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Temporary 1.0 FTE Middle School Language Arts and Math Interventionist - Multiple Positions

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Bethel School District #52, Oregon

Bethel School District in Eugene, OR is actively seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple full-time middle school Language Arts and Math Interventionist positions for the 2022-23 school year.

We are actively recruiting the best candidates for teaching positions, especially those from non-traditional backgrounds. Bilingual and/or bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive preferential consideration.

We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet all of the qualifications or do not currently possess a teaching license. If you have questions about teacher licensure, please contact Remie Calalang, Human Resources Director, by email or phone, 541.689.3280.

Nature of Work
The LA & Math Interventionists will support students in grades 6-8 in the areas of reading and math skills development. These interventionists will work directly with building teams to provide differentiated reading and math instruction to students over the course of the year. The Interventionist will provide systematic and explicit instruction, which builds students’ literacy or math skills using research based curriculum and culturally responsive teaching that is academically rigorous, addresses the Oregon state standards in Language Arts and Mathematics, and enhances students’ engagement and ownership of their learning.

Bethel Schools are committed to creating safe, caring, mutually respectful environments where all students are honored and valued for their diverse cultural backgrounds, strengths and abilities in every instructional practice and school activity to support academic achievement and student success.

Position Responsibilities and Examples of Job Duties
• Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
• Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
• Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
• Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
• Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
• Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goal establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
• Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
• Strives to implement by instruction and action the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
• Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
• Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of District specialists as required.
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
• Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulation.
• Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
• Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
• Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional assistant(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performances.
• Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
• Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
• Other duties, as assigned

Essential Qualifications—Skills and Knowledge
• Provide individual and small group instruction to meet individual needs and help students make satisfactory progress in the areas of reading and writing.
• Develop and use instructional materials suitable for verbal or visual instruction of pupils with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturities.
• Evaluate academic and social growth of students and maintain appropriate records.
• Participate on grade level data teams and use data to plan for instruction.
• Communicate with parents and staff to promote best learning opportunities for students.
• Work with other staff as a part of a team to provide the best instruction possible to students.
• Actively engage in curriculum and/or faculty committees as required.

General Performance Requirements
• Perform duties in a courteous, efficient and culturally sensitive manner that builds confidence of staff, students, and the public.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school personnel, parents, students, and the public; work collaboratively as a team member.
• Maintain regular attendance at work and work-related activities and is punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.
• Carry out work responsibilities with strong organizational skills effectively under pressure of deadlines, difficult situations, interruptions, and new or emergent conditions.
• Respect confidential information and the privacy of students, staff, and families.
• Develop job skills necessary to meet changes and demands of the position and profession.
• Maintain a strong equity stance in practices and approaches to student achievement, curriculum, policy, instruction and programs.
Qualifications
The requirements and qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and abilities required for successful job performance. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
• Hold or be eligible for Oregon Teaching Certification with Middle School level authorization
• Ability to establish positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
• Proficient in Trauma Informed Practices and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) including Growth Mindset.
• Proficient in the use of educational technology.
New staff must be fully vaccinated to meet the COVID-19 vaccine mandate or have an approved exception.

Applicants need to submit the following with their application:
• Cover letter
• Current résumé
• 3 current letters of reference, preferably from current and previous evaluator
• Please note that faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
About Bethel
With approximately 5,500 students in 11 schools, Bethel School District is committed to excellence in every aspect of its operation. Bethel School District is located in northwest Eugene in Oregon’s picturesque Willamette Valley. Approximately two hours south of Portland, Eugene is home to the University of Oregon and enjoys a mild climate, wonderful recreation opportunities, and a friendly atmosphere.
The Bethel community is centered around its schools and has demonstrated a high degree of trust in the school district. A $99.3 million bond measure was approved in November 2020 with a 66% Yes vote. It is the largest bond in District History. This follows a $49.5 million bond in 2012 that was approved with a 73% Yes vote. Bethel School District employees are proud of being part of what is affectionately known as the Bethel Family.

Bethel believes in supporting the whole child and offers
• Counseling, Music, and PE Specialists in every school
• Free breakfast for all students, K - 12
• Middle School Robotics, Culinary and Digital Design programs
• Robust Career and Technical Education and college courses at Willamette HS
• Farm-to-school experiences for students through the Bethel Farm
• Trauma-informed and Restorative Practices implemented in K -12
• Sources of Strength supported throughout the District
To apply, please follow the link to TalentEd Recruit and Hire.

If you are an in-district employee and wish to be considered for this position please indicate your interest in writing to Remie Calalang, Human Resources Director, by 4:00 p.m. on June 8, 2022.

For information regarding this position please email Remie Calalang, Assistant Superintendent at remie.calalang@bethel.k12.or.us or Kee Zublin, Director of Teaching and Learning at kee.zublin@bethel.k12.or.us .