Teacher Teacher-Early Childhood
Are you passionate about early learning? Jeffco Public Schools is hiring for Licensed Preschool Teachers. We have multiple positions across the district. Please see our jobs board for positions posted and locations.
SUMMARY: Responsible for the instruction of preschool learners. The teacher will utilize evidence-based data, best practices and frequent monitoring to influence instruction. The teacher will lead the team in ensuring District initiatives are implemented and that licensing regulations are followed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Demonstrate effective support of children’s language/reading, math, and social and emotional development, utilizing P-3 Best Developmental Core Practices.
Demonstrate an understanding of creating and maintaining environments that are conducive to child learning (e.g., well- managed classrooms that promote young children’s executive functioning, including self-regulation of emotions and behavior).
Establish a safe climate for learning through positive classroom management techniques, utilizing routines and structures to model and communicate behavioral expectations.
Complete observations to evaluate student progress using district approved assessments. Document all observations and assessments in district approved system. Demonstrate increased effectiveness in responding to individual children’s development and learning needs.
Work collaboratively with teachers, special education staff, instructional coach, classroom volunteers and all other school employees. Demonstrating common and cohesive instructional practices that are developmentally appropriate and differentiated to meet the needs of all children. Demonstrating a shared language about student learning. Demonstrating knowledge of instructional practices across the full PreK-3rd continuum, not just the age/grade-level for which responsible.
Using observational tools to observe each other’s classroom practices and effectiveness, to identify areas of disconnect, and to provide peer-to-peer feedback.
Perceive feedback received (from principals, teachers, instructional coaches, Early Learning Office and others) on instructional effectiveness to be constructive and supportive; use feedback received to improve practice.
Facilitate communication among students, team members (including other teachers, special education team, curriculum coach and principal) and parents.
Participate in continuous improvement; cooperate in implementation of school-wide and department-wide goals.
Demonstrate leadership in identifying, delivering, and evaluating timely content for own professional development. Stay current on licensing regulations, and ensure staff and student files are up-to-date as per district and CDHS requirements.
Perform administrative duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Must hold a valid Colorado Teaching License. Must meet early childhood teacher certification prior to beginning position.
EXPERIENCE Minimum one year successful teaching experience, preferably in preschool. Experience with curriculum, instruction and assessment preferred.
How to ApplyTo view and apply to positions please visit our jobs board: www.jeffcok12jobs.org
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