SPED - Preschool teacher

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Start Date
08/11/2022
Valid Through
05/18/2022
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

Starting date:  8/11/2022
FTE:  1.0


Hiring Manager:  Jeremy Brunner / Linda Chadburn
email:  jbrunner@alpinedistrict.org / lchadburn@alpinedistrict.org
phone: (801) 610-8712 / (801) 610-8233


Preschool Teacher
Contract and Benefits


The job of Special Education Preschool Teacher was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising preschool students, including some who have special needs, within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. 

Essential Functions

  • Organizes and facilitates developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for the purpose of ensuring student participation and improving the student academic success to foster a smooth and successful transition to elementary school.
  • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning within established curriculum guidelines.
  • Assesses student progress toward objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations, student’s achievements, and developing methods of improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Directs assistant teacher and special education paraeducator, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Collaborates effectively with special education teacher, related servers, instructional coach, and other colleagues for the purpose of providing appropriate services to all students as outlined in the IEP.
  • Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Monitors preschool students in a variety of educational environments for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Models conversation, manners, clean up activities, listening skills, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behavior.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. weekly newsletters, assessment reports, lesson plans, etc.) for the purpose of communicating with parents, documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  • Attends IEP meetings for students as needed.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to the appropriate personnel for resolution. 
  • Administers first aid and/or dispenses medications for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.
  • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information, and/or direction.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • A bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood special education (ECSE) is preferred, but driven candidates who have a bachelor's degree in a related field and are willing to complete an approved university program to obtain the ECSE credential within two years of hire may be considered. 
Requirements:
  • age 16+
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Posted By

Alpine School District

575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003
 

At the following locations

Lehi Elementary

765 N Center , Lehi, UT 84043