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Pre-School Teacher, Autism

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4/1/2014
CAS LPA Recruiter
jobs@capitolautismservices.com
916-923-1789
1
200 Days
Full Time
4/30/2014 11:45 PM Pacific
Negotiable
Date Posted:
4/1/2014
Application Deadline:
4/30/2014 11:45 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
200 Days
Salary:
Negotiable
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: CAS LPA Recruiter Email: jobs@capitolautismservices.com Phone: 916-923-1789
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
JOB SUMMARY: The special education preschool teacher develops and conducts individualized education programs for children with autism, ages 3-5 years, under the direction of the Director in a classroom setting of a non-public school. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The incumbent will work with children with autism using identified curriculum and assessment tools to meet the students’ individual needs. Various teaching methodologies will be used to promote learning through a positive programming approach with Applied Behavior Analysis being the primary teaching methodology. Knowledge of methodologies such as TEACCH, PECS, ABLLS, etc are a must. SUMMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Assess the abilities and needs of students utilizing various assessment tools on an individual basis (DRDP, Brigance, ABLLS, HELP and other tools as appropriate) - Develop proposed goals and prepare written summary of present levels of performance, define areas of needs and strengths for presentation at Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings.. - Plan for special activities, develop materials and lessons to meet the needs of each student. - Teach academic subjects and functional self-help skills, using methods and aids to assist in the education and /or rehabilitation process - Develop/adapt curriculum to make it relevant for each student assigned to his/her classroom - Observe students to evaluate, record progress, and detect any and all signs of progress and/or regression. - Work collaboratively with others including parents, DIS providers and agency representatives. - Promote health and safety concepts and social interaction with all students QAULIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: - Early Childhood Education Specialist Credential (Special Ed) or Severely Handicapped Special Education Credential (with authorization for at least 3 years old and up) is mandatory. - A minimum of two years experience working with children/adolescents diagnosed within the autism spectrum. SPECIAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS: - Able to pass Department of Justice screens. - Able to provide proof of negative TB test or chest x-ray. - Able to read and write the English language. - Able to legibly record analyze and maintain data. - Able to maintain composure under stress, take direction, and remain flexible. - Able to communicate clearly. - Energetic, HIGHLY organized individual with strong verbal/written communication skills. - Dedication, patience, tact, flexibility in approach and ability to work collaboratively as a team. - Ability to successfully manage and train classroom staff. - Passion for teaching children with disabilities. - Able to lead by example and motivate others to learn. - Able to maintain appropriate confidentiality and protect the rights of students at all times. - Knowledge in Microsoft Office and the Internet. - This position requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and visual acuity, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. BENEFITS: - Medical, dental, basic life insurance and AD&D, and 401(k) if working 30 or more hours per week. A portion paid by employer - Voluntary life insurance, vision, and AFLAC if working 30 or more hours per week - Paid time off (PTO) if working 30 or more hours per week

Requirements for Applying

- Early Childhood Education Specialist Credential (Special Ed) or Severely Handicapped Special Education Credential (with authorization for at least 3 years old and up) is mandatory. - A minimum of two years experience working with children/adolescents diagnosed within the autism spectrum.

      Requirements for Applying

      - Early Childhood Education Specialist Credential (Special Ed) or Severely Handicapped Special Education Credential (with authorization for at least 3 years old and up) is mandatory. - A minimum of two years experience working with children/adolescents diagnosed within the autism spectrum.


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