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Accelerated Reader Facilitator

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description Position at IDEA Public Schools About IDEA Public SchoolsAt IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that?all?our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years thats 8 times the national rate for students in our communities! IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEAs co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve nearly53,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. By 2022, IDEA will serve 100,000 students. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near youwith continued growth in our current regions and new launches inHouston (2020), Permian Basin (2020), and Tampa Bay (2021)!?When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. To learn more about IDEA, check out this.?About the Rio Grande ValleySince 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy County) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEAs mission of college for all as only 1 out of 17 students graduatecollege-ready. Our mission holds true as we have 2,400 IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from, 150 colleges and universities across the country. Join our passionate team ofchangemakersin south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to 55 schools, serving over 38,000 students in 2022.Responsibilities:?Culture & Student ManagementMotivate students to participate in reading activities, DEAR time (Drop EverythingAndRead), and testing in Accelerated ReaderContinuously improve execution of student procedures to maximize learning timeFrequently speak to students regarding their progress toward goals and current dataCreate a positive learning environment in line with IDEA cultureSilent Reading (DEAR time) & Data ManagementActively coach and ensure that students are reading and testing on books within the appropriate ZPD level in Accelerated Reader to meet their individual reading goals; assist struggling students in selecting appropriate books that engage their interests and motivate them to read moreMaintain a positive reading atmosphere and ensure students are reading and Accelerated Reader testing on a daily and weekly basisInterpret and manage online Accelerated Reader data generated by Renaissance Learning to monitor student reading progress toward goalsUse data to track students progress toward goalsProfessional ResponsibilitiesProactively identify and solve problems that impede the maximization of student learningCommunicate and collaborate with ELA teachers and school administrators about student progressActively participate in staff development opportunities as a member of the IDEA teamMaintain the Accelerated Reader library book collection throughout the year and accurately complete the end of year inventory.We look for Team and Family who embody the following?values?and characteristics:Believes and is committed to our mission?and being an agent of change: that all students?are capable of getting?to and through college Has demonstrated effective?outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them?Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve?quicklyWorks with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes?Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change?Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization?Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships?in order to?achieve outcomes?We believe in education as?a profession?and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students.?Qualifications:Education:Bachelors Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution requiredExperience in a classroom or volunteer setting,Strong computer and technology skills, including an ability to troubleshoot.Ability to interpret, manage, and utilize multiple sets of data efficientlyin order tobest support students progress in reading softwareLicenses or Certifications:?None requiredKnowledge and Skills:Ability to analyze and interpret student progress data daily and submit reports to all campus teachers and manager weeklyBasic knowledge of curricula and instructional practices or implementation?Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior?Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills?Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, Brownsville , Accelerated Reader Facilitator, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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