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IMMEDIATE Math Intervention Instructional Aide (19-20)

Lighthouse Community Charter Public Schools Oakland, CA
  • Posted: September 18, 2019
  • Full-Time

High School Math Intervention Instructional Aide (19-20)
THE ORGANIZATION
Lighthouse Community Public Schools
Social justice movements come in all shapes, and sizes. Here at Lighthouse Community Public Schools we are engaged in an educational movement that goes beyond our classrooms working to disrupt educational inequities by providing our students and families exceptional educational opportunities every day. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice rooted in EL Education Model, LCPS is a leader in fostering innovative schools achieving exceptional student outcomes where each child is at the center of their own learning. Our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers.
Founded in 2002, LCPS operates a high-achieving K-12 public charter school, and our K-8 sister site, Lodestar, that opened in Fall 2016; serving nearly 1,300 students in East Oakland. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and our graduates fulfill the promise of a better, brighter Oakland. 95% of our graduates, almost all of whom are first-generation college students, are accepted into four-year colleges. We were named the Hart Vision Charter School of the Year in 2013, and the #1 high school for closing achievement gaps for low-income Latino students in 2016. If the work we do here at LCPS appeals to your values regarding quality education for all then please join our movement! Learn more at www.lighthousecharter.org
THE OPPORTUNITY
High School Math Intervention Instructional Aide
Lighthouse Community Charter School is looking for a High School Math Intervention Instructional Aide relentlessly committed to ensuring that traditionally underserved students of color achieve our mission of completing college and securing the career of choice. Lighthouse educators believe that this important mission is not only attainable; it is essential to transforming our Oakland community. The role of the High School Math Intervention Instructional Aide is to provide small group, targeted skills based instruction to students who are not yet proficient in grade level math standards as well as push-in support and collaboration with core math teachers. The Math Intervention Instructional Aide will play a key role on our intervention team and within the math department. The Math Intervention Instructional Aide works collaboratively with classroom teachers and school leadership to ensure that the Lighthouse math intervention programs support all students.
You will embody the following Core Competencies to be an effective change-agent:
Be a visionary, innovative and equity-focused urban educator
Facilitate deeply engaging student-centered learning for adults and students
Demonstrate a keen ability to create, collect and analyze authentic data
Be a strong community builder and team collaborator
Model and foster a growth mindset with agency, persistence and flexibility
Be a collaborative and responsible professional leader
RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach Math Support Skill Based Groups
Implement small group instruction and cycles of intervention/support for High School math students that utilize research-based interventions and instructional strategies and selected curricula aligned with the Response to Intervention (RtI) model for students who have been identified as below grade-level in mathematics.
Implement selected data-based math intervention instruction and progress monitoring tools that result in improved student mathematics achievement.
These responsibilities are both during the school day and during the Out of School Time Program.
Differentiation & Intervention
Support individual student needs through differentiation and intervention including some push-in support for individual or small groups of students, moving through multiple tiers of intervention to "layer on" supports for students who need them:
Tier 1 - Support teachers in providing small group instruction and individual student modifications. Facilitate small group instruction to support student skill development.
Tier 2 - Participate in COST/RTI Team as needed and implement interventions to support students who are not progressing in math. Provide tailored support on a push-in or pull-out basis as appropriate. Facilitate small group instruction to support student skill development.
Tier 3 - Monitor and report on growth; for students who are not progressing continue Tier 1 and 2 interventions and provide data to classroom teacher and Education Specialist to complete a recommendation for Special Education assessment.
Teacher Collaboration
Work with math teachers and math team to identify and track students needing intervention supports
Push in to math core classes to provide targeted intervention and support for individuals and small groups as needed
Assessment and Reporting
Support implementation of math screeners and progress monitoring tools to ensure student placement in skill based instructional groups.
Formative & Summative Assessments:
Employ selected assessment strategies to monitor progress.
Collect and analyze multiple forms of assessment data to track student growth in mathematics.
Progress Reports and Report Cards
Keep a record of intervention students' work and provide to classroom teacher and intervention team to inform ongoing assessment of student progress toward standards.
Regularly communicate with families, school administration, and other faculty student progress toward goals.
Whole Child/Family Communication
Consistently communicate student's academic and character progress with families, both growth and needs on an informal and formal basis in conjunction with classroom teachers.
May lead a grade-level Crew (advisory), supporting students academic and socio-emotional needs through deliberate cultivation of a peer community that ensures all students are known well, as schedule allows.
Professional Learning Community & Collaboration
Work effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary teams to implement academic services for students in need of intervention.
Use common planning time and professional development time as scheduled to collaborate with classroom teachers to differentiate for and support students with specific learning needs; collaborate with Middle School Math teachers to improve intervention program; collaborate with K-12 staff and other interventionists as appropriate.
Comply with all school obligations, policies, and expectations, including abiding by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect.
Exhibit the highest level of professionalism and urgency driven by understanding of our student and community needs.
Additional Duties, as assigned by Supervisor
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
B.A. or B.S. required
Experience teaching or tutoring secondary mathematics or math intervention for middle or high school students (Algebra 2, Trigonometry, PreCalculus).
Knowledge of the CCSS in Mathematics, preferred
2+ years successfully serving urban youth in an education setting (school, after school, tutoring program, summer school or program, etc.)
Experience working in a progressive school model a plus
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
TIME COMMITMENT
This is a full-time 11-month salaried non-exempt role. 200-day work year for 11-month employees with 23 student-free days for professional learning and collaboration with colleagues and families Start date as soon as possible.
Common Building Hours: All teachers are expected to be present from 9:30am to 6:00pm daily with one for staff professional development.
SUPERVISION
This position reports to HS Assistant Principal.
OUR COMPENSATION PACKAGE:
At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we take good care of our employees. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a competitive salary and generous health and retirement benefits (100% employee health coverage/50% for dependents; 8% employer-matching for retirement program; medical and dependent FSA).
TO APPLY:
People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should submit:
Resume
Cover Letter--Describing why you are an optimal fit for this position and your philosophy of teaching that describes how your instruction and leadership would support students achieving the Lighthouse mission
3 references with Name, Email, Phone Number and Title/nature of working-relationship
Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.
Lighthouse Community Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

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