JobID 289 : Early Childhood Inclusive (#394470)

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Early Childhood Inclusive
 
Position Purpose:
Under the general supervision of the building principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills by implementing the district’s approved early childhood curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students; creating a flexible, safe, and optional learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, and goals for students as required by the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP).


Essential Performance Responsibilities:
  • Develops and administers the district’s early childhood curriculum consistent with district goals and objectives.
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Provides accommodations to students with special needs based on their current IEP goals for the purpose of allowing them access to the core curriculum.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to meet the individual student’s needs and to familiarize stakeholders with student services.
  • Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet the individual needs of students in communication skills, health habits, physical skills, and development of self-concepts.
  • Encourages creative student expression in art, music, and dramatic play.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Maintains a positive learning environment through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of pupils’ work.
  • Provides an appropriate climate to establish and reinforce acceptable student behavior, attitudes, and social skills.
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members assigned to the classroom.
  • Participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Maintains a regular and predictable attendance history while employed by the district
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
 
 
Equipment:
  • Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
 

Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and education pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based on student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of early childhood school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of special education principles, theories, testing, methods, etc… as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students with special needs.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
 
Note:  Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory, and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
 
Qualifications Profile:
            Certification/License:
  • Nebraska State Certification as an early childhood inclusive teacher or early childhood with special education required.

Education:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in education with an endorsement applicable to the teaching assignment.
 

Experience:
  • Successful prior teaching experience at the appropriate grade level preferred.
 

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Posted By

Ralston Public Schools

8545 PARK DR, RALSTON, NE 68127-3690
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,845 (USD)

State Average: $12,439 (USD)

% ELL Students

8%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.14

State Average: 13.56

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 15%

FTE

495

State Average: 166