RTI Teacher Jobs in Chattanooga, TN at Hamilton County Department of Education

Title: RTI Teacher

Company: Hamilton County Department of Education

Location: Chattanooga, TN

OverviewJob DescriptionBrown Academy is a PreK-5 school located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Our school nurtures student creativity, sparks imagination, and encourages learning through design thinking and project based learning. Through these processes, we teach our students to become effective thinkers, collaborators and designers who are empowered with skills for the future. Our strong collaborative culture sets our school apart as our faculty works successfully to meet the needs of all of our students.

We are looking for teachers who are creative and reflective. Our teachers need to possess strong interpersonal skills that allow them to build relationships with students, parents and colleagues. Additionally, teaching candidates should have a deep understanding of instructional best practices and excellent classroom management and organizational skills.


These Goals IncludeThe RTI instructor will coordinate Response to Intervention programs across the school. They will support and monitor the school’s implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) model for increasing student achievement. Through this role, the RTI Teacher will support HCS RTI goals at their school.

Building capacity throughout Hamilton County Schools to understand the importance of RTI beyond compliance to become a valued practice to grow and move students.

Supporting all educational leaders, teachers, interventionists, and stakeholders in understanding the necessity of RTI for students who have not met their academic goals.


Serves as the school’s RTI Facilitator for 50-80% of the school day.

Attends monthly RTI Facilitator meetings and District In-Service for RTI.

Redelivers content from RTI Facilitator meetings and District In-Service to all relevant school staff.

Completes Fidelity Checks for tier 2 and tier 3 instruction.

Coaches, supports and mentors tier 2 and tier 3 instructors in effective practices.

Serves as a tier 2 and tier 3 content advisor to teachers and administrators.

Supports school in implementation of dyslexia instruction and plans.

Plans and delivers effective instruction in tier 2 and/or tier 3 for 20-50% of the school day.

All instruction is tightly aligned with the HCS RTI Framework .

Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues to enhance student’s reading and/or math needs.

Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet the students’ reading and/or math needs.

Uses student data, colleagues, and self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction and student outcomes.

Models best practices in instruction aligned to Academic Press & Personalization Framework and HCS RTI Framework.

Fosters positive relationships through the school.

Provides a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students.

Collaborate with instructional coaches to strengthen understanding of RTI goals and accelerate learning.

Collaborate with colleagues and provide feedback to strengthen RTI instruction.

Engages family and community to support students that are below grade-level.

Consistently develops strong relationships with students’ families

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