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Job: Substitute Intervention Specialist Eligibility Pool (2017-18)

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Job Description

Please be aware that all applicants need to complete this application and also complete an interview with a member of the Sub Office or Recruitment Team.  Interviews can be scheduled on a walk-in basis at our Hiring Events; please Click here to see information on upcoming events. 

BASIC FUNCTION: Under direction of the principal and an assigned supervisor(s), support the instructional program by providing information and expertise to an assigned student or group of students in a specialized area

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).

E = Essential Functions

  • Plan and implement presentations and materials related to specialized area of instruction to support the academic program. E
  • Work with assigned supervisor to develop methods to reinforce or demonstrate the information to students. E
  • Instruct students in assigned area of expertise and assist certificated instructor in evaluating whether student(s) have understood the concept of information. E
  • Provide technical assistance in the operation and maintenance of specialized instructional equipment as assigned. E
  • Provide assistance to and interact with students. E
  • Prepare and issue material and equipment for student use. E
  • Monitor and control student behavior according to established procedures. E
  • Maintain records of students’ progress and attendance as assigned. E
  • Maintain inventories of supplies, material and equipment, assuring that adequate amounts are available for timely instructional use. E
  • Adjust and maintain specialized equipment, if any, assuring timely availability for student use. E
  • Maintain a variety of records and files. E Maintain learning environment in a safe and orderly condition. E
  • Perform related duties as assigned



Any combination of education and experience equivalent to: a four-year college degree from an American college or university or comparable education from another country and experience working with students in an educational setting. Individuals who have completed college or university coursework in an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant document. Employment eligibility will include being fingerprinted, passing a TB test and/or other employment clearance requirements.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Personal appearance, grooming, and language patterns, which will provide a satisfactory example to pupils



  • Specialized area of intervention support 
  • Methods of supporting and extending instruction
  • Test administration and interpretation
  • Principles, practices, procedures and equipment of specialized area of expertise
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
  • Correct primary language usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary (for Primary Language Instructional Intervention Specialist)


  • Plan, develop and conduct specific individual or small group intervention lessons under the general plan and direction of the teacher
  • Provide assistance and information to students in area of specialty
  • Understand data and use diagnostic information
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Operate and demonstrate the use of specialized equipment and materials
  • Issue and demonstrate materials and equipment related to area of specialty
  • Monitor and control student behavior
  • Work independently under general supervision
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports and files
  • Use effective interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy
  • Schedule and perform work to meet established timelines
  • Work independently with minimal supervision


  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment and demonstrate activities
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students Sitting at a desk, conference table, or in classrooms of various configurations for extended periods of time
  • Distinguishing colors, seeing and reading a computer screen, educational materials, books, and other printed matter, with or without vision aids and seeing to monitor students
  • Speaking in audible tones, comprehensible to others, in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone.
  • Walking on uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds, or standing for long periods of time
  • Infrequent lifting, pushing and/or pulling 50 pounds and/or less or carry any object weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally

Primary Location: Substitute Assignment (Various locations)

Shift Type: Substitute

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)


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