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13 Jan 2020

Teacher Math & Reading Interventionist (Bilingual)

LEEP Dual Language Academy
 Kings County, New York, United States

Job Description

Math & Reading Interventionist (Bilingual) – IMMEDIATE HIRE

LEEP Dual Language Academy Charter School opened its doors this August and serves the diverse community of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. LEEP Academy is leading the way in creating an innovative dual language model that will help instill a love of language and a sense of pride that should come with being bilingual/multilingual. Our students come from different backgrounds and walks of life, but all of our students will leave our school with a strong sense of self, high academic achievement, and fluency in both English & Spanish! We are seeking a talented and passionate educator to join our founding team.

Job Description: Math & Reading Interventionist

The Math & Reading Interventionist will work with students in kindergarten and first grade who require individual or small-group instruction and practice in reading and/or math. In close coordination with the principal, instructional coach, classroom teachers, and special educators, the Interventionist will help students gain fluency and confidence with foundational concepts and skills. As a key contributor to the school’s RTI system, the Interventionist will administer screenings and assessments; deliver Tier II and Tier III interventions; monitor student progress; contribute to shared data systems; and attend data meetings.

For this specialized position, LEEP Academy seeks candidates with experience teaching students in a small-group context. Training in math instruction and phonics (e.g. Orton-Gillingham, Fundations) is desirable.

Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Job Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver targeted lessons and practice sessions with kindergarten and first-grade students, in-class or as pull-out sessions

Coordinate with classroom teachers on lesson planning; checks for understanding; differentiation; and behavior management

Conduct screenings and formative and summative assessments

Co-create academic goals for students and data tracking systems; maintain accurate and up-to-date records related to student achievement, performance, and IEP goals

Consult with parents and related service providers

Emphasize multisensory learning approaches

Work closely with principal, instructional coach and special education coordinator to reach school goals

Work with intensity and urgency to help every student reach grade-level expectations, understanding that past gaps in preparation are not indicative of any student’s potential to meet and exceed state standards and embrace the challenge and joy of learning


Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of elementary teaching experience with measurable results

Training and experience in remedial math and reading interventions preferred

Strong Spanish language fluency, and English fluency

Strong organizational skills

Ability to work as part of a team

High expectations for all children

Strong orientation toward professional growth and continual improvement

To Apply:

Please submit your résumé (in English or Spanish) and a cover letter (in Spanish) describing your interest and qualifications.

LEEP Dual Language Academy Charter School is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment. LEEP Dual Language Academy Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national background, religion/belief, marital status, caregiver status, veteran status, disability, age, political party, or salary history.

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