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Adams 12 Five Star Schools Academic Interventionist Pool - (School Year 2024-2025) in THORNTON, Colorado

Academic Interventionist Pool - (School Year 2024-2025) JobID: 10126

  • Position Type:

    Dean/Inst Coach/Interventionist/TOSA/Coordinator

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Educational Support Center

  • Date Available:


  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled



FTE: 1.0


JOB CODE: 3112



Adams 12 Five Star Schools is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. We commit to eliminate the predictability of who is included in excellence and who is not. Adams 12 Five Star Schools puts students first and supports our district's mission toelevate student success for every student every day in every classroom.Candidates who can contribute to our goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

SUMMARY: To develop, implement, and assess intervention instruction for students through the use of best practices in literacy and math instruction, including conducting weekly progress monitoring and data analysis of students' progress. Ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers and all support staff is inherent to this position in an effort to build instructional capacity in the area of literacy and math among staff. Tha Academic Interventionist will work with the district literacy and math team, the Literacy director and the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and school stakeholders to increase student achievement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Demonstrate and maintain a learner mindset and disposition for working with students needing additional academic support in order to be successful in the classroom.

Design and implement intervention instruction for individual students or small groups of students aligned to district intervention model. Use data to inform instruction and engage in collaborative decision-making.

Collaborate with team members and district leadership to enhance intervention instruction, build capacity among colleagues, and achieve the district goals. This includes regularly receiving feedback and participating in video lesson study.

Apply knowledge of current standards and research and topics in the areas of reading and math instruction.

Demonstrate and maintain productive and positive interpersonal skills.

Meet the needs of diverse learners.

Use a variety of formal and informal assessment tools, including application and analysis of reading assessments such as PALS, KPALS, MAP, Running Records, Math Recovery Assessments, Advantage Assessments, and daily formative and summative EM4 assessments.

Together, with school stakeholders, develop, implement and review READ plans and district literacy plans for students as needed.

Create a safe, supportive and effective learning environment for students.

Attend all interventionist team trainings and collaboration sessions

Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required: math and/or reading focus preferred. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience required.

  • Reading Specialist, Reading Recovery, Interactive Strategies Approach, Orton Gillingham, Wilson, Fundations and/or Math Recovery/Advantage Math cerification /training/experience preferred.

  • Successful experience working with adult learner preferred.


  • Criminal background check required for hire.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate Colorado Educator License.

  • Willingness to pursue a Reading Specialist Endorsement and Math Recovery Certification.

  • Ability to travel among school locations.


  • Salary placement on ourCertified Salary schedule ( is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience

  • Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.

  • For further explanation of salary placement please refer to ourCertified Master ( Agreement that can be found on our district website.

Internal Candidates Only:

13.2.5 Voluntary transfers that occur fifteen working days before the start of the school year and until the end of the school year shall happen once the position being vacated has been filled, for a duration of no more than four weeks. This four week time period could be adjusted in consultation with the educator, current and receiving supervisor and with approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Association President.


Adams 12 Five Star Schools is committed to providing an environment that promotes a healthy employee population able to serve our students at the highest level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).

To learn more about our benefits including paid time off, please see ourBenefits Overview ( .

Rev 7/22