Exceptional Children's Itinerant Pre K Teacher 2020-2021

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Start Date
08/10/2020

Description

REPORTS TO: Supervisor and Director for Exceptional Children
PURPOSE:  Under general supervision, write IEPs and implement IEP goals to preschool students identified as exceptional children in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Implement IEP goals in a child’s natural environment which could include community based private preschool programs, Headstart Programs, Pre-K programs, small group settings, or the child’s home.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 
 
Develops and implements individualized education plans for eligible students.
Provides direct special education instruction to identified students.
Attend Community Meetings with Early Intervention Service Agencies
Provides consultation with childcare providers, Pre-K teachers, Headstart teachers, and Child
Service Coordinators regarding student’s specialized needs.
Monitors student progress on a continuous basis.
Employs a variety of teaching methods to meet student needs. These techniques may require developing specialized materials or adapting toys and equipment.
Provides specialized instructional materials and management techniques for students to community based preschool teachers.
Acts as case coordinator for assigned students.
Conducts periodic prescriptive testing to assess student’s progress.
Provides quarterly written progress notes to parents.
Travels between locations where students require services.
Maintains records and complies with laws, rules, and regulations as established in the NC Rules and Regulations Governing Children with Special Needs.
 
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Reviews CDSA evaluations and develops initial IEPs for transitioning or new students.
Conducts educational screenings for students referred for speech and language services.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Education; current license Birth to Kindergarten, or Bachelors degree in Special Education with preschool handicapped license.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Physical Requirements: Must be able to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as computers, copiers, typewriters, calculators, pencils, scissors, and equipment for children with special needs, etc. Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions from superiors.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, handbooks, forms, lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, simple reports, forms, instructional materials, etc., using prescribed format.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; and to use decimals and percentages.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of office machines, etc. Minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to communicate via telephone.

Qualifications Profile
  • Certification/License:  Must hold or be eligible to hold a Birth-K Teaching Certification for NC
Education
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Birth-K Education, Exceptional Children's Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree in related area preferred.
Experience
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Washington County School District

3177 U.S. Highway 64, Plymouth, NC 27962
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,039

State Average: $8,494

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.76

State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

250

State Average: 565