Teacher Math & Reading Interventionist (Bilingual)
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.
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
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.