Dysart USD 89 (learn more)

El Mirage, Arizona (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3728252
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: December 16, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description









Academic Instruction






Certified Salary Schedule






SUMMARY: The K-8 Interventionist is a master teacher of small group intervention instruction. The focus of the interventionist is to instruct a student centered system of intervention that effectively works to close the gaps in reading and/or math. The goal of the interventionist is to support the RTI program and prevent students from being placed in other support services.



  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of scientifically based reading and math instruction.
  • Understands the purpose and specifics of core reading and math programs.
  • Understands and effectively uses direct, explicit, systematic reading and math instruction that is aligned with scientifically based research.
  • Understands and interprets assessment data, both formal and informal, to inform instructional decisions and flexible student grouping.
  • Ensures that instructional decisions are based on analysis.
  • Designs effective intervention lessons.
  • Frequently monitors progress of students receiving intervention services, in order to adjust instructional practice and student grouping.
  • Communicates and collaborates with classroom teachers about alignment between classroom instruction and intervention.
  • Attends trainings that come with any and all publisher trainings.
  • Supports the site level intervention plan through facilitation and/or participation at in-services, grade level team meetings, and staff meetings.
  • Collaborates with technical assistance providers.
  • Participates as member of the school data teams.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors.
  • Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.


  • Valid Arizona teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s).
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (AZ IVP FPCC).


  • Three years of experience in K-8 instruction.
  • Three to five years of experience in teaching diverse learners.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children having difficulty learning.
  • Experience working with individual teachers and site based teams.
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Reading and interpreting general documents such as employee handbooks and safety/training manuals.
  • Writing general correspondence and speak effectively with others.
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Principles and practices of program administration.
  • Basic principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
  • Principles and techniques of effective oral presentations.
  • Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
  • Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.


  • Applying reason to research and solving moderately complex issues with little or no assistance.
  • Interpreting an assortment of instructions furnished in variable forms.
  • Performing basic original research to assist with developing teaching plans and instructional materials.
  • Maintaining and updating documentation.
  • Organizing and maintaining records, files and program information.
  • Gathering data, analyzing findings and applying logic and reason.
  • Authoring and preparing original reports, documents and presentations.
  • Researching industry trends, solutions and best practices.
  • Maintaining confidentiality.
  • Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
  • Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class require:  stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. 


Working Conditions:  Work is routinely performed in an indoor classroom environment.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Dysart Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Dysart Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Dysart USD HR Department
    • 15802 North Parkview Place
    • Surprise, Arizona 85374

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