Pre-K Facilitator

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

Job Title:  Pre-K Facilitator
 
Reports To:  Assistant Director of Early Childhood Instruction
 
Department/School:  Curriculum & Instruction / Administration Building
 
Work Days:  184 days
 
Base Salary:  Teacher Pay Scale + stipend
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To maintain and cultivate the fidelity and integrity of the Pre-K Program through building teacher capacity through professional learning and job-embedded strategies to support all learners as well as support campus administrative staff in meeting the needs of Pre-K Students.  To support the tenets of the Pre-K Program through teacher development, curriculum development and support, serving as a parent liaison, and serving as a campus resource.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Intervention or other related field required
Special Education Certification or Equal Experience required
Master’s Degree preferred 
ESL Certification preferred
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction
Knowledge of best practices and instructional strategies
Knowledge of the federal, state, and district requirements and expectations for the Pre-K Program
Knowledge of social emotional learning and growth mindset
Knowledge of typical and atypical child development for program aged students
Ability to develop, embrace, and implement innovative instructional strategies
Ability to meaningfully engage students the learning process to promote growth
Ability to meaningfully engage and consult with parents
Ability to be flexible and to adapt to student, teacher, administrator, campus, and program needs
Ability to be organized, reflective, and dependable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Campus leadership experience
Experience developing and facilitating relevant professional learning opportunities
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired outcomes
 
Experience:
Minimum of three years of classroom experience in the content area and level preferred
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Adhere to all standards established by the District for the Pre-K Program.
Comply with appropriate federal and state laws in addition to district and state rules and regulations.
Actively pursue learning opportunities that will further develop a personal skill set.
Develop professional learning for Pre-K teachers to address district instructional model expectations.
Support Pre-K teachers in curriculum writing to address curriculum and instructional needs.
Participate in the assessment of instructional program needs and develop plans for continuous improvement.
Support teachers in maintaining legal compliance of RTI and SPED processes and procedures (BIPs, IEP goals/accommodations)
Provide teacher support for effective Tier 1 implementation as it relates to classroom management, classroom behavior supports, and SEL.
Support Pre-K teachers with classroom assessments and progress monitoring as it relates to individualized student goals and the development of IEP goals.
Serve as communication agent between the Special Education Department, C&I Department, and campus staff.
Conduct classroom observations to determine action steps for improving student outcomes such as:  1) Provide coaching related to implementation of instructional expectations, 2) Provide recommendation to move to SST, 3) Give feedback regarding the implementation of appropriate behavior supports, 4) Provide recommendations for needed assessments to inform future decision making, and 5) Assist with Kindergarten transition planning.
Collaborate with facilitators and coordinators to support effective implementation of scientifically research-based positive behavior supports and TBSI guidelines and strategies.
Collaborate with teachers regarding IEP development and the use of appropriate documentation to measure IEP progress of special education students.
Monitor student progress and provide strategies to eliminate or reduce challenges that interfere with the students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.
Provide training to teachers, as needed, on the Developmental Milestone documents including The Texas Early Learning Pathways and Early Childhood Outcomes Alignment document.
Problem solve and consult with teachers to support students who demonstrate academic/behavior concerns and provide possible strategy choices.
Support teachers in interpreting a student’s FIE and IEP as it relates to the Pre-K Guidelines.
Assist teachers in interpreting FIE and IEP goals to inform and drive classroom instruction .
Assess students (using AEPSi, Brigance, and/or PreK assessment) in need of more data.
Observe students to support teachers in targeted instruction and appropriate intervention.
Model instructional and behavioral support strategies that could be implemented to ensure student success.
Perform related duties as assigned.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.


Application Deadline:  June 5, 2020 (4:00 PM CST)


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


Approved By:  Dr. Pamela Linton, Chief Human Resources Officer   Date:  5/21/2020

 
The Frisco Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, or disability status of otherwise qualified individuals. FISD does not discriminate on the basis of membership or application for membership in the uniformed services.
 

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Frisco ISD

5515 OHIO DR, FRISCO, TX 75035
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,490 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.15

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 9%

FTE

6,231

State Average: 558