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It is the responsibility of the RTI Specialist to work with the principal, school improvement and data teams to develop a school-wide plan to improve the achievement of all students. The position entails proven excellence as a classroom teacher and exemplary skills analyzing data, developing, implementing, and assessing instructional strategies to improve academic literacy, overall achievement, and problem solving skills.  The RTI Specialist supports the three tier model of progressive intervention for language, literacy, and mathematics.


  • Provide support and assistance to all Title I classroom teachers in the full and skillful implementation of the district's adopted intervention programs and practices.
  • Schedule meetings with Building Contact Teachers from Title I schools that emphasize collaborative dialogue and training on instructional practices that supports student achievement and progress.
  • Use student growth measures to assist classroom teachers in making decisions to improve instructional practices and interventions.
  • Assist teachers in the assessment and screening of students for proper placement in intervention programs.
  • Support communication with school personnel and parents of children regarding reading and/or math levels and rate of progress.
  • Participate in team reviews concerning academic progress for students who are struggling or are in need of services.
  • Provide and coordinate parenting programs that support student achievement.
  • Assist teachers with inputting student data and usage (SAM).
  • Assist building technology coordinators with trouble-shooting of intervention software issues.
  • Facilitate the resolution of student data entry issues with Scholastic personnel and the Title I Coordinator.
  • Assist teacher with educational software and programs.
  • Support teachers with mid/end of the year export of Scholastic data analysis.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as needed for the position.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Grant Management & Programs or Title I Coordinator.


Illinois teaching licensure.
Preferred Reading/Literacy Endorsement
Required- Language Arts and Mathematics Middle School Endorsements
Skill in collecting, interpreting, and communicating data to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical personnel.
Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software.
Possess excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrate knowledge in support and intervention strategies.
Ability to work closely with other staff members.
Strong communication skills (oral and written).

How to Apply

Apply online - to be reviewed and selected by department's hiring supervisor.

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