Anya Itpak Elementary School
Summary: The Math Interventionist is responsible for supporting student achievement in Mathematics with special attention to Tier II and III instruction, using culturally responsive teaching strategies. The Interventionist provides individual or small group instruction to students who are struggling academically. This position is also responsible for monitoring, reporting, and communicating student progress and performance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides high quality mathematics instruction to individual students and small groups.
- Provides instruction based on established objectives and individual student needs, maximizing Tier II and III instruction.
- Uses identified needs to guide the learning process toward student achievement.
- Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects using formal and informal assessment data.
- Provides an environment in which each child has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults by encouraging a climate that is inviting, respectful, supportive, inclusive, and flexible.
- Treats students as individuals by maintaining high expectations for all students; and by appreciating differences and valuing contributions.
- Works collaboratively with the families and significant adults in the lives of their students by improving communication and collaboration between the school and the home and community.
- Uses a variety of manipulatives and hands-on activities to support content standards and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
- Integrates and utilizes technology in instruction by knowing when and how to use technology to maximize student learning.
- Helps students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by encouraging students to ask questions, think creatively, and draw conclusions.
- Collaborates with teachers, administration, and families to help identify best practices for individual and small groups of students.
- Uses identified research-based interventions focusses specifically on individual student needs.
- Provide differentiated instruction utilizing research-based and cultural appropriate strategies.
- Be opened to receive teaching feedback and support from teaching partners and administration.
- Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending workshops or professional developing meetings.
- Assists classroom teachers in determining and implementing appropriate tiered intervention.
- Promote the school culture and practices, as well as instructional strategies and student’s rules through extracurricular and co-curricular activities and staff leadership.
- Support the mission and vision of the school and Fort Mojave Board of Education.
- Be committed to teaching students in their community.
- Praise students in meaningful ways regarding their positive choices and achievements.
- Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Loves young people, can whole-heartedly engage in working with and for them.
- Bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a concentration mathematics and/or science.
- Willingness to maintain a high level of competence, exercise discreet judgment and honor confidentiality.
- Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.
- Ability to interact with and maintain positive working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
- Compliance with Fort Mojave Indian Tribe drug and alcohol policy.
- Compliance with federal background check.
- Must satisfy health requirements as defines by the Tribe/State/Federal program standards for care of children.
- Successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, upon hire.
- Successfully pass a physical exam, upon hire, to meet the physical demands required in the position.
- Successfully pass a tuberculosis test, upon tire.
- Current immunization verification upon hire see attached immunization requirement (see attached immunization requirements, Caring for Our Children: Health & Safety Performance Standards).
- Project an image of service and professionalism with a positive attitude.
- Interacts easily as an integral part of the faculty and staff.
- Understanding of the relationship of the Anya itpak Elementary School with the Fort Mojave Indian community, and values and supports the mission of both.
- Experience, familiarity, and the ability to work with the diverse constituencies of Anya itpak Elementary School.
- A minimum of three years successful elementary teaching experience.
- Master’s degree.
- Licensed in CPR and First Aid.
Computer Skills and Business Equipment:
- Be able to effectively use a computer, with Microsoft Office Software, and a SmartBoard.
- Be able to operate a fax machine, printer, cutter, shape cutter, digital camera, and laminator.
- Supervises and provides guidance and direction to teaching assistants, aides, parent volunteers, and summer youth workers. Maintains professional knowledge by attending mandatory meetings, professional development workshops, and conferences.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities related to Cultural Competence and Equity:
- Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others.
- Ability to establish and nurture an environment that promotes cultural competence and equitable treatment of staff, students, and patrons of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe (FMIT).
- Ability to recognize that each person is a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, run, walk for long periods of time, sit, climb, or balance, taste, and smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. Please review occupational hazard (Caring for Our Children: National Health & Safety Performance Standards).
Anya itpak Elementary School offers: Competitive Wage/Salary; Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits; 401(k) Retirement opportunity; paid sick and personal leave and paid federal holidays; free breakfast and lunch for all students and employees.
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.