High School Reading Interventionist

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U Prep teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner,contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community.

Desired Competencies:

  • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and assessmentAARI experience
  • Experience with Adolescent Accelerated Reading Initiative (AARI) or a comparable program
  • Mission-driven, connecting the overall teaching strategy to the goals of U Prep Schools
  • Ability to nurture and sustain high-quality teaching
  • Experience in building positive relationships with colleagues, students, and parents
  • Ability to make decisions in a strategic way balancing building strong relationships and maintaining high academic rigor
  • Courage to make decisions in support of academic and cultural goals while maintaining a steady pulse of team and school goals
  • Meticulous organization and use of time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Works closely with principal to create and lead an effective Data Team within the school
  • Utilizes data to implement learning model and modify instructional practices and daily lesson plans as needed
  • Utilizes effective instructional practices responding to the needs of each student in the learning community

Curriculum/Learning Model

  • Implements recommendations and best practices acquired through professional development, continuing
  • education, observation, coaching, and evaluation
  • Seeks opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge
  • Actively contributes to a professional community that focuses on instruction and high student achievement
  • Desire to teach in an urban environment

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary duties and areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following

Professional Development

Must meet highly qualified criteria in content area taught, which includes certificate endorsement in the

appropriate area(s);

  • Must have and maintain valid Michigan teaching certificate;
  • Bachelors’ degree or higher
  • Coordinates curriculum within the team and school
  • Integrates all aspects of the learning model into classroom procedures, instruction

School Culture

  • Ensures a safe, supportive, and productive environment for students
  • Sets and maintains high academic expectations for students
  • Implements effective student discipline, conflict resolution, and helpful student support services
  • Promotes teamwork within the learning community
  • Demonstrates cultural competencies in being part of a multi-cultural institution
  • Incorporates core values into all work, projects, and interactions with members of the school community

Community/Parental Outreach

  • Actively engages parents in the learning process and school functions
  • Communicates on a regular basis with families through newsletters, announcements, and updates
  • Seeks and builds relationships with professional organizations
  • Resolves parent issues respectfully and effectively


  • Drafts, updates, and submits lesson plans and data analysis action plans on a consistent basis
  • Takes accurate attendance in a timely manner
  • Maintains professional credentials and submits updates to the Human Resources Department prior to expiration dates
  • Responds to requests from the School Operations Team for any required actions or documents to maintain accurate and complete records and meet reporting deadlines

Building Management

• Implements classroom procedures that promote a safe, clean, orderly, and productive classroom environment

Location: Detroit, MI
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