Preschool Lead Teacher
Posted April 10, 2012
Deadline for application: Until Filled
Compensation: Contact ABC Child Development Center
Work Schedule: M-F; Full Time
Nature and Scope of Job:. Our early education programs are designed for
children to explore their environment through developmentally appropriate
curriculum which focuses on literacy, science, art, music, language
development, interactive play and fun times with friends. Our professionally trained Teachers assess
each child and set goals to maximize individual development, ensure
Kindergarten readiness and stimulate each child’s intellectual, physical,
social and emotional growth. Early
childhood is when children are “learning super sponges” and therefore the
perfect time to stimulate a life-time love of learning.
Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training:
in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field.
in Early Childhood Education
Childhood Teacher qualified per CDHS Child Care Licensing
Qualifications: Able to observe, see, hear and respond to
children’s needs, emergencies, and conflicts that might occur in a classroom,
on the playground, in bathrooms, and common areas. Able to lift 30 pounds from the floor to a
waist high table 15 times daily. Able to
reach a child 30 feet away within 10 seconds without danger to the staff
person’s health. Able to crouch to a
child’s height, maintain eye contact at the child’s level, sit on the floor,
and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment. Able to determine cognitive, social, and
physical needs of children and communicate in writing and verbally in the
English language to a level that 95 percent of parents are able to understand
and respond. Able to handle stress,
tension, and exasperation that contact with many children and parents bring
every day without a negative impact.
Essential Job Functions:
preschool experiences to children identified as having special needs ages 2 ½ -
5 years of age in an integrated classroom with Colorado Preschool Program
students and typical peers.
closely with Dist 6 itinerant specialists (i.e., Masters Early Childhood
Specialists, SLP, OT, PT, School Psychologist, Nurse) and integrates their
suggestions and modifications into the child’s classroom routine and activities
to provide individualized programming for each child.
IEP meetings and keeps observations and progress reports as necessary for each
child’s IEP goals and objectives.
Lesson Plans with themes and activities that are developmentally appropriate
with both teacher and child directed activities. Creative Curriculum GOLD, and the Early
Language and Literacy Classroom Observation Tool will be used to supplement ABC’s
curriculum as instructed by ABC’s Community Preschool Programs Coordinator.
plans and materials are prepared a week in advance and are posted weekly for
parents on the parent bulletin board.
individual needs are understood, respected and met. Teachers understand the developmental purpose
of specific activities for children and plan accordingly. Cultural variations are included in the
the ability to supervise, direct and guide Assistant Teachers
use individualized adaptive equipment as prescribed by other professionals for
a Classroom Log Book where all Specialists coming into the classroom are
required to sign in and out.
other duties as assigned.
Weld County School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or
hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Superintendent is committed
to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching
educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider
applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who
will contribute to that effort.
Apply with ABC Child Development Center at 970.352.2222 or http://www.abccdc.com/employment.htm