Early Childhood Resource Teacher - Pre-K

Prince George's County Public Schools - Oxon Hill, MD (30+ days ago)3.8

This is a PGCEA, Table A, 10-Month Position

Salary Range: $47,781 - $103,819

Closing Date: June 4, 2018

Detailed Description
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Provides intentional coaching to assigned teachers;
Assists with lesson planning, development of instructional materials, and implementation of curriculum, assessments, and professional development;
Encourages schools to utilize data to make sound decisions for students and to differentiate instruction;
Provides modeling and strategies for optimum teaching delivery and student results;
Addresses effective learning by utilizing universal design for learning, differentiated instruction, response to intervention and positive behavioral interventions and supports;
Attends and actively participates in staff meetings;
Attends school-based planning sessions and team meetings;
Confers with school instructional team (SIT)/multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to address academic and/or behavioral concerns;
Maintains required documentation and follows required procedures and practices;
Improves skills and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multicultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Broad knowledge of early childhood pedagogy;
Knowledge of school organization, goals and objectives, curriculum, teaching techniques, current trends, research, and materials of instruction in field of specialization;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process;
Ability to provide instructions that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education;
Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;
Good knowledge and understanding of the teaching/learning process;
Ability to work effectively with administration, colleagues, central office staff, students, parents and community; and
Excellent oral and communication skills.

Bachelor's degree (Master's Degree preferred) in applicable field of education from a regionally accredited college or university and minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience teaching early childhood and planning curriculum; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

A Professional Certificate (Advanced Professional Certificate preferred) appropriate to area of assignment issued by the Maryland State Department of Education.

No direct supervisory responsibilities.

The physical demands 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 frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

Additional Details
Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.