JobID 4648 : 2020/21 Special Education Teacher - Early Childhood (#1977745)

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Description

The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check.   A $50.20 fingerprinting fee will be charged once hired.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To assist in coordination of curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional development, and material support for the both the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents as Teachers programs.

 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Promote and support the district vision initiatives and culture
  • Assist in providing instructional leadership support to administrators, teachers, staff, students, and families involved in the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents as Teachers programs.
  • Apply the findings of research, current technology, and district studies to improve curriculum and instruction for the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents as Teachers programs.
  • Assist in the coordination of hiring, placement, and supervision of district Pre-kindergarten and Parent as Teachers staff and programming.
  • Assist in the gathering of feedback and evaluative findings to examine effectiveness and continuous improvement of the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents as Teachers programs.
  •  Assist in communicating the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents as Teacher program curriculum, instructional practices, accomplishments, goals, and new directions to district and community members. 
  • Assist in planning and leading regular meetings with Pre-Kindergarten Co-leaders and Parents as Teachers staff.
  • Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
 Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education.
  • Texas Teacher Certification in the area of, or with an emphasis in, Early Childhood Education.
  • Minimum 3 years of successful teaching experience in Early Childhood setting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current child development research and practices and play-based learning and best practices for Pre-Kindergarten students.
  • Skill in organization, data analysis, and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and demonstrate high level of communication skills.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate to explore alternative solutions.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone, computer, or other electronic device.
  • Ability to compose material such as detailed reports, work related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact and to make presentations outside of the immediate work area.
  • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, multi-priority environment. 
  • Ability to handle difficult conversations
  • Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying.
  • Ability to drive to several school locations in order to support the Pre-Kindergarten and Parents As Teachers staff.
  • Work with frequent interruptions
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Leander Independent School District

204 W S ST, LEANDER, TX 78641-1806
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,650 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.20

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,510

State Average: 558