feedback and support

Apply for job
New Frontiers Public Schools, Inc. Job posting 50163
4018 South Presa, SAN ANTONIO, Texas, 78223 Job posted as of Apr 09, 2018 until Until Filled
Job Title
Reading Intervention Teacher
District Name
New Frontiers Public Schools, Inc.
Posted on
Apr 09, 2018
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description

Primary Role and Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.  Help students develop the skills necessary to be a productive member of society.



Candidate must demonstrate knowledge in the program areas of ESL, Compensatory Education, Tile I and Dyslexia.



·        Masters degree preferred but not required

·        Bachelor degree required

·        Texas Teacher Certification EC - 6, 6-8, Reading Content/ELAR



·        Understanding of subjects assigned.

·        Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction.

·        Capable of instructing students and managing their behavior.

·        Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.



·        Minimum of 2 years teaching experience– preferred


Responsibilities and Duties:

·        Kinder – 8th Grade Reading Coach for Instructional Staff, with an emphasis in 3rd and 4th grades

·        Support and guide reading teacher with responsibilities

·        Instruct students in grades k-8 who are in need of intense instructional support and foundational guides which appear to be lacking due to evidence in lack of progress


Instructional Strategies

·        Design, write and collaborate lesson plans that conform to the charter's curriculum. Ensure written plans are available for review and turned in weekly to Campus Administration.

·        Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles.

·        Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, charter policies and administrative regulations.

·        Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs.

·        Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments.

·        Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met.

·        Collaborate with staff to determine the charter requirement for the instructional goals, objectives, and methods. 


Growth and Development

·        Help students assess and enhance their study methods and habits.

·        Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success.

·        Coordinate and manage extracurricular duties as assigned.  Sponsor outside activities approved by the charter principal.

·        Serve as an example for students, support mission of charter.


Classroom Management and Organization

·        Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in the physical, social and emotional development of students.

·        Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook.

·        Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

·        Provide input on book, equipment and material selection.



·        Establish communication rapport with parents, students, principals and teachers through conferences.

·        Confer with Director of Special Programs on all updates and curriculum issues occurring within the reading programs.

·        Create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

·        Present information accurately through clear communication skills.



·        Enrich job skills through professional development activities.

·        Attend off-campus workshops and conferences to enhance and maintain up to date knowledge of current reading programs, methodologies and compliance issues.



·        Keep up to date on and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

·        Gather, manage and file all reports, records and other documents required.

·        Be active in faculty meetings and assist in staff committees as necessary.


Supervisory Responsibilities

·        None required, however instructional support and guidance given to K-5 teachers for reading intervention.


Additional Job-Related Duties:

·        Maintain control in stressful situations

·        Extended hours may be required

Additional Information
Experience:  3+ years