2018-19 Pre-K Teacher (repost)

Location
Dover, DE 19904, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Ref
5200006947
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Close Date:
07/18/2018

POSITION: Pre-K Teacher

LOCATION: East Dover Elementary

REPORTS TO: Principal

STARTING DATE: August 2018

Job Summary:

The preschool teacher is required to instruct children up to 5 years of age in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth. The preschool teacher will be highly qualified and certified in early childhood as well as special education.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers as needed.
  • Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills. Teach proper eating habits.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
  • Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Address the specific and individual needs of the students as listed on the IEP.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children by demonstration and modeling.
  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Organize and label materials, and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence. Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for paraprofessionals and volunteers.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of preschool programs.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Perform administrative duties such as hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, and potential.
  • Provide regular communication to parents including benchmarking for IEP goals.


Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Current or eligible to hold Delaware certification as a Teacher of Exceptional Students
  • Bachelor's degree in Special Education
  • Experience with Early Childhood preferred

Standard Requirements
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
  • Tuberculin test & physical.
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck.


Start Date: August 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: Building Principal

Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us

Salary Range: From/To: 2018-19 Teacher Salary Schedule

Endorsements:
  • Early Childhood Special Education - Birth to Grade 2
  • Teacher of Early Childhood Birth to Grade 2
  • Teacher of Exceptional Children Grades K-12


A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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