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Instructional Interventionist (Bilingual Preferred)

Location
Chicago, IL 60632
Job Type
Full-time

Middle School Instructional Interventionist

The Academy for Global Citizenship is seeking a full-time Instructional Interventionistpositionfor the 2017-2018 school year. Instructional Interventionists provide small group instruction for students in kindergarten through fifth grade based on student needs. We strongly encourage bilingual candidates to apply. This position is ideal for recent education graduates who want to gain experience as more than a teacher’s assistant. Instructional Interventionists receive training to implement data-based interventions and provide support according to the Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS) process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Curriculum Coordinator and classroom teachers to establish a schedule for student intervention
  • Providing and tracking small group interventions in and outside the classroom
  • Assisting partner teachers with classroom set up and assessment for the first few weeks of school
  • Independently leading classes on occasion, i.e. during student testing
  • Duties monitoring breakfast/lunch and recess

We are looking for staff who...

  • Have a big heart to match a big brain
  • Are bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Want their work to define best practice
  • Respect and thrive in a dynamic, changing, and growing environment
  • Know extraordinary things can happen when people work hard together
  • Want to participate in a laboratory for innovation in education

Working at AGC means...

  • Being surrounded by thoughtful, inquisitive students and hard-working, like-minded colleagues
  • Thinking outside of the box to do what is best for our students
  • Being held to high standards for continuous personal and school improvement, andbeing given the time and support to do so--AGC teachers receive twice as many professional development hours as their peers, and coaching from an Instructional Leadership Team with a combined experience of 13 advanced degrees and 78 years in 26 schools
  • Promoting student profile qualities of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP): inquirers, thinkers, communicators, risk takers, knowledgeable, principled, caring, open-minded, well-balanced, and reflective
  • Gaining experience with interdisciplinary International Baccalaureate Units of Inquiry, balanced literacy, arts integration, and TERC Investigations Math
  • Having high academic expectations for every student in the school every day
  • Getting your hands dirty in our school garden
  • Enjoying 100% organic, scratch-made meals prepared by our on-site chef
  • Working in an environmentally sustainable school culture

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Biliterate in Spanish and English (preferred)
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Strong leadership skills and personal drive
  • Ability to implement remediation programs to small groups or individual students

Education Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher

Compensation:

Competitive salary based on experience and level of education with full benefits, free breakfast and lunch, wellness fund, and professional development funds offered.

Current openings

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