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2021/22 Middle School Student Success Facilitator

Company: Education Service Center Region
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: 01 - Middle School TeacherDate Posted: 11/11/2021Location: Wiley Middle SchoolClosing Date: Open until filledDistrict: Leander Independent School DistrictIf hired, the State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49.00 will be charged for fingerprinting.PRIMARY PURPOSE: Work collaboratively with district and campus staff to provide assistance to students in grades 6-8 who have experienced lost instructional time, have gaps in grade-level learning and/or are at risk of not attaining course credit/passing a course as well as coaching classroom teachers in intervention best practices. This position may require flexibility outside the regular school day (including weekends) to best accommodate the intervention needs of students. This position may be contingent upon funding in whole or in part through state or federal grants. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Partner with campus administrators and counselors to identify students who have experienced learning loss and or content mastery gaps that have impacted their credit progression.
  • Create innovative student plans that support the whole child by preventing individual course scheduling barriers.
  • With support of district and campus administrators, create and implement flexible inclusive intervention options such as, co-teach, small group facilitation, direct teach, individualized support, etc. to enable students to best progress with their peers.
  • Create, manage, and implement targeted instruction in a flexible schedule to support students through content specific tutoring/intervention.
  • Meet regularly with identified students, counselors, dropout prevention staff, classroom teachers and others as needed to discuss progress, assess global needs, and update plans based on data and feedback.
  • Communicate with parents to apprise of progress or needs that arise and collaborate with campus RTI coordinators to implement intervention with students.
  • Meet bi-monthly at minimum with Teaching & Learning staff/district level PLC for professional learning and guidance in data analysis and instructional planning.
  • Facilitate learning and coaching to classroom teachers regarding intervention with district support.
  • Work with teachers, counselors, and Instructional Coaches to facilitate best practices regarding in-class foundations of differentiation in Tier 1 and research-based inclusive Tier 2 supports.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • None. GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINESEducation/Certification/Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
      • Valid Texas teaching certificate appropriate to subject and grade level assigned.
      • Minimum three years teaching experience preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
        • Knowledge of how to facilitate an inclusive problem-solving approach to intervention support.
        • Skill in communication, organization, problem-solving, critical thinking and flexibility.
        • Ability to model, use and promote research-based intervention instructional strategies; understand data analysis and how to use assessments to determine student instructional needs and supports. Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
          • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
          • Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
          • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
          • Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
          • Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
          • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
          • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
          • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis.
          • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
          • Maintain composure and professionalism at all times. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Education Service Center Region, Austin , 2021/22 Middle School Student Success Facilitator, Other , Austin, Texas

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