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CP Rochester Early Childhood Education Teacher in Rochester, New York

Order#: NY1499142
Early Childhood Education Teacher

Employment: Full Time/School Year - 37.5 hours a week (Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm). Includes a 6-week summer program. This position follows the school calendar with vacations coinciding with school breaks. All School Breaks are paid. Evening and weekend work maybe required as job duties demand.

Summary/Objective: The Early Childhood Education Teacher teaches young children in an integrated pre-school classroom with the Special Education Teacher. Creates and maintains a structured and effective program and safe environment that provides for the individual development needs of the children.

Required Education and Experience: 1. Bachelors degree in Childhood Education with NYS certification in Childhood Education. Early Childhood Certification (Birth-Grade 2) preferred. 2. Experience working with young children. 3. Knowledge of child development and student learning. 4. Knowledge of content and instructional planning and implementation. 5. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. 6. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.

Competency Requirements: 1. Strong Collaboration Skills. 2. Strong Leadership Skills. 3. Effective Communication Skills. 4. Time Management Skills. 5. Effective Classroom Management Skills.

Responsibilities include: 1. Imparts agency philosophy of Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential to children, families, program staff and community resources. 2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy. 3. Ensure a meaningful and individualized educational experience for all students. 4. Administers developmental assessments to all students to gather data to determine how to meet individual development needs of the children. 5. Works with the Special Education Teacher to coordinate a structured program and safe environment that provides for the individual development needs of the children. 6. Coordinates daily and weekly lesson plans with the Special Education Teacher that are available for review by the Program Director or the Education Coordinator. 7. Maintains all necessary paperwork in portfolios for each child. 8. Participates in all parent-teacher conferences for children in the New Friends program. 9. Attends all team, discipline and staff meetings as designated. 10. Creates lesson plans using NYS Learning Standards and agency selected curriculum. 11. Supervises classroom paraprofessionals, aides and assistants, students, volunteers and others involved in helping capacities with input from the Special Education Teacher. 12. Completes annual performance appraisals for paraprofessionals, teaching assistants and teacher aides with input from the Special Education Teacher. 13. Schedules parent and family classroom visits in conjunction with the Special Education Teacher. 14. Develops an annual inventory of all classroom equipment and supplies together with the Special Education Teacher. 15. Submits daily/monthly attendance records for all children without disabilities. 16. Participates in conferences, workshops, department meetings and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development. 17. Adheres to agencys policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.