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ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD “Success is the Only Option”

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Literacy Interventionist Curriculum & Instructional Program Manager – SRCL Grant

Job Summary: Under the administrative supervision of the School Site Principal and the programmatic supervision of the Director of NCLB Federal Programs or designee, the Interventionist will work directly with the teachers, Literacy and Numeracy Coaches, school administrators, school leadership teams, Central Office personnel and at-risk students. This is a contract subject to renewal based on need, services, and performance. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

To provide small group and/or individual instruction to targeted students in the areas of reading, language arts and/or mathematics. Provide supplemental instruction to at-risk students Attend training in the appropriate model(s) implemented in the school Keep accurate records of student work and interventions Provide classroom teacher(s) with regular progress reports on targeted students Provide supplemental instruction and plan appropriate activities for students in a diverse environment Work collegially with faculty and staff Assist teachers in developing action plans for students who are not achieving mastery Interact collaboratively and productively with school site personnel Express thoughts professionally in oral and written language Possess adequate technology skills Keep abreast of current research, trends and issues in education by engaging in professional development activities Document and/or report attendance as prescribed by school, supplying all necessary documents for processing of payment for services Perform other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. A. Education and Experience • Bachelors Degree, Master’s preferred; and at least five years of successful teaching experience preferred. • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the five components of reading. • Experience as a clinical interventionist helpful.

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ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD “Success is the Only Option”

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements Louisiana certification or eligibility for certification as a teacher C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required The ability to fulfill the responsibilities listed above Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) part of the work day. • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely. • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely. • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely. • Normal setting for this job is an office/school setting. Salary Range: Appropriate Teacher Salary Schedule How to Apply: Interested applicants should mail, e-mail or fax a letter of interest, resume and a copy their Louisiana Teaching Certificate to the Chief of Staff, Dr. Armand B. Devezin, 3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 5055, New Orleans, Louisiana 70114. The e-mail address is job_applications@opsb.us and the fax telephone number is (504) 379-4171. Applicants not following the application directions or meeting the requirements in the job description will be eliminated from the process.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 14, 2014

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