Apr 23, 2018

Intervention Specialist

  • IES Schools
  • Innocademy, Homestead Drive, Zeeland, MI, USA
Full time Teacher - Elementary Teacher - Middle School

Job Description

Intervention Specialist

Job Description:  
The Intervention Specialist’s role will be to work directly with students needing additional support in order to become proficient in reading, writing, and mathematics.  The role will be to provide support and interventions to at-risk students in those areas.  They will teach and provide small group interventions for students identified as needing the most intense intervention as a result of non-proficient test scores.  The person serving in this capacity will work closely with the building’s Academic Coach and classroom teachers to create and maintain flexible groups for maximum effectiveness.  The Intervention Specialist must be able to organize pre-test data, progress monitor, and post-test students in their intervention groups.  Assessment support is provided for implementation and data analysis of formative and summative assessments including the MSTEP and NWEA.

  1. Valid State of Michigan Teaching Certificate preferred
  2. Training in varied assessments for progress monitoring
  3.  Knowledge of the Michigan State Standards in Literacy and Mathematics
  4. Knowledge of the Michigan School Improvement Framework

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. Willingness to work cooperatively on a teaching team
  2. Experience in the alignment of grade level content standards to curriculum, assessment and instruction
  3. Strong knowledge of best practice and research regarding intervention strategies designed to improve achievement in students struggling in reading, writing and mathematics
  4. Knowledge of differentiated instruction strategies
  5. Knowledge of what the research has established as effective practices for struggling readers
  6. Knowledge of how to connect the use of formative and summative assessments with curriculum, instruction and student achievement
  7. Knowledge of how to use assessment data to monitor learning and to guide instruction
  8. Effective written and oral communication skills
  9. Knowledge and ability to use various forms of educational technology
  10. Ability to use effective public relations skills necessary for the successful implementation of new programs
  11. Ability to provide leadership to school based Multi-Tiered System of Support
  12. Ability to communicate with parents in effective manner






Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Citizenship Required


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