Intervention Specialist

The Position:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is seeking an Intervention Specialist. This position will plan and work to maximize the success of CVCA students with identified learning needs through the coordinating and creating academic plans as well as leading intervention in a small group context across grades 6-12. 

This is a full-time or part-time position that reports to the Director of Academic Support.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assess children’s individual needs – based on the documentation provided to CVCA by the family and through observation of students in the classroom 
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Academic Support to collaborate with various parties to design, execute and/or assess individualized plans based on various factors such as age, gender and cultural background 
  • Meet individually or in small groups to provide specific, direct intervention services to students with identified learning needs and monitor individual student progress during the school year 
  • Use the Ohio Department of Education system for tracking student progress toward IEP goals 
  • Evaluate, interpret, and apply results from standardized achievement tests 
  • Provide a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and on the school campus that always aligns with the CVCA missional boundaries 
  • Manage student behavior and administer biblical discipline in accordance with outlined guidelines 

What we are looking for:

  • Passion for building relationships with students, parents, and faculty in a Christian environment with the mission to educate and cultivate servants for Christ 
  • Skill at managing educational accommodations without employing curricular modifications
  • Ability to work in a student-centered learning environment 
  • Strong communication, organization and leadership skills
  • Patient and flexible while leading toward student success 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Knowledge and well-developed skills in classroom management techniques
  • Strong people skills and affinity for children 
  • Excellent observation and analytical skills 
  • Ministry-minded in the ability to build relationships effectively and professionally with families and students 
  • Knowledge of the cognitive, social and emotional development of learners
  • Knowledge of contemporary learning strategies and instructional methodology
  • Patient, Caring, and Kind 
  • Christ-like Integrity, self-awareness and high emotional intelligence 
  • Versatile, adaptable and problem-solving skills

What you need:

  • Bachelor degree in education and Ohio licensure in special education or intervention 
  • ACSI All Levels Special Education teaching certification or willingness to obtain certification prior to employment 
  • Three-Five years of experience teaching grades 6-12 at various levels, special education or inclusion classroom (preferred) 

What you can expect:

  • A focused effort to impact others and make a difference in their lives for Jesus Christ
  • A Christ-honoring and collaborative work environment 
  • An excellent workplace/facility to work in 
  • Fair and just compensation 
  • Generous paid time off benefits 

How to apply:

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, your resume, the CVCA Application, your Christian testimony, and a brief description of your philosophy of a Christian education to Human Resources at

About CVCA:

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, founded in 1968, is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school that seeks to educate and cultivate servants for Christ. Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA’s 850 students, of whom 25% represent minority populations, come from a seven-county area. Our facilities include a 177,000 square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track. CVCA is fully committed to maintaining an ethnically/culturally diverse faculty and student body within a biblical community.