The Early Childhood Special Educator will support the classroom teachers by providing additional support and resources to our students who require special education services. Our program serves rising kindergartners in a full-day, six week summer learning program.
- Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
- Evaluating special-needs students, determining skill levels, and functional capabilities.
- Reviewing IEPs and Modifying lessons and revising the standard curriculum to match the child’s functional capacity and accommodations
- Co-teaching in integrated learning settings.
- Meeting parents and others to review goals and assess progress.
- Creating materials to assist in teaching.
- Helping children, such as those with cerebral palsy, who need assistance with motor skills and eating/drinking
- Providing an appropriate learning environment for students, such as those with sensory-processing challenges
- Advising parents on how to work with their child
- Instructing students one-on-one in imitation, repetition, and step-by-step problem solving
- Completing evaluative and accommodation forms such as IEPs
- Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice.
- Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management
- Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and
- Provide consistent, immediate feedback to student learning and asks analytical questions that elicit students’ responses that incorporate prior knowledge, life experience and interests that are directly related to the content
- Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
- Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning
- Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential
- Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and
- Engages parents and guardians thoughtfully in the education of their children utilizing culturally-competent practices.
- Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio-economic status, disability, religion, or political affiliation.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, and
- Rhode Island PreK-2 Teaching Certification, Special Education Endorsement.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Knowledge and application of appropriate early childhood teaching strategies and
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with Inspiring
- Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications and equipment. Take ownership for the achievement results of their students.
- Work collaboratively and approach all work with positivity and
- Are goal-driven, problem solver, and embody a can-do spirit and strong work
- Are dedicated to improving curriculum and instruction through data analysis, collaboration, reflection, feedback, best practices, and regular assessment.
- Demonstrate excellent verbal and written
- Communicate effectively with students, families, and
- Attend and actively participate in pre-service training. Attends weekly staff
- Wears mask properly and follows RI DOH and CDC COVID
- Must be able to pass background clearance
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 274-3240.