Summary

This School Readiness Educator position will teach in the Bright Beginnings pre-kindergarten program, in a co-taught model, alongside an Early Childhood Special Education teacher.  The Bright Beginnings preschool program provides a developmentally appropriate environment that stimulates student development and mastery using the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress for cognitive, social/emotional, language, literacy, and physical/motor development of 4-year-olds.

Description

Position Summary:
This School Readiness Educator position will teach in the Bright Beginnings pre-kindergarten program, in a co-taught model, alongside an Early Childhood Special Education teacher. The Bright Beginnings preschool program provides a developmentally appropriate environment that stimulates student development and mastery using the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress for cognitive, social/emotional, language, literacy, and physical/motor development of 4-year-olds. This position will work with one AM Section (8:15-10:45). This class meets for 2.5 hours, 5 days per week.  Additional calendar days are devoted to student orientation, staff work days, and professional development. School Readiness is an inclusive educational setting serving 16 students/section. The successful candidate will work as a team member to create a warm and welcoming environment for children, their families, and professional colleagues. 

Qualifications:
A valid Minnesota teaching license in early childhood is required. Training and background in continuous improvement, MN Early Childhood Indicators of Progress, and Cor Advantage preferred.  Curriculum experience also sought includes Fountas and Pinnell, Everyday Math, Visual Phonics, Conscience Discipline, and SMART. Demonstrated use of research-based practices and approaches to ensure all learners achieve at the highest levels. Current first aid and CPR certificate, or willingness to obtain.

Position Requirements:  
Successful 2 years of experience in partnering with preschool families around preparing young children for school readiness. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to work as a team member in a culture of excellence to deliver programs that address the positive development of children and families in diverse populations. Demonstrated communication and organizational skills required.

FTE/Schedule:
0.5 FTE  

Pay Rate:
Based on Master Agreement

ISD 761 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY