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Job Opening: Intervention Specialist - LPS Hayward

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  • Edie Hoffman
    Intervention Specialist LPS Hayward   Think about joining a school and network of effective & passionate educators who are making an extraordinary difference
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 8, 2011
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      Intervention Specialist
      LPS Hayward
      Think about joining a school and network of effective & passionate educators who are making an extraordinary difference in the lives of urban students!  LPS Hayward seeks a self motivated, high achieving, bilingual Intervention Specialist who will coordinate and supervise a cadre of activities, with particular focus on during and after school interventions for low-performing students.  The successful Intervention Specialist combines mentoring knowledge, a track record of success in managing projects, a can-do orientation, and an unrelenting focus on results.
      Leadership Public Schools' mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to develop effective student leaders. The LPS approach - innovation, constant assessment, academic rigor, and commitment to providing individualized learning pathways - is transforming the lives of our students. We offer small schools so that students have more one-on-one time with teachers along with a four year leadership advisory program in which students take responsibility for their lives and improve their community. Our commitment is to take under-prepared students, many who will be first generation college students, and provide a clear realistic path to college.
      Responsibilities: Academic Intervention and Support     
      • Provides a secure environment for students and staff
      • Provides mentoring for students as form of preventative intervention
      • Promotes a strong school culture and school pride
      • Supports the Principal by:
        • Organizing, managing, and accounting for detention system including Saturday School
        • Working with truant students to improve attendance
        • Monitoring and following-up with students
        • Organizing, managing, and accounting for Homework Center
      • Coordinates and facilitates (or establish partnerships with organizations) to have on-campus student counseling support (i.e. gang prevention, anger management, and others based on student need)
      • Coordinates, under the direction of the administrators, peer tutoring program
      • Fulfills other duties as need to support our students.
      • Experience working with urban youth in a school setting
      • Experience with facilitating student groups
      • Mastery in using data to target problems and design solutions
      • Relentless drive to attain results
      • Successful participant in Student Study Teams and the IEP team process preferable
      • Understanding of cultural diversity and experience with diverse youth in an urban area
      • Effective communication with students, parents, teachers, administrators, community, staff, etc
      • Creative and effective problem solving skills
      • Detail oriented
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish); Spanish fluency
      This is an excellent position for someone looking to join a high performing charter school team, deeply committed to excellence for all students. LPS is committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff.  For more information regarding Leadership Public Schools, please visit: www.leadps.org and http://www.leadps.org/our-schools/hayward/

      To apply or receive more information, please send a resume and letter of interest via email or fax to:
      Email: jobs@.... Fax: 510-225-2550

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