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ELA Co-Teacher - IDEA Travis College Prep (24-25)

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School Year: 2024-2025
Location: IDEA Travis College Prep
Region: Permian Basin, TX
Category: Instructional
Job Type: Full-Time

Description

Role Mission: The IDEA Interventionist Co-Teacher intervenes with small groups of students who have identified gaps of 2 or more years in Reading and/or Math with the goal of closing that gap by 2 years in just one school year. The IDEA Interventionist Co-Teacher plays a crucial part in ensuring that all students are prepared to successfully participate in IDEAs AP for All initiative. This is an approach to academic intervention used to provide systematic, and appropriately intensive assistance to children who are at risk for or already underperforming as compared to appropriate grade- or age-level standards. Intervention teachers will use universal screening, Direct Instruction intervention, frequent progress monitoring, and increasingly intensive research-based instruction and interventions for students who continue to have difficulty.

What We Offer

Compensation:

  • Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $17.70for 0 years of experienceand $24.89
  • Hourly co-teachers earnings are paid out over a 12-month period

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Some of the special benefits we offer at IDEA include:

  • Paid Family Leave: Eligible staff may receive up to 8 weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, based on their tenure with the organization and caregiver designation.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Staff members may apply for up to 50% of tuition paid toward a qualifying degree program, up to $5,250 maximum per year subject to manager discretion and budget availability.
  • Employer-Paid Mental/Behavioral Health: 5 face-to-face counseling sessions within a year, unlimited 24/7 telephonic counseling, and other work-life services available at no cost.

Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. IDEA may offer a relocation allowance to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

What You Bring -- Competencies

Qualifications:

  • High level of content proficiency in Math and/or English Language Arts as evidenced by field of study or work experience
  • Education: At least 48 college hours required or bachelors degree from an accredited four-year educational institution required
  • Experience: 1+ year(s) of experience working with children in a classroom or volunteer setting

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of core academic subject assigned and ability to pass an IDEA content assessment
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

What Youll Do -- Accountabilities

Responsibilities:

  • Teach Critical Student Intervention (CSI) small groups consisting of students that are academically at risk in reading and/or math to include students in general education, 504, Response to Intervention, Special Education, and English Language Learners.
  • Work closely with general education teachers in order to coordinate the support they are providing to students requiring intervention.
  • Implement state learning standards and IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious academic expectations
  • Learn, master and deliver relevant content and grade level curriculum, core content objectives and texts
  • Submit weekly lesson plans two weeks in advance for feedback
  • Implement formal and informal assessments to track each individual students progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly and update gradebook weekly
  • Communicate students progress with student and family on a weekly basis
  • Effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication and educational tool to improve student achievement and manage work related tasks.
  • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students character and sense of community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students needs
  • Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions
  • Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development
  • Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week
  • Additional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars

We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:

  • Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all studentsare capable of gettingto and through college
  • Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improvequickly
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes
  • We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students

About IDEA Public Schools

At IDEA Public Schools, we believeeach and everychild can go to college.Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States.

IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Reports top highschoolslists. IDEA serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Southern Louisiana and Florida and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near youwith new launches inJacksonville, FL (2022). Cincinnati, OH (2022),and Arkansas (2023)!

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

Staff Culture and Belonging

At IDEA the Staff Culture and Belonging Team uses our Core Values to promote human connection and a culture of integrity, respect, and belonging for all Team and Family members. Learn more about our Commitment to Core Values here!

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