you support. Communicate Learning Goals: You will share learning goals with the students you support and revisit these goals in a clear and concise way. Build Relationships & Rapport: You will use your knowledge of students' personal attributes to inform and maintain student engagement and performance. Work Collaboratively: You will work with the core teacher, RTP Director SEC, and Behavior Interventionist.WHAT YOU BRINGIn addition to the expectations listed above, you will bring the following to our schools and students:Experience – 3 years of leading intervention with a record of student achievement. Education –  Bachelor’s degree preferredEssential Interventionist CompetenciesAnalytical Skills – Structures and processes qualitative or quantitative student performance data and draws insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.Attention to Detail – Ensures that important details do not slip through the cracks or derail a project.Creativity/Innovation – Generates new and innovative approaches to problems, including instructional design and delivery.Teamwork – Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.Flexibility – Demonstrates the ability to adjust in the moment and the willingness to support with additional responsibilities, if needed.Persistence – Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.