PreK Intervention Specialist

At Doulos Discovery School we are committed to providing a high quality education to students from all socio-economic backgrounds and discipling them to use their education in pursuit of their vocation to impact the world around them, becoming the next generation of Dominican leaders.

As a Crew, we view our vocation as our calling and work to support one another as a body of believers.  We are a relational community that values and respects our Crew in some of the ways listed below.

  • We are committed to the spiritual health of our Crew, including morning prayer, staff devotionals and Days of Solitude as a part of our yearly routines.
  • We strive for multi-cultural unity; therefore we provide language classes free of charge for all Crew members
  • We value staff development, both on and off campus. We offer continued education credits as a part of our incentives package and encourage our Crew to pursue additional opportunities, equipping themselves in the best way(s) possible.

Position Summary

Provide high quality academic remediation instruction for all K-5 classes. Complete benchmark assessments and utilize data to determine student needs and groups for pull out intervention.  

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage a supportive, innovative, hands-on environment conducive to student learning
  • Plan and implement lessons that provide re-teaching and expansion of skills students are identified as lacking
  • Identify clear learning targets for each lesson that are written in student friendly language and articulate desired student outcomes
  • Establish and maintain an effective classroom behavior management plan
  • Maintain a system of monitoring, assessing, record-keeping and reporting student progress towards mastery of standards  
  • Demonstrate commitment and passion to continuous growth as an expert in the field of education and within your content area
  • Possess high and clear expectations for self and students, holding students accountable to diligence in their responsibilities and believing that all students are capable of learning at a high level
  • Disciple students, getting to know them both inside and outside of school with the purpose of encouraging, instructing, and correcting them as disciples of Christ
  • Engage parents and families through regular communication regarding student progress toward standards
  • Form relationships with colleagues that lead to collaboration, growth, accountability and consistency across curriculum
  • Utilize ESL (English as Second Language)/SSL (Spanish as Second Language) teaching strategies  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from recognized college or university in education, ministry or related field with up to date teaching credentials
  • Possess an intimate and mature relationship with Jesus Christ and is prepared to disciple students and teach weekly devotionals
  • Seeking committed and dynamic teachers preferably with experience in RtI and/or experience as a lead teacher or mentor
  • Strong history of achievement in academic, professional, extracurricular, and/or volunteer settings
  • Superior organizational ability, including planning well and managing responsibilities effectively
  • Perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to adapt to changing environments, and a strong desire to do whatever it takes to improve and develop
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, including the ability to accurately link cause and effect and to generate relevant solutions to problems
  • Passionate about providing high quality education to students from all economic backgrounds and dedicated to student achievement
  • Preferably bilingual
  • Respect for individuals’ diverse experiences and the ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds; experience working in a cross cultural setting
  • Be flexible and respond in grace when unforeseen situation require your assistance

Doulos Crew Environment         “We are crew, not passengers”

  • Carry and conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ and consistent with DDS beliefs
  • Report directly to the Vice Principal
  • Supported by Coordinator of Methods and Curriculum to ensure student mastery of standards and curriculum development
  • Attend weekly staff devotionals, showing commitment to deepen relationship with Christ

  • Participate in biweekly meetings with grade level teams of 4-5 teachers to foster collaboration and communication
  • Engage with Grade Level Leader regarding questions, initiatives and additional support

  • Participate in and assist with staff professional development opportunities
  • Always available for possible substitute teaching
  • Be present, professional and punctual for all required staff meetings and school events  (ie. business meetings, expedition nights, outdoor education events, etc.)