• 13-Sep-2018 to 28-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Preschool
  • North Little Rock, AR, USA
  • $37,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Must love children! Positive attitudes are encouraged.

AEDD Children's Learning Center is now accepting applications for a full-time Certified Teacher. Working with children with Developmental Disabilities from ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Must hold a valid teaching certificate. Must be able to pass drug test and criminal background checks.  EOE/M/F

The duties will include education and supervisory responsibilities. The Certified Teacher must hold a valid teaching certificate issued by the AR Dept. of Ed. for Early Childhood Instructional Specialist P-4 or hold a valid Arkansas Teaching Certificate in a related field and an Alternative Licensing Plan (ALP) to complete the necessary certification.  Facility is open all 12 months of the year.

Job Summary:  The Special Education Teacher instructs preschool subjects to developmentally disabled students, adapting teaching techniques and methods of instruction to meet individual needs of students. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  include the following, Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans curriculum and prepares lessons and other materials, considering factors such as individual needs, abilities, learning levels, and physical limitations of students.
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Consults with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social worker, and others to develop educational program for student.
  • Develops, models and implements techniques for instruction.
  • Consults with treatment team to develop programs to maximize students' potential.
  • Assists members of the interdisciplinary teams as needed.
  • Insures that Teacher's Aides assesses student's individual progress by implementing goals and objectives on a daily basis.
  • Accurately completes all required documentation and assessments of students' performance
  • Attends initial and ongoing conferences for students on caseload.
  • Must maintain, track, and submit documentation of 60 hours of educational in-service training required by the ADE annually.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises teacher aides. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelors' Degree (B.A.) with a major in Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood and Special Education.  Arkansas State Certification requirements must be met. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this position the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.

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