Early Childhood Special Education Teacher - Castle Park

Chula Vista Elementary Chula Vista, CA
Early Childhood Special Education Teacher - Castle Park

Employer:

Chula Vista Elementary

Date Posted:

7/11/2018

Contact:

Ricardo Lizarraga

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

185 days/year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Salary:

See Certificated Salary Schedule

Date Posted: 7/11/2018 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 185 days/year Salary: See Certificated Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Ricardo Lizarraga Email: ricardo.lizarraga@cvesd.org Phone:

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JOB SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the site administrator, provides direct supervision, care and instruction to a group of preschool age children within a school or center. Supervise and train Instructional Assistants on their responsibilities within the classroom. Cooperate and comply with District standards as they reflect and relate to their responsibility toward the children, parents, staff and community.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for the children that will further physical skills, develop language abilities, guide social development, develop creative abilities, foster emotional development, and build cognitive skills in relation to math, science, reading, and writing. Through planned curriculum, the teacher will be responsible for the selection and arrangement of materials, equipment, and experiences suitable to the developmental needs of the group. Provide an environment conducive to maintain each child's feelings of safety, security, and positive self-worth.Develop and maintain a constant awareness for the health, safety, and well-being of the children through: specific adult housekeeping responsibilities; instructing children on the right way to use equipment and materials; employing proper first aid methods in cases of injury; developing acceptable techniques; and routines regarding the daily schedule, toileting, hand washing, eating, sleeping, dressing; and discipline.Demonstrate consideration, respect, and warm friendly interest in individual children and their families. Identify needs of individual children and request assistance of and cooperate with parents and other professional staff members in remedying problems.Demonstrate courtesy, tact, and common sense by maintaining a pleasant working relationship with parents and staff and understand, support, and appreciate the diverse needs of families in the center.Follow District standards in relation to fulfilling requirements for continual improvement through use of Desired Results Developmental Profile, Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS), and annual teacher evaluation.Assume responsibility for supervision of Instructional Assistants in the classroom including developing shared room duties and responsibilities, training assistants in appropriate practices and standards, and annual evaluation/ accountability.Maintain an orderly classroom environment through: use of lesson planning; developing and practicing positive problem solving strategies; planning and attending staff meeting; child friendly room arrangement; following District health and safety guidelines; regular parent communications; requesting and ordering instructional materials and supplies; and participation in curriculum development programs and staff training within the center or on the District level.Ability to work with new and experienced staff.Knowledge of up-to-date theories, techniques, and methodologies related to curriculum and staff development for both special education and general education teachers.Perform other duties as assigned.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS - QUALIFICATIONS:Credential: Child Development Teacher Permit or Children's Center Instructional Permit Education: AA degreePersonal Qualities: Appearance, grooming and personality that establish a desirable example for children. Ability to meet standards for physical and mental health. Better than average recommendations from responsible character references. Demonstrates courtesy, tact, and common sense. Maintains a pleasant working relationship with parents and staff, and an understanding and appreciation of children's and parent's needs. Demonstrates consideration, respect, and warm friendly interest in individual children. Ability to provide leadership, self-initiator. Communicates effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work with new and experienced staff. Knowledge of up-to-date theories, techniques, and methodologies related to curriculum and staff development for both special education and general education teachers. Experience: Prior experience in supervising children is desirable.Certificated Salary Schedule

Requirements for Applying

1. Education Specialist - Early Childhood Special Education, or equivalent2. CLAD Authorization or equivalent3. Resume4. Letter of Introduction5. Letter(s) of Recommendation

Requirements for Applying

1. Education Specialist - Early Childhood Special Education, or equivalent2. CLAD Authorization or equivalent3. Resume4. Letter of Introduction5. Letter(s) of Recommendation

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any program, practice or activity it conducts. For inquiries or complaints related to employee-to-employee, student-to-employee, or work/ employment related discrimination or harassment, contact: Human Resources Service and Support Department, Jeffrey Thiel, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent/ Title IX Coordinator, 84 East J Street Chula Vista, CA 91910, Jeffrey.Thiel@cvesd.org, (619) 425-9600, Ext. 1340.

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