Interventionist Teacher

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Summary Information:
Employer: Kansas City Kansas Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Learning Support
School / Org: Schlagle High
Location Kansas City, Kansas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN
Posting Date: 3 January 2018
Closing Date: 1 February 2018

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

High School Interventionist Teacher

Location: Schlagle High

Job Goal: The job of interventionist is done for the purpose of providing support to the instructional program with specific responsibilities for assisting teachers and administration by providing prevention and intervention services to students with behavioral issues; coordinating restorative practices; and proactively address studentsí needs.

Essential Functions:
- Assists teachers in managing studentís whose behavior negatively effects the learning environment for the purpose of maintaining a calm school environment and ensuring studentsíí success.
- Communicates with a variety of personnel (e.g. students, parents, teachers, administration, or other staff, etc.) for the purpose of expressing concerns, resolving issues in planning for student success.
- Facilitates prevention and intervention protocols for identified, at-risk students for the purpose of addressing behavioral issues, alleviating isolation, identifying support resources, enhancing coping skills and providing referrals.
- Intervenes with chronic offenders for the purpose of de-escalating crisis situations, processing the situation, providing alternatives, and returning the student to regular studies as quickly as possible.
- Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential manual and electronic lists and records (e.g. evaluations, reviews, intervention, etc.) for the purpose of compiling and documenting activities in compliance with adopted policies and requirements.
- Maintains a visible, accessible presence on campus at assigned locations for the purpose of increasing student awareness of program and support services.
- Provides individual and group support to students and parents for the purpose of preventing, addressing and resolving behavioral issues.
- Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information and/or direction as may be required.
- Utilizes behavior management techniques (e.g. talking problem through, teaching students coping skills, physically supporting, etc.) for the purpose of assisting students to be able to fully participate in the educational setting.
- Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops and committees for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and remaining knowledgeable with program guidelines.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

- Meets the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.
- Kansas teaching certificate in area of instructional responsibility.
- English as a Second Language endorsement preferred or be committed to obtaining that endorsement.

- Maintains communication with teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.
- Completes accident/incident reports for students/staff.
- Compiles data for statistical purposes.
- Maintains confidentiality regarding educational records.
- Work under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others.
- Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the jobís functions. There is some opportunity to impact the organizationís services.
- Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
- Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.

- Maintains a daily log of school/staff visits and documentation.
- Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties.
- Organizational skills; leadership; intuitive; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records and data. Group facilitation skills; communication; and effective planning skills within an educational environment.
- Performs other related work as required.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Language Skills: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, general curriculum and learning theories, correspondence, and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public.

Specific ability based competences required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: remaining calm in a crisis; adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups in a non-judgmental manner; working flexible hours; displaying patience and a sense of humor; understanding verbal input and responding quickly; and maintaining confidentiality.

Terms of Employment: 186 days

Salary: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule


Reports To: Principal

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education

Primary Location: Schlagle High

Salary Range: Salary Schedule / Per Year

Shift Type: Full-Time

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