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Duties

  • Provide early learning experiences in literacy, numeracy, social/emotional development, and other subject matter suited to the needs of children 3-5
  • Develop and use instructional materials suitable for verbal or visual instruction of children with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturities.  
  • Develop in each child an awareness of his/her worth as an individual and his/her role in the family and community.
  • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of children and maintain documentation of each child’s progress and growth.
  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for eligible students 
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction designed to meet individual needs of children in communication skills, health habits, physical skills, and development of satisfactory self-concepts. Work with other support personnel/agencies to promote this goal.
  • Enrich educational program through study trips to community resources such as museums, parks, and through classroom visits by resource persons from the school and community. Share and interpret these experiences with children and parents.
  • Plan and coordinate the work of aides, assistants, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips in order to obtain the maximum benefit from their efforts.
  • Develop activities for parents that promote parent participation and involvement in education activities provided for their children. ? Communicate regularly with parents by means of parent meetings, newsletters, home visits, and individual parent conferences.
  • Interpret school program to parents in order to strengthen parental understanding of the individual children’s needs and the school’s role in the child’s life.
  • Provide appropriate climate to establish and reinforce acceptable child behavior, attitudes, and social skills.
  • Cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping children solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of children’s work.
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and through self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Select and requisition books, instructional aids, instructional supplies, and food.
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs as appropriate.
  • Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

The selected candidate must hold:

  • Early Childhood Education + the early childhood special education approval, or
  • Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement, or 
  • LBS1 (PreK-21) + the early childhood special education approval 
  • ESL endorsement preferred 

 

Job Posting Date

2/20/2024

Start Date

8/23/2024