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Georgia Connections Academy - Middle School Reading Interventionist, 2021-2022 School Year

Company: Connections Academy
Location: Duluth
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company SummaryAt Connections Academy,wehelp studentsmaximize their potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program.Foundedin 2001,wedeliverahigh-quality,online educationalexperience tostudents in grades K-12.Our innovative and personalizede-learning, an award-winningcurriculumand Education Management System (EMS), dedicated state-certified teachers, and a supportive school communityare what we pride ourselves on.In addition to academics, teachers focus on emotional well-being and social development, working closely with families to help students learn how they learn best.Parents of enrolled students consistently share their satisfaction with Connections Academy: 92% "would recommend the schools to other families" and 95% say the curriculum is "high quality."As of thisyear,Connections Academy-supported public schoolsserve students in 29states,whileourprivate online school, Pearson Online Academy meets the online school needs of students worldwide. Recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Academy is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Academy is part of the global learning company, Pearson, and its Online & Blended Learning group. For more information, visitwww.ConnectionsAcademy.comor call1-800-382-6010 .School SummaryGeorgia Connections Academy is a tuition-free, full-time virtual school for students in grades 5-12 throughout Georgia. The school is authorized by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission and governed by an independent Board of Directors, with a mission to maximize academic achievement for students who are seeking other academic options. The school is operated by Georgia Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Academy of Georgia, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED, and GACA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesWorking from our office in Duluth, Georgia, or from your home in Georgia, the Reading Interventionist is responsible for supporting student achievement and success in the area of English Language Arts, with special attention to reading fluency and comprehension. The Reading Interventionist will utilize data to develop and implement small group and individual instruction. They will be responsible for monitoring, reporting and communicating student progress. Additionally, they will be expected to participate in both in-person and virtual student-centered activities and events.Job functions:Provides high quality instruction to individual students and small groupsUses data to provide instruction to students and to bring their skills to grade-levelCollaborates with teachers, administration, and families to help identify best practices for individual and small groups of studentsUses identified research-based interventions focusing specifically on individual student needMaintains data-based documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progressProvides data to school teams and participates in decisions about student progressCommunicates with teachers, administration, and families regarding student progressAssists with identifying students for placement into intervention groupsParticipates in RTI meetings with teachers, administration, and families to discuss student placement and progressProvides diagnostic assessments for students as neededProvides input for program developmentSupports implementation of assessment tools and data management systemsSupports grade level teachers in what they are teaching in order to provide further instruction as neededTeach and monitor the Reading Enrichment coursesOther duties as assignedRequirementsAbility to work full-time hours from Monday through FridayHighly qualified and certified to teach Middle School English/Language Arts in Georgia (appropriate to grade level and content area responsibilities)Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs)Excellent communication skills, both oral and writtenStrong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environmentTeam player track record; ability to collaborateCustomer focused approachAbility to work independently and remotelyWillingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require overnight travel)Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some familiesGeorgia Connections Academy strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

Keywords: Connections Academy, Roswell , Georgia Connections Academy - Middle School Reading Interventionist, 2021-2022 School Year, Other , Duluth, Georgia

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