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Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 2023

Company: Adams County School District 50
Location: Westminster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

8 hours per day, 185 days per year

* Licensed staff new to Westminter Public Schools is contracted for 190 days the first year*

A complete application package includes the following:

* Application
* Resume
* Copy of CDE teaching license
* Official transcripts
* 3 letters of recommendation
* Copy of PRAXIS/PLACE report
* Teacher Insight score

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS & RESUMES RECEIVED IN LIEU OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with Early Childhood Special Education (ESCE) endorsement
* Candidates with endorsements in CLDE, Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language, and/or sheltered content or other English Language instructional training desired
* Strong desire working with preschool-age children
* Up to date on current child development, learning theory and pedagogy in teaching of early childhood special education students
* Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport with students, staff, and families
* Skilled in recognizing and addressing developmental needs of preschool students
* Work effectively as a team member with staff and parents
* Bilingual skills desirable (Spanish/English)
* Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To plan and create developmentally appropriate activities and lessons that align with students' IEPs and building-block standards for preschool-age students
* To foster a learning environment conducive to developing strong skills in language, cognition, affective and motoric.
* To conduct, write, and maintain accurate developmental assessments and IEP records of assigned students
* To monitor all environments used by preschool children (e.g., classroom, hallway, playground, before and after school, etc.)
* To ensure on-going and effective communication with parents regarding classroom and building activities
* To monitor student progress and to communicate that progress with parents regularly
* To support the Results Matter Initiative via developmental data input using the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment program
* To respond to the questions and/or concerns of parents, staff and community in a timely manner
* To encourage participation of parents in their child's education through participation in the IEP process and volunteerism
* To understand and follow building and District safety procedures (e.g., tornado, fire, etc.)
* To participate in required professional development and training
* To complete assigned building wide responsibilities as necessary
* To complete duties as assigned by the building administrator and/or Special Education leadership

Westminster Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief of Staff, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511. Although the position is based at a school/department, the employer is Westminster Public Schools.

Keywords: Adams County School District 50, Denver , Early Childhood Special Education Teacher 2023, Education / Teaching , Westminster, Colorado

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