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Middle School Reading Interventionist

Company: Choice Schools
Location: Southfield
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Bradford Academy strives to instill the qualities of character, excellence, creativity and service into our students as they become prepared, global leaders.
Bradford Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Discovery of oneself through cultural experiences
  • Development of individual purpose that nurtures success
  • Leadership in personal responsibility, service and dignity
  • Achievement based on ethics and integrity

    Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

    OPEN POSITIONS:

    Middle School Reading Interventionist

    Supporting students in grades 6th-8th!

    Bradford Academy

    24218 Garner Street
    Southfield, MI 48033

    (248)351-0000

    ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION:
    • Accepts responsibility for the achievement of students.
    • Works with students in order to increase reading test scores.
    • Spends time in classrooms as well with individual students helping with reading lessons.
    • Conducts reading assessments, analyzes student achievement data, and develops interventions.
    • Guides the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals and implementation of personal learning plans of students.
    • Works collaboratively with classroom teachers.
    • Demonstrates effective planning and organization for instruction.
    • Selects appropriate materials for implementation of the curriculum and adapts materials and methods to the learning styles and abilities of students.
    • Uses creative instructional methods and procedures and adapts effectively to unusual situations.
    • Motivates students to achieve at their highest level of ability and potential through classroom activities, assignments, relationships, participation, and feedback; holds high expectations and demonstrates sensitivity to different learning styles.
    • Uses resources effectively to support learning activities in the classroom, the Academy, and the community.
    • Demonstrates exceptional classroom techniques, which include the art of questioning, clarity of assignments, communicating, an atmosphere of mutual respect, independent thought and expression, and student and teacher experiences in large and small groups.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

      CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT:
      • Works cooperatively with guardians and generates guardians' confidence.
      • Demonstrates genuine concern for students in a climate characterized by high personal and student expectations.
      • Promotes responsible citizenship through one's actions as a role model.
      • Provides a classroom atmosphere based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual children, and the development of responsible citizenship.

        STUDENT ACQUISITION & RETENTION:
        • Shares responsibility for marketing the Academy in the community.

          PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & LEADERSHIP:
          • Participates in the development of policies and regulations that affect instruction and the conditions of success.
          • Reads and communicates new developments and research in reading to administration and classroom teachers.
          • Uses technology effectively for instruction, record keeping, communication and other administrative tasks.
          • Shares responsibility for professional, cooperative staff relations and for out-of-class activities important to the operation of the Academy.
          • Conducts themselves according to professional and ethical principles.
          • Continually strives to improve classroom methods, teaching techniques, and interpersonal relationships.
          • Displays personal qualities, which reflect favorably upon the individual, the group, and the Academy.
          • Displays pride in being an employee and a member of the Academy.
          • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Principal.

            FACILITIES
            • Assumes responsibility for the orderliness of the learning environment and the appropriate and safe use of instructional facilities and equipment.

              QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE
              • Minimum Requirements:
                • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with endorsements in appropriate grade and subject levels. Except as otherwise provided by law, the Academy shall use certificated teachers according to state board rule. Language Arts, Reading (BT) or Reading Specialist (BR) endorsement preferred.
                • Minimum of a bachelor's degree.
                • Demonstrated competence as a teacher in all areas of focus.
                • Able to use technology as an instructional tool in the classroom, as a means of analyzing academic achievement data, and as a tool to aid effective communications.
                • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
                • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
                • Strong interpersonal skills.

                  Desired Requirements:
                  • Master's degree.
                  • Experience working with At-Risk students.
                    JOB GOAL

                    To promote enhanced reading instruction and student learning by helping teachers develop more effective reading teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards as well as sharing research addressing how students learn reading. This position will support and uphold the mission and vision of the academy.

                    TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM
                    To apply, please visit:

                    Once on this website, if applying from a computer the start of the application is to the right of your screen under "Apply Now". If on your mobile device, please scroll to the bottom of the job posting to view the first step of the application under "Apply Now".

                    Please contact Erin Sangalli, Director of HR, directly with questions at

                    Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

                    Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit for more information. EEOC

Keywords: Choice Schools, Southfield , Middle School Reading Interventionist, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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