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Company: Bastrop Independent School District
Location: Cedar Creek, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Teacher, Dyslexia Interventionist

Evaluation Type

T-TESS

Department

Assigned Campus

Pay Grade

Teacher Salary Schedule

FLSA

Exempt

Date Revised

May 2019

Supervisor

Principal

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY:   Provide identified students with targeted learning activities and experiences to ensure academic achievement and improve academic success.  Assist with support of dyslexia program at the campus level.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

 

Instructional Management
  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to District requirements.
  • Develop and deliver lessons according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative guidelines that incorporate accommodations for differences in student learning styles, specifically in the area of dyslexia.
  • Use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  • Implement procedures to identify and monitor identified students, including review of student data.
  • Provide identified students with supplemental academic instruction.
  • Consult with staff to provide resources and support to aid in accomplishing program goals.
  • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the campus/department improvement plans.
  Student Management
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Report student progress according to campus and District guidelines in a timely manner.
  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Resolve parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Be a positive role model for students.
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

 

Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:
  • Develop and submit lesson plans, as required.
  • Work collaboratively with District staff to serve the needs of all student groups according to the guidelines established in policy.
  • Assist in monitoring students and creating a safe campus environment by reporting to duty assignments as assigned by principal.
  • Attend campus events and extracurricular activities, as assigned.
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Compile, maintain, and submit reports, records, and other documents, as required.
  • Plan and supervise assignments of volunteers in the classroom, when applicable.
  • Follow District and department policies and procedures.

 

Organization Improvement:
  • Support the mission and vision of the campus and District.
  • Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve programs.

 

Professional Growth and Development:
  • Support the mission and vision of the campus and District.
  • Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve programs.

 

Texas Academic Performance Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:
  • Analyze data to determine and address individual student needs.
  • Administer state-mandated testing at campuses in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist with planning corrective action for the affected group of students and/or campuses.

 

School/Community Relations:
  • Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision-making process.
  • Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.

 

Organization Morale:
  • Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision-making process.
  • Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.

 

Other Responsibilities:
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Provide guidance and direction as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of programs used in the District for dyslexia instruction.
  • Knowledge of dyslexia as well as language acquisition.
  • Knowledge of the State's dyslexia mandate and the Federal 504 procedures.
  • Knowledge of instruments used for assessment used to identify students with dyslexia.
  • Knowledge of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for assigned area.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design, implementation, evaluation, and refinement.
  • Knowledge of effective instruction and evaluation methodologies.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement process.
  • Skill in using technology as a learning tool in all content areas.
  • Skill in engaging others in collective inquiry and problem solving.
  • Skill in collecting, analyzing, and using data to support student learning.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues to enhance instructional practices.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work responsibilities.

 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and valid Texas Teacher Certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: ESL Supplement.

 

MENTAL DEMANDS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIROMENTAL FACTORS:

  • Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
  • Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Motion: Frequent walking
  • Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment
  • Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
  • Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

 


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