Highline Academy Charter School ( learn more )

Denver , CO ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890868
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 8, 2018

Job Description

At Highline Academy we are seeking dedicated individuals to collaborate with high-caliber teachers that share our passion and commitment for inclusive excellence in education and in meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of all students in order to close the achievement gap.


We would love to have you join the Highline Academy Come grow with us!



Now Accepting Resumes For our Northeast campus for: 


Elementary Math and Literacy Interventionists supporting K - 5

  • The Interventionist will have groups that will vary between 4 and 6 kids.
  • This postion is set up to be a pull out/push in intervention

Interventionists are a key piece to closing the achievement gap and setting the tone and community expectations with their students each day. 


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Building positive relationships with their students and also hold them to high expectations.
  • Managing their groups with positive proactive systems and strong rituals and routines.
  • Using normed data points (ie iReady) to identify students who should receive intervention services.
  • Do additional testing on identified students to determine the appropriate focus for intervention to close the gap of students.
  • Providing targeted intervention to students in their selected groups four times a week.
  • Measuring student growth and intervention effectiveness.
  • Progress monitor students throughout intervention block to ensure students are making progress on intervention target goal. 
  • Overseeing the SIT process at Highline Academy.
  • Responsible for communicating the SIT process to teachers, helping teachers in understanding forms, and collecting forms from teachers.
  • Responsible for communicating with parents, teachers, administration, and any other necessary parties about student concerns and needs.
  • Responsible for any subsequent meetings that are needed as the student moves through the SIT process, continuing communication with parents and classroom teachers, and involving SIT at the appropriate point in the MTSS process.


What you’ll value about Highline:

  •  Differentiated instruction through smaller targeted classes and performance grouping
  •  Mentor partnerships designed to sustain and promote growth among teachers and faculty alike
  •  Flexibility and support to implement innovative approaches to pedagogy
  •  Regular observations designed to support and meet your individualized goals
  •  School-wide professional development designed to meet faculty goals on a weekly basis
  •  A community that embraces each individual’s contributions
  •  Exceptional team synergy
  •  Active partnership between our school community and families


What we value in our candidates:

  • Dedication and passion for the individualized needs of students in order to close achievement gaps
  • An appreciation for diversity with respect for student needs by differentiating instruction
  • Relentless desire to reflect, improve, and grow as an educator
  • Open to innovation in order to best meet student needs
  • A willingness to do “whatever it takes”
  • Ability and enthusiasm for collaboration
  • Successful experiences working with diverse populations
  • Exemplifying our core values using Highline’s Collaborative Norms

Skills and Qualities Sought

  • Experience building in checks for understanding
  • Very strong communication skills, as the interventionist will manage a lot of communication both with teachers and with parents. 
  • Individual who seeks a fast-paced environment committed to meeting student needs.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and seeking honest feedback
  • Strong data driven competence and management
  • High capacity individual willing to do “whatever it takes”
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and able to continuously adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Experience in backwards design
  • Excitement about utilizing National Common Core Standards.
  • Working knowledge of standards based education
  • Strong classroom management
  • Collaborative skills
  • ELA-T Certification a plus
  • Bilingual not required but a plus


  • ESSA and Highly Qualified compliant
  • Urban experience preferred
  • Elementary experience with small groups


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Contact Information

    • Recruiting Team at Highline Academy
    • 2170 S Dahlia St
    • Denver, Colorado 80222

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