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10 Jun 2022

Instructional Support Early Elementary Math Interventionist

Latin School of Chicago
 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Job Description

School Mission Statement:

Latin School of Chicago provides its students with a rigorous and innovative educational program in a community that embraces diversity of people, cultures and ideas. Latin inspires its students to pursue their passions and lead lives of purpose and excellence.

Job Description:

Latin School of Chicago is seeking a full-time, innovative and collaborative Math Interventionist for prekindergarten through fourth grade who is passionate about mathematics education and supporting students with learning differences. As a member of the Learning Resources team, the Math Interventionist will collaborate with the learning specialists, reading specialist, math enrichment teacher, homeroom teachers, counselor, administrators, and parents to identify and meet the needs of at-risk students. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support homeroom teachers with their use of effective mathematics instruction, differentiation, and assessment methods 
  • Screen and assess students’ math skills and abilities through formal (such as standardized assessments) and informal methods (such as observations and interviews) 
  • Design and implement remediation for individual students and small groups 
  • Write personalized, detailed narratives twice each year that effectively and accurately communicate their students’ progress 
  • Serve as a case manager and liaison among outside professionals, homeroom teachers, and parents to coordinate instruction and related services for students 
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, special education, or a related field
  • 3-5 years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree in elementary education, special education, or a related field is preferred 

Required skills:

  • Understanding of typical and atypical math development in children, including the underlying neurological and cognitive processes such as memory, language development, and visual-spatial processing 
  • Deep and broad knowledge about elementary mathematics content and instructional practices, including Singapore Math pedagogy and philosophy
  • Understanding of growth mindset concepts
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with technology and apps, such as ST Math or Spatial Temporal Math, to support learning of math 
  • Knowledge of data collection tools (e.g., FastBridge) to support intervention practices 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply via the application link found on Latin's website. Candidates should complete the application and submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy. No email or phone inquiries please.  Latin is an equal opportunity employer.   

Bureaus: Chicago. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Job Tags: Chicago, elementary, intervention, and math. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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