DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
TEACHER – Early Childhood Education & Community Outreach Facilitator
Performs professional instructional work of moderate
difficulty in guiding students toward gaining knowledge and skills in order to
become productive citizens; create a class environment favorable to learning
and personal growth; establish effective rapport with students; motivate
students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge; establish positive
relationships with parents and with other staff members.
Community Outreach FUNCTION
Facilitate community outreach programming
to provide parenting education and family literacy opportunities.
Work is performed under the direction of the SRCL program
coordinator, who will at least annually evaluate the ECE-COF teacher’s
performance. Work is reviewed through
observations and results achieved.
Meet and instruct assigned classes in the location
and at the times designated.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of
established district curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear
objectives to the students for all lessons, units, and projects.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to
learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of students;
translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available
time for instruction; provide written evidence of preparation upon request of
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and
media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and
the needs and capabilities of each student.
Strive by instruction and action to implement the
district’s philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives and
performance expectations as outlined on the Teacher Performance Descriptor
Identify the difference in needs, abilities, and
interests among students and provide appropriate instruction to meet those
Employ a variety of classroom assessment techniques
in order to determine student’s instructional needs in meeting the district’s
competencies; assess accomplishments of students on a regular basis in order to
provide progress reports as required; communicate with parents as deemed
Administer group standardized tests and proficiency
tests to students in accordance with district testing programs.
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as
required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to
protect students and to maintain equipment, materials, and facilities.
Develop and maintain a code of conduct for the
classroom which is consistent with established administrative policies; develop
rules of classroom behavior for which are enforced in a fair and just manner.
Make provision for being available to students and
parents for education-related purposes during the scheduled workday when
required or requested to do so.
Plan for and participate in professional improvement
activities; take advantage of courses, readings, in-service training, and
conferences in his/her area of specialization and competency.
Establish and maintain two-way communication with
parents, students, and other staff members in an honest, positive, and
Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aides,
volunteers, and student teachers; make written evaluation as required.
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities on
campus during the assigned working day; participate in the sponsorship of
student activities as appropriate to the grade level; attend established
traditional school-sponsored activities agreed upon by the building
administrator and the faculty.
Fulfill the requirements of punctuality,
reliability, and responsibility with regard to school level and school district
policies, procedures, and regulations.
Cooperate with other professional staff members in
assessing and helping solve health, attitude, and learning problems of the
Attend building and district meetings to promote
communication and mutual decision making among the staff.
Serve on district committees that develop
curriculum and enhance instruction.
Facilitate community programming for children ages
3-5 designed to meet the Nevada Pre-K Standards and national standards for
Collaborate with Washoe Tribe Head Start and other
community preschool programs to support all children with kindergarten
Facilitate Transition to kindergarten.
Collaborate with the Douglas County Public Library
to provide Parenting Education Programs for Pre-K students, as well as families
with children (0-4) in community child care centers.
Provide home visit programs to provide
individualized developmental learning goals and activities for children at-risk
designed to increase language and literacy skills.
Collaborate with Douglas County Social
Services to develop family self-sufficiency.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Frequent contact with students, parents, school personnel
and other school personnel.
CONDITIONS OF WORK
Typical classroom environment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices for
effective teaching techniques and strategies in area of specialization; of the
principles and practices for effective student learning techniques; of lesson
planning; of available instructional media; of modern techniques for classroom
assessment; of effective interpersonal communications. Skill in the use of a computer and related
software. Ability to perform the
following work activities with or without reasonable accommodations:
lessons, units and projects consistent with District curriculum goals and
and instruct assigned classes.
independently and handle multiple priorities.
the accomplishments of students.
fair and appropriate classroom management techniques.
assignments for aides, volunteers and student teachers.
good instructional, coaching and mentoring practices.
effectively, both orally and in writing.
accurate, complete and correct records as required by law.
or learn to operate a microcomputer and related software.
enthusiasm, excitement and a strong feeling of commitment to the teaching
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in
education or a related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and
training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the
Possession of a valid Nevada Teaching Certificate issued by
the State of Nevada:
with an Early Childhood Education endorsement