Position Title: Intervener
Primary Location: Goodview Elementary School 
Assignment Specifications: 6.5 hours/day; School Days Only; 2022-23 School Year
Group Affiliation/Policy: Educational Assistants
Classification: B-2-2
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Responsibilities: An intervener is a trained staff member who works one-on-one with a student who experiences the complex challenges of both vision and hearing loss to provide critical connections to other people and the environment. The intervener opens channels of communications between the child and others, provides access to information, and facilitates opportunities for learning and development.

Qualifications: A minimum of High School level academic skills. Must have demonstrated skills or experience in supervising student behavior and applying consistent consequences for appropriate and inappropriate behaviors, including appropriate physical restraint; adapting lesson plans to the individual needs of students to facilitate their learning and to assist them in meeting any individual learning plans and objectives applying rules, instructions, and stated policies, procedures, and IEP plans; developing rapport with children and explaining concepts in a simple and understandable manner.

School District and Program Information: At Winona Area Public Schools, we expect excellence, grounded in compassion, to meet the needs of all learners. WAPS has made a commitment to ingrain the qualities necessary for the perpetuation of a democratic society such as cooperation, inclusivity, multiculturalism, and reflective inquiry in all aspects of our work.

All WAPS Elementary Schools incorporate STEM styled learning, with the intentional infusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics into the standards based curriculum, and personalized learning with technology.