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Salida School District R-32-J Preschool Teacher - Salida Early Childhood Center in Salida, Colorado

Position: Preschool Teacher - Salida Early Childhood CenterDuties: Provide individual and group activities which stimulate thedevelopment of all children in each of the domains as outlined inthe curriculum. Prepare and carry out weekly lesson plans that provide abalance of rich experiences that encourage children to express themselvesthrough art, language, and play. Use a variety of appropriate behaviormanagement techniques and positive reinforcement to create an effective,responsive environment for learning through teacher-child and peerinteractions. Systematically observe each student's on-going development.Assess children's developmental and social emotional growth 3 times annually.Generate and use reports from this data collection to drive planning.Establish individualized goals for each child regularly utilizing input fromfamilies and/or therapists. Participate in IEP/IFSP meetings as needed.Conduct in home visits, family/teacher conferences, and othercommunication with families. Promote parent participation and involvement ineducation activities provided for their children. Refer to and work withvarious community agencies in order to best support each family and child.Enrich educational opportunities when possible through the use of communityresources. Invite, instruct, and supervise volunteers in the classroom.Cooperate and work as a part of a system including staff, families, policycouncil, and community partners. Attend all required trainings and bewilling to attend trainings/workshops/classes to enhance skills and develop asprofessional as required by the program and the teacher's individual growthplan. Ensure that materials, equipment, and children's plannedexperiences are safe, developmentally appropriate, and prepare them forfurther school success. Request and maintain materials. Maintain accuraterecords for lesson planning, individualization, classroom attendance,record of snack, classroom sign in/out sheets, home visitdocumentation, parent/teacher conference documentation, familycontacts, mental health assessment, and child development assessment. Usea variety of appropriate behavior management techniques and positivereinforcement to maintain a positive, relaxed atmosphere. Provideappropriate climate to establish and reinforce pupil behavior and socialskills. Work effectively and create a positive rapport with preschool agedstudents, staff, administration, parents and community members.Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age; pass background and drugtest. No smoking or tobacco use is allowed on school property or in schoolvehicles. Must have drivers license. Selected applicant must verify pastexperience, hold a valid Colorado Department of Education teachingcertificate with an endorsement in early childhood education. Be licensed bythe State of Colorado as a Teacher. Contract for employment shall be subjectto approval by the District Board of Education. Selected applicant must complywith the District's Drug-Free Work Place Policy.Other Requirements: Successful teaching experience at the preschool level.Have a thorough knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and childdevelopment. Experience using technology to support instruction.Wages: Pay is $35,566 annually; paid monthly.Shift: This is a full time position; 32 hours per week. Will work Mondaythrough Thursday, hours to be set by employer. Employer has one position tobegin August 10, 2021. Closing date is July 27, 2021 or open until filled.Job Site: Salida, Co.Benefits: Health Insurance benefits and leave benefits.Application Instructions: If you meet the minimum requirements for thisposition, please click on How to Apply' to view the applicationinformation (registration is available at no cost.)Submit complete application packet with resume. Employer has one position toAugust 10th, 2021. Closing date to submit application is July 27th, 2021(or open until filled.)The Salida School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the bas

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