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    5th-8th Grade Special Education Teacher

    The 5th-8th-grade Learning Specialist teacher will take a leadership role in collaborative problem-solving interventions for students.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following:

    • Design and implement specialized instruction in one-on-one, small group, and large classroom settings.
    • Work collaboratively to plan and modify curriculum, team-teach with general educators and to communicate the abilities and needs of special education students.
    • Work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to conduct IEP and referral meetings, conferences, and to develop a multidisciplinary approach to the educational enhancement of the student.
    • Maintain ongoing communication with regular educators, school staff, students, and parents.
    • Create a safe supportive and understanding environment for disabled students.
    • Other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Hold a valid Colorado teaching license with Special Education Generalist endorsement.

    How to apply:

    Email the items requested below to Janelle Johnson at Janelle.Johnson@jeffco.k12.co.us 


    PreK Teaching Assistant

    Lincoln Academy is seeking a part-time (morning) PreK Assistant Teacher position to begin August 2019 at Lincoln Academy Preschool which is a part of Lincoln Academy Charter School, a Jefferson County Public Charter school dedicated to Core Knowledge principles. 

    The Assistant PreK Teacher is to work alongside the PreK Director/Teacher in planning and implementing a program to teach young children while providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program.  Applicants should be dedicated to the education and the care of students, communicating with parents, and collaborating with the director and fellow teachers.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Training in child development education, teaching in or equivalent early childhood programs/elementary education programs and evidence of successful experiences preferred.
    • The Assistant Teacher would normally attain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for the position through the completion of a post-secondary Early Childhood Education Program combined with related daycare and/or preschool teaching experience. Equivalencies will be considered.

    Other Requirements:

    • Must meet/or be able to meet the requirements established by CDHS as a Preschool Teacher

    How to apply:

    Email the items requested below to Barbara Robinson, Barbara.Robinson@jeffco.k12.co.us


    Educational Assistant Positions Available

    Grades K-4 Classroom Educational Assistants:

     

    Grades 5-8 Educational Assistants:

    EA Job Description:

    This position is a teaching support role that is between four and five hours each teaching day. Scheduling is determined by teacher need but typically includes the middle of the day for student lunch and recess supervision. We begin our educational assistant pay scale at $12.00 an hour with pay increases according to experience in the classroom.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Supporting a positive, safe and nurturing environment for students
    • Working with small groups of students to reinforce instruction in and out of the classroom
    • Grading non-subjective papers.
    • Monitoring student behavior in the classroom and other areas of the school
    • Monitoring student behavior on the playground during lunch and recess.
    • Performing clerical duties such as typing, filing, and ordering copies and supplies.
    • Administering or assist with tests.
    • Preparing instructional artwork, such as posters, bulletin boards, displays, charts, and visual aids.
    • Assisting on field trips
    • Providing coverage for other assistants when feasible.

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING:     

    A high school diploma or G.E D. is required for this position.

    EXPERIENCE

    Previous experience in a school setting preferred.

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EQUIPMENT

    This position requires basic language, math, and writing skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of general office equipment, such as computers is preferred but not required.

    Email the items requested below to Andrew Weir@ Andrew.Weir@Jeffco.k12.co.us


     
    Non-Teaching Professional Positions Available
     
    Part-Time Speech Pathologist

    SUMMARY: Apply principles, methods, and procedures for analysis of speech and language comprehension and production to determine communicative competencies. Provide intervention strategies and services related to speech and language development and literacy development as well as disorders of language, voice, articulation and fluency and functional communication that adversely affect an individual's educational performance.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Collaborate with professionals and parents to observe, plan, implement, monitor, and facilitate generalization of oral and written communication skills.
    • Use research-based and technically sound practices to drive decision-making and interventions; and collaborate with school personnel and parents in order to develop and modify student intervention strategies.
    • Provide assessments that are relevant to the presenting concern, meaningful communication skills.
    • Use a variety of service delivery options, evidence-based practices and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
    • Manage time, organize material, and communicate with school teams, building, and central administrators to effectively manage individual student programs; engage in problem-solving process with school-based teams.
    • Share knowledge with individuals and groups concerning communication, language and literacy development.
    • Advocate for the individual's communication needs across a variety of settings.
    • Participate in professional enrichment activities to maintain a high standard of service delivery.
    • Participate in or utilize specialized services to provide better programming for individuals with complex needs.
    • Complies with Exceptional Student Services and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting). Input information into the ezEDMed system for reimbursement purposes.
    • Provide direct and indirect interventions/therapy to students according to their special education Individualized Education Program (IEPs).
    • Plan for/attend IEP meetings for assigned caseload.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Hold current CDE Special Services Provider license with an endorsement in one of the following: Speech Therapist, Speech Correction or Speech/Language Pathologist. Masters degree in speech pathology or communications disorders from an ASHA-recognized training institution. Must be certified by ASHA (American Speech Language Hearing Association) upon eligibility after clinical fellowship year. Certificate of Clinical Competence preferred.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Normal routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that cannot always be anticipated.

    Applicants should send the information below to Janelle.Johnson@Jeffco.K12.Co.Us