JobID 246 : Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (ECSE) (#1901586)

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. CDE License to teach Special Education with any or all Special Education Endorsements
  2. CDE Early Childhood Special Education endorsement or willingness to obtain
  3. Early Childhood experience preferred
  4. Experience in working with students that have learning and/or physical disabilities
  5. Successful completion of all mandated criminal background screenings and fingerprinting as required
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:
The Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (ECSE) will provide direct and/or consultative special education services specific to students whose ages are birth to eight.  The ECSE provides support to students, teachers, and parents and acts as a liaison with community services.  They work with the educational teams by advising ways of enhancing the student's learning by adapting activites and materials to the student's abilities.  All servises are delivered in accordance with the indivduals with Disabilites Act (IDEA) and the Colorado Exceptional Children's Educational Act (ECEA). ECSE will follow Teacher Calendar (161 days). Per C.R.S. 22-63-202 teaching positions hired after the first day of students are considered a Non Teacher Track. However, it is the intent of the District to maintain this position. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.    
To provide Special Education services, direct or consultation, to children in preschool and early elementary as outlined in their Individual Education Plan (IEP's).
2.    Works with the IEP team to develop an appropriate IEP's for any preschool child determined to be eligible for services.
3.    Coordinates IEP staffing dates on no less that an annual basis to update IEP.
4.    To provide consultation and assistance to administrators, parents, elementary teachers, and other BOCES staff with regard to supports and services of preschool children and their families.
5.    To obtain written parental permission for evaluation and follow procedural safegaurds and IEP procedures as established in IDEA and ECEA.
6.    To coordinate and facilitate, if necessary, inital, annual, triennial, transition and transfer staffing as needed for preschool and early elemnetary children eligible for special eduction services.
7.    To provide data needed for all CDE reports.
8.    To document and determine eligibility for extended school year services for preschool children with an IEP, if necessary.
9.    To collect data and report on quartlerly prgress for all students on assigned caseload.
10.  To attend BOCES staff meetings and CDE training workshops, as necessary.
11.   Perform other duties as requested by the Director(s) of Special Education, the Executive Director and the PPBOCES Board of Directors (Board).

Contract terms:           Approved 2019-2020 Work Calendar; 8.5 hours per day, 4-Day school week
Location:                     Fremont Elementary/Penrose Elementary Schools
Reports to:                  Building Principal/Superintendent
Salary Range:             Teacher Salary Schedule  
Benefits:                      District contribution toward benefit package valued at $4,944 annually to include Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
                                    Leave days according to District Policy
Status:                        Certified Employee

 Fremont RE-2 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.  Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Brenda Krage, Superintendent, and EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Jason Cellan, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students.  Both individuals can be located at 403 W. 5th Street, Florence, Colorado, 81226. (719) 784-6312.  Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R, AC-E-1, AC-E-2)