Teacher - 1st Grade

Job | Posted a month ago
Job Certification
Employment Type
Grade Levels
Start Date
Valid Through
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts
Lead Teacher/Department Head
Special Education

Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate status must be active.


Looking to make a difference in an innovative and dynamic inclusive charter school network? UCP Charter Schools are a network of 8 PreK-12th grade schools for students with and without disabilities in Central Florida.

UCPs instructional approach is designed to reach every learner through customized instruction, technology integration, art integration, and project-based learning. Each UCP campus has a unique community feel, with low student/instructor ratios and inclusive classrooms where children with and without disabilities learn and grow together.

What UCP Offers

Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida. We provide individualized Support, Education, and Therapy services to thousands of children at 8 campuses in: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden

UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member may include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.

Job Summary:

The K-5th Grade Teacher is the instructional leader of a classroom of 12-22 students with and without disabilities.

Job Responsibilities:

Follows and applies all Danielson instructional framework protocols to provide best instructional practices to ensure learning for all students. Planning and preparation. Classroom environment. Instruction. Professional responsibilities. Participates as an integral member of the IEP team, creating drafts for IEP goals utilizing data collected from the classroom, parents, therapists and other members of the IEP team. Collect and use data to determine the effects of learning experiences on student’s development and approaches to learning and adapt as needed. Maintains a portfolio with samples of students’ work, records observed progress, uses observational data to plan individualized and differentiated instructional strategies and appropriately follows Individual Education Plan (IEP). Clearly communicates with families regarding students’ progress, actively involves family members in planning strategies for enhancing student’s progress and maintains a positive, collaborative relationship with students’ families. Participates in team meetings/professional learning and school-based activities. Maintains a classroom that reflects discovery and use of materials and is clean and well maintained. Harmful cleaning supplies and other hazardous materials are not accessible to children, universal precautions are used appropriately and consistently, and responds quickly and appropriately to all accidents/incidents including documentation. Demonstrates attention to punctuality, attendance, deadlines (Individual Education Plan/Individual Family Support Plans expiration/review, progress reports, testing/assessment), compliance with policies and procedures, Code of Ethics, and exercises appropriate professional judgment and other elements of the Florida Educators Accomplished Practices. Ensure and provide basic care giving duties (utilizing universal health and safety precautions) for students. Applies local and state approved protocols integrating technology and making necessary modifications to media and technology to accommodate all students’ needs. Integrates art into curriculum and learning experiences including necessary modifications to accommodate all students’ needs. Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

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UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817

At the following locations

UCP Bailes Community Acadamy

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817