Early Childhood Teacher
10-month, full-time position for 2012-13 school year.
Participate in Early Childhood Screening and Assessment.
Participate in multidisciplinary meetings and staffings. Identify
students' strengths and areas for improvement as a basis for
educational programming. Request materials based upon individual
student needs. Implement a program designed to meet the unique
needs and strengths of students. Provide concrete thematic that
supports emergent literacy development for each individual
student. Systematically record objectives and growth of each
student and periodically report results to parents both in a
written and verbal form. Provide a developmental appropriate,
sequential program for each child that is experientially based.
Determine limits within which students can have choices and
function in a "stress-free" atmosphere. Provide choices natural
and logical consequences and positive guidance strategies for
student behavior management. Schedule daily activities in
collaboration with other District 54 Early Childhood programs.
Develop and maintain effective public relations with staff,
parents, students, and community. Participates in planning,
program development and evaluation, staff development and
inservice meetings, parent involvement programs, and Child Study
Team meetings. Provide a supportive atmosphere to enhance each
child's affective development. Establish and utilize a variety of
interest centers and project areas. Provide technical
expertise/guidance to non-certified personnel - as well as
Requirements: Illinois Teaching Certificate
Type 04 and Early Childhood Special Education
Salary: 2012-13 teacher salary schedule
School District 54
524 East Schaumburg Road
School District 54 is the largest elementary school district in Illinois with 27 schools and more than 14,000 students from seven communities: Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg and Streamwood.
The district is committed to meeting the needs of all its children with a strong history of award-winning early childhood programs and an emphasis on fostering appreciation, understanding and respect for diversity. The district serves more than 900 limited English proficient students who speak 30 different languages.
Collaborative decision-making is an important value of the district. Site-based management is being undertaken through school leadership teams comprised of principals, teachers and parents who analyze demographic data and test score results of their students and use the information to define the vision, goals, programs and assessment practices for their schools.
Our nearly 1,100 teachers are supported by social workers, psychologists, technology facilitators, gifted resource teachers, literacy coaches and other specialists who assist them in meeting the students’ needs.
District 54 has a strong Parent Teacher Association at every school and many business partnerships that provide unique learning experiences.
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