• Reading Intervention Specialist (Special-Education)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Leandro
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2019 11:25 AM)
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  • Overview

    The role of the Reading Intervention Specialist is to provide intensive academic instruction and intervention to students grades 3-12 in literacy at James Baldwin Academy. The Reading Intervention Specialist will work collaboratively with classroom teachers to maintain the academic, social and emotional needs of each student, which are aligned with the Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) and the Treatment Plans. 


    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiativeclick here!


    • Complete all paperwork requirements for each client in accordance with agency documentation requirements.
    • Participate in IEP meetings, when appropriate.
    • Demonstrate and understanding and application of functional analysis and behavioral interventions for each client and family. 
    • Create, monitor, and revise each client's Individualized Education Plan.
    • Supervise Teaching Associates, as assigned
    • Collaborate with Educational Director in planning professional development around literacy and mentor other teachers and staff in best literacy practices.
    • Select and lead the implementation of ELA curriculum materials.
    • Teach ELA remediation groups and other academic groups as assigned.
    • Develop school wide practices to connect with caregivers and provide education about promoting literacy at home.
    • Train teams on internal working model and functional analysis of each client.


    • Current California Specialist Credential (Mild or Moderate) or currently enrolled in a credential program.
    • MA in Reading or a related field or equivalent literacy experience preferred.
    • Valid California Driver's License and ability to be insured by Seneca's insurance carrier.
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints and any other state or federal requirements.


    • Monday - Friday


    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive employee benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Specialized training and support, including scholarship opportunities and a yearly professional development budget
    • 7 weeks of school breaks, 1 week of PTO, and 4 weeks of teacher days off
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