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[New Job Vacancy] High School Reading Interventionist – Southwest (2022-23) job in KIPP Foundation, (Denver, CO) – Jobs in Denver, CO

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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
KIPP Foundation
Position Name :-
High School Reading Interventionist – Southwest (2022-23)
Company Location :-
Denver, CO
Job Category :
 Education jobs

Full Job Description :-
Company Description

About KIPP: Together with families and communities, KIPP creates joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. KIPP is a national network of tuition-free, public charter schools open to all students. There are 255 college-preparatory KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 100,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating four-year colleges at three times the national average for low-income students.
Who we are: KIPP Colorado Schools (KIPP CO) is a network of six high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools. Our 300-person staff educates 2,500 students in grades 9-12 at KIPP Denver Collegiate High School and KIPP Northeast Denver Leadership Academy, grades 5-8 at KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy and KIPP Northeast Denver Middle School, and grades Early Childhood Education (ECE)-4 through 4th grade at KIPP Northeast Elementary. In 2019, KIPP Sunshine Peak Elementary became our newest elementary school educating students from ECE-3 through 4th grade. Our alumni community is supported by KIPP Forward, which is our comprehensive support program for our 808 high school alumni who are charting their own paths. Learn more about our student and family experience here.
What we do: We believe in the unique gifts and brilliance of every student. We believe in setting a high bar for joy and academic excellence to ensure the infinite possibilities our students have before them become a reality. We aspire to create and reinforce a culture of achievement, belonging and support. We know that every student is different and we personalize learning based on a student’s needs, skills, and interests.

Job Description

About the Reading Interventionist Role: The Interventionist is the instructional leader on campus responsible for driving the literacy mission of a KIPP Colorado school by developing and executing programs that enable students to make 1.5-2.0 years of academic growth each academic year. The Reading Interventionist will manage and organize the school’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) program for reading, stay current with best practices for literacy instruction to educate staff, create and teach intervention groups, and support English Language Learners. This is a full-time position and will report directly to the school leader. The Reading Interventionist will work to implement the KIPP Colorado Instructional Vision for English Language Arts, PreK–12. The position is a 10-month academic position.
Key responsibilities related to reading intervention include, but are not limited to:
Assessment/Goal Setting/Progress Monitoring

Coordinate and facilitate the school’s literacy intervention programming
Coordinate literacy assessment and data collection for all students
Interpret all results to determine targeted grouping and programming for students and manage the school-, teacher-, and student-facing goal setting process for reading growth and proficiency
Schedule push-/pull-out support with English-language arts teachers for students who require literacy remediation
Frequently communicate with key stakeholders, and the entire staff when appropriate, the progress students have made in reading
Plan, prepare, and deliver rigorous Tier 2 and Tier 3 reading intervention classes, specifically targeting students’ reading needs (decoding, fluency, comprehension, etc.) and supporting English Language Learners (ELLs)
Work closely with Learning Support teachers to provide learning materials, resources, and support in order to differentiate instruction in core classes

Lead Reading Intervention with Students and Support other Staff Members with Intervention

Execute targeted research-based reading instruction daily with students
Provide targeted professional development to staff members participating in reading intervention
Provide coaching to staff members who are participating in intervention programming.

Additional Literacy Duties

Frequently communicate with key stakeholders, and the entire staff when appropriate, the progress students have made in reading
Coordinate and facilitate the school’s independent reading program
Other duties as assigned by school leader

Additional Duties

Manage English Language Development programming
Team with other Literacy Interventionists and members of the Data and Academics Team to build out vertically- and horizontally-aligned programming and act as a professional learning community
Other duties, such as meeting Denver Public Schools and READ Act compliance requirements, as determined by the school leader


Bachelors degree required
Strong preference for candidates with prior experience in a charter school environment
ELL, Special Education, or Reading Specialist experience and training preferred
Specialized advanced training in reading preferred
At least 4 years of literacy teaching experience preferred
Expertise in assessing reading levels based on fluency and comprehension
Training and experience with MTSS/Response to Intervention and research-based reading interventions
Knowledge of best practices in reading comprehension and decoding instruction to diverse learners
Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage the ambiguity and multiple priorities inherent in an entrepreneurial environment
Proactive problem-solver who demonstrates initiative
Demonstrated ability to work well with others and build relationships across teams
Strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to one’s work
Commitment to the belief that all students can learn and to the mission of educational equity

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range is $51,000 – $89,000 and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits package including medical, dental, and vision
Employee Assistance Program
Participation in PERA
Paid family or medical leave of absence
Paid time off
Relocation reimbursement (when applicable)
Stipend opportunities
Wellness reimbursement
Voluntary employee, spousal, and child life insurance
Voluntary long term disability insurance
Voluntary short term disability insurance
Optional 401(k)
Optional Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
All staff members are issued a laptop computer and cell phone.
Numerous professional growth and leadership opportunities within KIPP Colorado Schools

KIPP Colorado Schools is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and fair labor practices. KIPP Colorado Schools, KIPP Denver Collegiate High School, KIPP Northeast Denver Middle School, KIPP Northeast Elementary, KIPP Northeast Denver Leadership Academy, KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy and KIPP Sunshine Peak Elementary provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications, and the ability to perform a job without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religious creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, legally protected medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, or on any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. It is our policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

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