• Academic Intervention Specialist (Special Education Teacher)

    Job Locations US-WA-Tacoma
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/23/2018 2:08 PM)
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  • Overview

    Seneca Family of Agencies is seeking full-time an Academic Intervention Specialist (Special Education Teacher). It is our goal to provide an enriching and successful environment where students' strengths are celebrated and their needs addressed with a variety of targeted interventions.  Our school-based services are highly individualized for each student, and parents and other family members are enlisted as partners in designing and implementing the education and treatment plans for their child.

    The Academic Intervention Specialist provides intensive academic instruction to students both in their classroom settings and in the learning lab. Additionally, the Academic Intervention Specialist coordinates services at the school site and supports colleagues in supporting students successfully in diverse settings by providing teacher coaching, modeling and development opportunities. The Academic Intervention Specialist works collaboratively with classroom teachers, school leadership and the RTI implementation team to maintain the academic, social and emotional needs of each student.


    Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community. 


    • Work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to implement academic, behavioral, and therapeutic services for students in need of intervention
    • Provide coaching and professional development to support school staff in experiencing success with all students
    • Implement research-based interventions aligned with the three tiers of the RTI pyramid
    • Provide an individualized academic intervention program to target diverse learners’ needs
    • Employ authentic and norm-referenced assessment strategies to monitor progress and guide instructional planning and decision making
    • Chair the school’s Coordination of Services Team meetings
    • Engage caregivers in the educational process, providing frequent opportunities to discuss student growth and needs
    • Participate in professional learning communities to enhance practice and create coherence


    • Current Special Education Teaching Credential 
    • 3+ years teaching experience preferred
    • Valid Driver’s License and ability to be insured by Seneca's automobile policy
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other state or federal requirements


    • Position available immediately (Spring 2018)
    • Monday - Friday


    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
    • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
    • 7 weeks of school breaks
    • 1 week of PTO, and 4 weeks of teacher days off
    • Employee-paid Employee Assistance Plan

    Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.

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