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Teacher Advanced
JOB CODE:105520
SALARY RANGE:$21,876 - $37,120
Department of Human Development and Services
Under the general supervision of a professional superior, performs professional work in instructing preschool aged children. Work involves teaching preschool aged children basic pre-elementary subjects. Work includes planning, organizing and supervising classroom activities to promote the social, emotional, intellectual and psychological growth of preschool aged children. Instruction is individual or in groups and is adapted to needs, interests, and abilities of the child. Work is reviewed through conferences, observations and review of lesson plans. Performs other work as requested. Note: Most employees within this classification are paid an hourly rate and work ten (10) months or less a year.
Develops lesson plans and instructional material as part of planned learning experiences to motivate preschool child while creating an environment that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of the children. Records and maintains accurate written records including assessments, progress reports, special education documentation, screening instruments, anecdotal observations, documents for transition to public school, parent/teacher conferences and other required forms. Participates in regularly scheduled team meetings to plan for and deliver collaborative services across all components. Establishes and maintains standards of appropriate child behavior to achieve a functional and healthy classroom and learning environment, instructs and supervises children in play; loading onto proper bus and classroom activities. Requests and obtains all necessary supplies and equipment; assists in inventory of all site equipment. Conducts a minimum of two parent/teacher conferences yearly. Conducts regular home visits for purposes of assessment and support; shares information on parenting, educational strategies and classroom progress. Supervises and directs Teacher Aides in implementing daily activities and lesson plans.
Knowledge of human development, family dynamics, and the needs of children. Knowledge and understanding of the developmental levels of preschool aged children. Knowledge in the motivational technique used in total child development. Ability to teach, supervise and relate to preschool aged children, both individual and groups. Ability to establish control and provide proper discipline when necessary. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to apply early childhood or child development theories in daily classroom planning and adapt to the individual needs of children. Ability to carry out supplementary responsibilities related to the Head Start Pre-School program. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
Associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in early childhood education.
Associate, baccalaureate or advanced degree in a field related to early childhood education plus six months experience in teaching preschool children.
Must be able to bend, stoop and lift 50 pounds. Must be able to ride and travel on a school bus. Position(s) in this classification may require typing or other computer software skills.
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.