Hoover Elementary School

Melrose Public Schools

Melrose, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3065980
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Title: METCO Academic Interventionist

  • Certified Elementary Education, Reading, or Special Education
  • Previous experience in elementary education
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check (C.O.R.I.) and fingerprint check
Reports To: Building Principal

Job Goal:The Academic Interventionist will provide reading, writing, and mathematics instruction to an identified at-risk population. They will work with the principal and the classroom teachers to design and teach intervention lessons that meet the specific needs of small groups or individual students.

Work Year: These are one year positions with continued employment for subsequent years dependent on funding availability.

Salary/Benefits: Hourly rate, $27 an hour, 18.5 hours per week

Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Provide intervention services to at-risk children in literacy and math in order to support academic growth.
  2. Participate with principal and the classroom teachers to design appropriate academic supports to meet student needs.
  3. Assist in administering appropriate testing of students and the analysis of results.
  4. Meet with principal and classroom teachers to share observations of student performance and progress.
  5. Maintain a database for tracking and assessing interventions and student progress.
  6. Provide direct Tier II services within the classroom and/or small group settings.
  7. Collaborate with colleagues to improve curriculum and instructional effectiveness for all students.
  8. Participate in professional growth opportunities
  9. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Principal or the Superintendent.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Must possess the ability to:
  1. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school personnel and students.
  2. Communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form.
  3. Use appropriate tiered intervention programs in reading, writing, and math to instruct at risk students.
  4. Ensure those strategies used support Melrose’s curricula goals.
Specialty Areas:
  1. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  2. Strong organizational and planning skills.
  3. Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups.
  4. Knowledge of curriculum and instructional best practices.
  5. Willingness to work a modified/flexible schedule.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
The physical and environmental demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  1. Ability to work in a normal classroom and school building environment.
  2. Ability to move freely about the building to perform duties with students and teachers.
  3. Ability to utilize computers and other administrative technologies appropriate to the position.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Welcome to Hoover Elementary School!

    Mission Statement/Philosophy

    We believe that a child's sense of wonder and joy of learning is fostered through our educational program. Every child receives high quality, well-rounded instruction that maximizes his/her academic potential and builds self-esteem. Each child learns to work independently as well as in the spirit of cooperation at our school. A child's social, emotional, and academic growth is facilitated by our highly-qualified staff of professional teachers. We believe that each child benefits from the Hoover's active partnerships with family and community. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Melrose Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Current Massachusetts licensure in subject matter required.

      Applications accepted through School Spring ONLY.

      NO phone calls please.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Christina DiCalogero , Principal
    • 37 Glendower Road
    • Melrose, Massachusetts 02176

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