Behavior Interventionist - Ross Elementary

Reports to:  Principal


Purpose:  Provides remedial instruction to students who need additional instruction.



  • Meet requirements of a Kansas Teaching License
  • Knowledge of the Common Core Standards- intervention strategies- assessments- and intervention resources
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students- school personnel- and parents
  • ESOL endorsement preferred

Physical and Emotional Requirements:  Speaking- hearing- visual- reading- writing- word processing- mobility- consistency of temperament- ability to problem solve and work in stress providing environments.


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver targeted instruction in a small group- individual- and/or classroom setting
  • Deliver and use assessment results to diagnose areas of deficit and make instructional decisions that address students’ weaknesses
  • Use research-based strategies that meet students’ learning needs and support core instruction
  • Coordinate planning and communicate students’ performance with teachers- instructional coach- principal and curriculum coordinator
  • Use district-approved instructional resources- which includes both primary and supplemental resources
  • Monitor and maintain accurate records for reporting student progress to teachers and parents
  • Assist in the assigning and scheduling of students


Terms of Employment:  9 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.


Evaluation:  Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board policy on evaluation of Certified Personnel.


Significant associations:  The performance responsibilities are not limited to those outlined in this description and may include any other responsibilities as assigned by the administrator/supervisor.
Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 08/31/2019

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Employer Information

Topeka USD 501

To apply for a position at Topeka Public Schools, please visit, select Employment, and then Job Opportunities. Topeka Public Schools` students perform at the highest levels.  Students, staff members, and district leaders are recognized regularly for outstanding accomplishments. We offer a variety of comprehensive programs designed to fit to the needs and interests of all students. Excellence and equity are the standard. We educate all children. TPS schools have received national recognition for excellence in education, with several attaining the Kansas Standards of Excellence in reading and mathematics and many achieving remarkable double-digit gains. As the sixth largest school district in Kansas with an enrollment of about 12,000 students in elementary through high school, Topeka Public Schools is also the largest school district in Shawnee County.  Elementary schools range in size from 200 to 600 students. We have two elementary magnet schools.  One is a science and fine arts magnet school and the other is a computer magnet school. Middle school enrollments range between 400 to 600 students and our three high schools have enrollments of 800 to 1,800 students. Hope Street Academy, a charter high school, draws alternative students from across the district. A proud feature of our district is Hummer Sports Park, a six-sport complex featuring state-of-the-art facilities for football, track, soccer, baseball, softball, and swimming. We are committed to hiring and retaining superior employees to educate and meet the needs of each student. As the third largest employer in Topeka with over 2,400 certified and classified staff members, we provide a competitive salary schedule, district-paid insurance benefits, a generous leave package, and many other great benefits. If you are interested in joining our progressive school district, please check the job listings below and visit our website at to learn more about Topeka Public Schools and complete your application. 

Employer Address: 624 SW 24th Street Topeka, Kansas

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