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Early Childhood Special Education Teacher - Red Hawk Ridge Elementary School

Job Details

FLSA:

Exempt

SALARY SCHEDULE:

Link to https://www.cherrycreekschools.org/Page/2906

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PAY GRADE:

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BENEFITS:

Our employee benefits package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long term disability, critical illness insurance, and accident insurance. Visit our website for full details.

SUPERVISOR:

Principal or designee.

SUMMARY:

The early childhood special education teacher will assess and provide intervention to ensure student success and promote an exemplary education program fostering achievement for all students. Develops and promotes good relations among the school community: parents, staff, administration and other community members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ability to assess and provide intervention services to students (2 to 5 years of age) who exhibit special needs, and monitor progress toward Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals.
2. Ability to assess and provide intervention to English language learners and students who are on a Response to Intervention (RTI) plan.
3. Familiarity of diagnostic assessments for Early Childhood Special Education.
4. Strong knowledge of content area, teaching methods, learning styles and educational research related to special education students of all levels and abilities.
5. Strong classroom management, communication, organization and planning skills.
6. Positively impact achievement and differentiate instruction based on the needs of the students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement.
7. Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, staff, parents and administrators.
8. Willing to support and actively participate in a professional learning community.
9. Demonstrate an ability to provide small group and individual services to all levels of student ability (service cognitive delay, autism, learning disabled, emotional disabled, and speech/language eligible students).
11. Ability to work cooperatively with the ECE team (classroom teachers, teaching assistants and other special education staff) to provide intervention and consultation regarding the needs of students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Hold a valid Colorado Early Childhood Special Education License.
2. Proficiency in using technology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Experience in pediatrics or early childhood preferred.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Moderate physical effort (lifting up to 25 pounds)
• Prolonged standing and walking.
• Squatting.
• Frequent bending, reaching, and climbing.
• Occasional lifting, pulling, and pushing.
• Speaking and hearing.
• Visual concentration.
• Eye/hand coordination.
• Manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard.
• Concentrated reading/writing/mathematics.
• Varying levels of noise.
• Mild/Moderate classroom environment.
• Normal school district environment.
• May work outdoors when monitoring student activities.
• May be required to perform physical restraint.

Last Updated: 03/14/2021

Company

The Cherry Creek School District is one of the highest-achieving school districts in Colorado. We educate more than 53,000 children, representing over 150 languages. We serve over 300,000 residents in 108 square miles spreading across eight municipalities: Cherry Hills Village, Centennial, Foxfield, Glendale, Greenwood Village, and portions of Aurora, Englewood, and Denver. We employ over 3,700 teachers who serve in our 67 schools and programs. Ninety-eight percent of our schools rank in the highest category of Accreditation by the Colorado Department of Education. 

We are proud of our longstanding national record of excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities. It is a testament to the efforts of a supportive community, involved parents, dedicated staff members, and motivated students. 

Professional learning opportunities and support for educators are abundant in Cherry Creek, including educator mentorship, new educator orientation, district-level professional learning, and school-based learning teams - all directed toward developing educator craft and increasing student achievement. 

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the many opportunities in our district and the wonderful lifestyle of Colorado.

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Website
Telephone
17205544460
Location
4700 S YOSEMITE ST
GREENWOOD VILLAGE
CO
80111
US

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