Plan and implement developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for 3-5 year old students.
Conduct large group, small group and individual learning experiences.
Differentiate instruction based on student needs and learning goals.
Prepare and maintain a high quality, safe, linguistically/culturally sensitive and engaging learning environment. All classroom environments will be monitored using ECERS-3.
Incorporate technology into instructional and assessment practices.
Utilize formal and informal assessment systems to collect student data, monitor progress and inform instructional decisions.
Engage in reflective practices to develop plans for student goals and improving classroom practices.
Participate in development and implementation of IEP goals when necessary.
Develop partnerships with families through daily communication, conferences and parent-child activities.
When appropriate, partner with bilingual adults to support interactions with students to reinforce learning across all languages enrolled in classroom and communicate with families.
Professional Requirements of the job include:
Follow ECDEC and school district policies and procedures.
Complete paperwork and submit data when requested by administrators, as well as all personnel paperwork as required by The Center, including but not limited to time cards and leave forms.
Collaborate and interact positively and effectively with paraprofessionals, teachers, administrators, other personnel and parents.
Actively participate in Professional Learning Communities, school and program meetings and trainings.
Participate in on-going professional development.
Continuously engage in best practices and uphold standards of a high quality early childhood program.
Professional Educator License (PEL) with Early Childhood Endorsement
English as a Second Language and/or Bilingual Endorsement (or coursework towards endorsement)
Early Childhood Special Education Approval
Interest and/or experience working with at-risk and students with special needs; experience with diverse populations a priority
Strong commitment to professional excellence
Bilingual Spanish preferred
Additional Salary Information: The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning offers a competitive teacher salary and benefits package. Retirement benefits are provided through TIAA CREF (this is not a TRS-eligible position).
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning is the non-for-profit hiring agent. ECDEC follows the school district calendar of the placement locations.
About The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning, is a nationally recognized professional development
and educational services organization dedicated to better teaching and learning in early childhood,
elementary, secondary and adult education.
Our focus is on education professionals who serve distressed and at-risk populations — children at
risk of academic failure, young children with special needs, students from linguistically and culturally
diverse backgrounds, refugees and immigrants. We also serve professionals that work with adults who
seek to advance their position by obtaining U.S. citizenship, a GED, improved language skills, or basic
skills needed to hold and advance from service jobs.