KIPP Capital Region Public Schools Academic Interventionist - Elementary School in Troy, New York
Company Description KIPP Capital Region is a part of a national network of high-performing public Charter Schools committed to creating joyful, academically excellent, and prepared students with the skills, ability, and confidence to pursue their paths to college, career, and beyond. With the Troy Prep K-12 schools joining the KIPP Capital Region network for the 2022-2023 school year, our KIPP schools will serve more than 2,500 students across the Capital Region. We look forward to increased curriculum offerings for students, professional development for more than 350 staff, and enhanced family and community partnerships. We are committed to furthering anti-racism, equity, and racial justice in all our efforts, and expect all of our stakeholders to participate in this work so that we can create a future without limits for our students, together. Job Description Grade(s): Elementary School Position Overview The Academic Interventionist is responsible for working directly with students to provide tutoring, coaching, goal-setting, and academic case management to achieve measurable improvements in academic performance. Duties/Responsibilities: Instructional Intervention Develop academic lesson plans based on students' individual learning needs as required: intervention should be engaging as well as enable learning and recall of new knowledge strengthened through different exposures of "doing" (i.e., seeing, hearing, touching, etc.) Use data to facilitate students' improvement and increase engagement as a result of their sustained participation in KIPP's blended learning programs Provide students with daily feedback on mastery performance in character and academics Facilitate intervention that is collaborative and is socially-centered, allowing young people to build skills through learning as a team Lead small-group tutoring, coaching, goal-setting, and academic case management designed to bridge the gaps in students' understanding. Demonstrate strong pedagogy and authentic interest in the academic growth and development of students Blended Learning Connections Collect/enter student data on academic gains and other outcome targets. Consistent completion of all required documentation: forms, grade checks, assessments, attendance records, etc. Organize own work daily, weekly, and monthly to ensure key deadlines are met and are completed on time and according to established policies and procedures. Communicate student progress as needed to core-content teachers. Commitment to School and Classroom Culture Work collaboratively with your school team and those across KIPP Capital Region Help develop school-wide culture that best fits the needs of our students, teachers and families Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with staff Develop positive rapport with students Create and foster a positive and calm learning environment Enforce, uphold, and exhibit school's values, student management policies and culture Family Engagement Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents and share progress Be available for open houses, parent teacher conferences and other events involving parents Make him/herself available to students, parents and other staff members Growth Mindset Pursue challenging professional goals each year Willing to offer support and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly during the academic year (held during school hours) Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University, required Valid NYS Teaching Licensure or willingness to pursue state certification, required Experience as a school educator, preferably in a charter or public school environment, preferred. Prior experience working in schools and urban communities is preferred but not required. Ability to take initiative Effective verbal and written communication skills Ability to work a flexible schedule outside of regular business hours. Aptitude to create and work within an inclusive environment that honors and supports a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. Additional Information WORK PERKS When you join KIPP Capital Region, you are joining in on our promise to families that their children will enter college and the professional world able to thrive academically due to their literacy, numeracy, and core knowledge in science and social studies. We also promise that our students will develop a passion for learning and the drive necessary to persevere as they climb the mountain to and through college and career. Our graduates will be prepared to return to their community as teachers, leaders, and architects of continued growth in the Capital Region. And while the biggest perk to working at KIPP Capital Region is doing work that makes a lifelong difference in the lives of our students, you'll find that's not the only benefit we offer: Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision coverage Aggressive employer 403(b) contribution match Childcare benefits Unparalleled work/life Integration Casual dress code Relocation stipend (conditions apply) And so much more! For more information on the benefits of joining KIPP Capital Region, please view our . Learn More: All staff and educators at KIPP Capital Region are committed to anti-racism and inclusion, are part of a close-knit diverse community, and are encouraged to show up authentically, inspiring our children to do the same. Learn more about what it's like to work at KIPP Capital Region: kippcapital.org/join-our-team/ This role is located at KIPP Capital Region schools in Albany, NY. KIPP Capital Region Public Schools provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.