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Dyslexia/Reading Interventionist Itinerant (205 Days) 2021-2022 School Year

Company: Dallas Independent School District
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

  • Actively engage students in the learning process; plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that meet the needs of individual learners with dyslexia
  • Assist classroom teachers by identifying and providing appropriate reading interventions for students who are not reading on grade level
  • Provide resources and training to school staff and parents regarding dyslexia instruction and identification in the general classroom
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to accommodate curricula as needed for dyslexia students according to guidelines established in the 504 Individual Accommodation Plan
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required
  • Serve as a liaison between campus Section 504 Chairperson and district Section 504 Coordinator and Supervisor
  • Assist with Section 504 compliance at assigned campuses
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement is not an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or in a directly related field
  • Valid Texas teacher certificate; Dyslexia Practitioner or Therapist certification preferred
  • Knowledgeable about federal and state laws and mandates regarding dyslexia student identification, placement, and instruction
  • Knowledgeable about federal laws regarding students with disabilities
  • Knowledgeable about district procedures regarding evaluation and identification of dyslexia
  • Experience working with/teaching children with learning difference
  • Ability to work independently to serve multiple campuses as assigned
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teacher, parents, and administrators
  • Ability to work with various kinds of technology
  • Demonstrated flexibility to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Demonstrated willingness to remain current with the latest developments in the profession

Keywords: Dallas Independent School District, Dallas , Dyslexia/Reading Interventionist Itinerant (205 Days) 2021-2022 School Year, Other , Dallas, Texas

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