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City University School

Memphis, TN ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2814598
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 6, 2020

Job Description


The Influence1 Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was organized exclusively for purposes to include educational management, community engagement and economic development. Initiated as a philanthropic measure of its founder, Influence1 has grown to serve the local community in multiple capacities with varying programs geared for community and youth enrichment.

In addition to its charter schools, City University School of Liberal Arts, City University School Boys Preparatory, City University School Girls Preparatory, and City University School of Independence, Influence1 is also responsible for the 38106 Joint Agency Collaborative, 1Urban Gallery, and the Memphis Starts With Me© community program.


City University Schools

City University Schools is a network of open-enrollment college preparatory schools established under Tennessee charter school laws in under-resourced communities throughout the state.

Since its founding in 2004, City University Schools strives to meet the need of public education as well as the demand for alternative institutions committed to post-secondary preparation.

Each school operates on the principles of providing a valuable, well-rounded academic experience through the support of a diverse and dedicated group of qualified educators and administrative staff, an extended school year and rigorous college preparatory curriculum.



City University Schools will prepare its students with the necessary skills to be twenty-first century scholars and citizens. As college preparatory schools operating as Centers of Excellence for Student Development, City University Schools will provide academically rigorous and socially enriching educational opportunities for its scholars. Upon graduation, these scholars will be better prepared to enter secondary education and college as intellectually sophisticated citizens with vigor for learning.


Job Qualification:

Must possess and maintain proper certification. Preferred certification in 8th-12th endorsement or Reading Specialist and Special Education.


Job Responsibility: RTI is responsible for providing professional development, coaching, and data tracking of all academics for all schools. Full implementation of RTI, scheduling and creating purchase orders for curriculum material. Conduct data meetings weekly, set up and update the data room weekly. 


Job Goal: To help develop proficient reading and math skills which will contribute to their academic growth.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports and monitors all school’s implementation of Reading and Math Intervention model for increasing scholar’s achievement.
  • Oversee schools and classroom level data collection and progress monitoring.
  • Utilizes understanding of how to select and analyze data related to individual scholars, groups of scholars and classrooms to positively impact scholars achievement and behavior.
  • Engages and involves parents in the reading intervention process and ensures effective communication is provided

Performance Responsibilities:      


  • Conduct small flexible groups to reinforce skills.
  • Provide modeled/mini-lessons for Professors requesting support.
  • Circulate room and assist scholars as needed
  • Provide individualized instruction as needed in all subjects (study skills, review, difficult terms, etc).

Assessment :

  • Monitor all pullout scholars regularly with assessments
  • Assist with the administration of assessments as requested by classroom Professors and/ or the Administrators whether or not scholars are identified.
  • Be able to implement and analyze scores and other forms of data.
  • Identify remedial scholars through test data and set appropriate goals for them.
  • Share strategies with Professors to improve scholars tests scores.
  • Communicate scholars information to Professors in a concise and timely manner.
  • Consult frequently with classroom Professors on matters relating to Reading and Math instruction using our progress-monitoring instrument as a base.
  • Design interventions and write lesson plans detailing methods and materials.
  • Assist in the evaluation of on going programs and make recommendations for change.
  • Assist Professors and other administrators and/or supervisors in implementing the school reading program. (I Ready) and (Edgenuity)
  • Help Professors diagnose Reading and Math strengths and weaknesses and match skills with appropriate techniques materials.
  • Keep parents informed as to the purposes and progress of our reading program.
  • Work with support staff and school administrators to facilitate the coordination of the reading program with the total curriculum.
  • Consult with Academic Team researching such topics as textbook selection, vocabulary development, concept development, supplementary materials and the development of study skills.
  • Promote scholar interest in reading.
  • Work with Professors to coordinate reading instruction designed to meet the individual needs of scholars.
  • Work with the classroom Professor to monitor scholars progress.
  • Teach remedial reading as needed.
  • Perform other responsibilities as may, from time to time, be assigned by the supervisor.

Reports to

Academic Dean & Chancellor


Terms of Employment

This is an 11 month position. All contractual information shall be outlined in the contract between the Campus President and the City University Schools Board of Trustees. The President shall be evaluated in accordance with Board policy.


  • Position Type: Full-time

Contact Information

  • Felicia Hartsfield , Chief Operating Officer
  • 665 Madison Ave.
  • Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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