ECFE - Childhood Educator
Effective immediately the Human Resources Office will accept online applications for an Early Childhood Educator position. The salary range is $21.99 per hour based on the contract for teachers.
Position Title: Early Childhood Teacher - ECFE Program15-20 hours per week beginning August 30, 2012
Reports to: Coordinator of Early Learning
Site: Mendota Elementary
EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- B.S. or B.A. degree in
early childhood education or elementary education with a minor in early childhood education.
- Must hold a Minnesota Early Childhood Education License according to Minnesota Statutes Chaper 124D.13 subd. 11
- Teaching experience
preferred with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and parents of children birth to five years old
- Experience developing
and maintaining learning environments for children
- Organizational skills
- Ability to supervise
and train teaching assistants
- Good communication
- Experience with
parents and children (birth to five) from multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and
varied socio-economic backgrounds preferred
- Ability and desire to
practice under the philosophy of the team concept
OTHER FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
- Provide appropriate planning and implementation of early childhood curriculum and related program activities utilizing the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of children through a variety of teaching techniques.
- Assess student learning and communicate specific student progress to parents utilizing the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress framework.
- Awareness of the Minnesota Parent Education Core Curriculum framework in order to plan for effective integrated teaching opportunities with the parent educator.
- Create a safe classroom environment conducive to learning and developmentally appropriate to the age and interest of children through literacy rich displays, interest centers and selection of appropriate materials.
- Assist in facilitating positive parent-child interactions that support curricular goals.
- Model positive behaviors and communicate effectively with children, parents, other staff and volunteers.
- Work with parents on an individual basis to address issues or concerns of parents.
- Prepare for assigned classes, showing written evidence of preparation at request of immediate supervisor.
- Plan and coordinate with other teaching staff and classroom paraprofessional.
- Assist in the identification of learning disabilities and delays, health and other concerns for children on a regular basis. Seek the assistance of district or community specialists as required. Follow district procedures for identifying children with special needs and other community referrals.
- Maintain and submit accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
- Remain up to date regarding the current research in the field of early childhood/family education.
- Participate in program meetings and in-service professional development as assigned
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Physically capable of meeting all performance responsibilities required with caring for children, including frequent standing and walking, stooping, bending, kneeling and lifting. Must be able to lift a 40 pound child and work with children on the floor in play areas.
To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application at www.isd197.org.
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