POSITION DESCRIPTION

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, or related field;. ▫ Five years of experience ...
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POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE

TEACHER

WORKING TITLE

Preschool Itinerant Teacher

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT

Office of Early Learning

LOCATION

Crossroads II, Cary, NC

PAY GRADE

Classroom Teacher

FLSA STATUS

Exempt

REPORTS TO

Senior Administrator, Preschool Programs

SUPERVISES

None

WORK WEEK SCHEDULE

Monday - Friday

WORK HOURS

8:30 – 4:00

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR

10

POSITION PURPOSE: Provides direct instructional services to preschool children according to Individual Education Plans (IEP) in the in the least restrictive environment typically the home, child care setting, or community preschool. Manages a caseload of preschool aged children based on locations of children, frequency of services, and duration of sessions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES  Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local compliance regulations;  Extensive knowledge of best practices in special education and the development of young children;  Extensive knowledge of young children with disabilities;  Extensive knowledge of the Electronic Access to Student Information (EASI) system;  Effective oral and written communication skills;  Effective oral and written communication skills;  Critical thinking and problem solving skills;  Ability to work independently and complete tasks in the absence of clear direction;  Ability to organize information pulled from multiple sources;  Ability to perform data collection and analyze student data;  Ability to organize information pulled from multiple sources;  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with system staff, staff of child care centers, students, parents, external agencies, and the community. EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, or related field;  Five years of experience teaching preschool aged children;  Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered. CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS  Hold or be qualified to hold a North Carolina Professional Educator’s License in Birth to Kindergarten;  Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license according to the State of NC requirements.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in special education or related field. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides direct instructional services to preschool children according to Individual Education Plans (IEP) in the in the least restrictive environment typically the home, child care setting, or community preschool. 2. Manages a caseload of preschool aged children based on locations of children, frequency of services, and duration of sessions. 3. Collects ongoing student data to inform intervention support, program design, IEP development, as a part of the teaching cycle. 4. Designs and delivers high quality specialized instruction to young children with disabilities in the community using the North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning. 5. Coordinates and develops individualized supports for families to empower them to best support their child; connects families with local and state based community resources. 6. Stays abreast of current practices related to preschool education and participates in state and local professional development to improve own knowledge. 7. Perform other related duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS: PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Must be able to use a variety of office equipment such as computers, scanners, projectors, laminating machines, and copiers. Must be able t