Preschool Disabilities Classroom Teacher

Cincinnati, OH, US
Jul 25, 2019
Grade Level
Early Childhood
ZZ Historical: Rising Stars Academy - Carthage

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  •    ABOUT CPS:

    Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 36,000 students preschool to 12th grade in 63 school communities, across a 90-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is the best-performing large urban district in Ohio and ranks among the top 2 percent of Ohio districts for students' learning and growth and offers families high-quality school choices and academic programs.

    The district's innovative approach to education, its investment in effective and caring educators and employees, and vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated school performance to the highest level in decades - ensuring that students in preschool to 12th grade thrive and graduate prepared for successful lives in the 21st century.

    Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family.

    Title: Preschool Diagnostic Team-Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

    Qualification: Valid Ohio licensure-Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

    Reports To: Director of Student Services and Manager of Preschool Disabilities

    Role: To serve as an intervention specialist as part of a team in order to perform screenings and educational assessments for preschoolers and to assist in determining eligibility for special education based on federal and state laws.

    • Share case manager duties with team members
    • Assist in reviewing HMG and parent request referral forms
    • Attend transition conferences for children in HMG who will be turning 3
    • Schedule and conduct screenings to determine if an educational disability is suspected
    • Schedule with families Initial ETR planning meetings
    • Schedule and facilitate play based evaluations and observations with students
    • Write evaluation reports with assessment results for the Initial ETRs.
    • Attend Initial ETRs and IEP meetings with families and team members
    • If preschooler is eligible for special education, prepare draft IEP goals and objectives for initial IEP
    • Complete initial Childhood Outcome Summary scores
    • Complete necessary reports and record keeping as required by state and local policies and procedures

    Essential Functions/Skills:
    • Anticipate time constraints. Manages tasks efficiently to meet deadlines
    • Establishes a professional relationship with families and community stakeholders.
    • Maintains a professional demeanor with students, parents, coworkers and administration.
    • Engages in professional growth activities through ongoing programs of job related knowledge and skill development.
    • Meets regular and predictable attendance requirements

    Contract Provisions: Intervention Specialist - Per CFT Agreement

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources

    Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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