Job Description 


Job Title: Math Intervention Teacher (K-6) 

Job Title Code:  880

Salary Grade: Teacher Salary Schedule

Department: School Leadership

Reports To: Administrator

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Date Prepared: February 2018  Revised: December 2019


PURPOSE OF JOB:  to serve as a resource for students in need of math intervention services. The interventionist develops small group/individualized lesson plans and materials, conducts individualized/small group instruction, and assesses student performance and progress as a way to guide the intervention services provided. The Math Interventionist works collaboratively with teachers to implement a quality mathematics intervention program that is research-based and differentiated for student needs.




  1. Provides direct instruction to students identified as eligible for math intervention in individual, and/or small group settings.
  2. Assists in creating a schedule for students to have access to the intervention support.
  3. Establishes clear objectives for all intervention support, and provides written evidence of preparation upon request.
  4. Regularly creates and conducts formal and informal assessments to monitor student needs, drive targeted intervention, and provide data reports of student performance to required staff members.
  5. Plans to meet student learning goals, choosing appropriate mathematics strategies, resources, manipulatives, and materials to differentiate instruction; developing appropriate sequencing of mathematics learning experiences; and allowing multiple ways to demonstrate knowledge and skill in mathematics.
  6. Models mathematical thinking that guide students in examining their own thinking and mathematical practices.
  7. Engages students in understanding and identifying quality work and provides them with effective feedback to improve their work in mathematics.
  8. Uses real-world problems in applying knowledge and practice and engages students in the real-world application of mathematics.
  9. Recognizes when student misconceptions interfere with learning mathematics and create learning progressions to correct these misconceptions.
  10. Helps students persevere in using mathematics fluently, effectively, and meaningfully.
  11. Creates learning environments in which individual differences are respected and valued.
  12. Collaborates with families, school teachers and staff, and other professionals to promote student growth and development in mathematics.
  13. Collaborates as a school team and with classroom teachers, giving feedback on mathematical practice, examining student mathematics work, analyzing data, and making decisions to improve student learning.
  14. Participates in staff development focused on the delivery of math instruction, intervention, and assessment. Assists staff members in learning various assessment techniques in mathematics.
  15. Engages in professional learning to enhance his/her knowledge and skill in mathematics, contribute to the knowledge and skill of others, and work collaboratively to advance professional practice in mathematics.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.










PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds; visual ability requires mono and color vision.



Length of work year: 8 hours per day; 5 days/week; 185 workdays




Health and Dental Insurance are provided.


KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employees and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.