Website Faribault Public Schools
Summary of Job Duties: The Academic Specialist will work with students in academics at Faribault High School. The primary purpose of the Academic Specialist is to improve the academic achievement of all students through interventions. Classes will be spent in the study hall and media center classrooms working with students and teachers. This position begins immediately upon hire thru the end of the 2020-21 School Year.
Essential Functions:Serve as a member of the High School Staff
Re-teach academic content in the areas of English, Science, Math and Social Studies in small groups
Work with students during school.
Collaborate with Teachers
Monitor and communicate student progress with students, families, administrators, and staff
Monitor and communicate weekly assignments, activities and assessments with teachers and families.
Monitor student attendance and communicate with parents as necessary
Stay current with best practices research and strategies
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesKnowledge of math, reading, science and history concepts.
Ability to work with and teach small groups/individual students
Knowledge of behavioral management strategies/crisis intervention
Proficient in technology/iPads
Education and ExperienceAA degree with an emphasis in child development, human development, education, behavior management, or a related area; or the completion of a combination of experience and course work of an equivalent nature and level to perform the requirements of the work.
Bachelor degree preferred
Compensation: $20/hr + benefits
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