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1 day ago 1. Instructors Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Major Pool

Education, Teaching

Position: Instructors Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Major - Open PoolInstructors - Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Major - Open Pool...

Instructors Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Major Pool Job

Posted by Colorado State University
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1 week ago 2. Elementary School : Special Education

Education

Position: Elementary School Opportunity: Special Education: Colorado - A school located near Fort Collins, Colorado is working to find a...

Elementary School : Special Education Job

Posted by Soliant
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1 week ago 3. Preschool Teaching

Education

Position: Preschool Teaching Position - This position’s purpose is to provide collaborative, engaging, and meaningful individualized...
Skills Needed: Required Qualifications:  
Colorado Early Childhood Teacher Qualification Requirements (with the expectation to maintain state in-service requirements).
Current Colorado Teaching License

Education and Experience:
- Colorado Early Childhood Teacher Qualification Requirements (with the expectation to maintain state in-service requirements).
- Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.
- Colorado teacher’s license or equivalent licenses will also be considered.
- Must be able to complete CBI fingerprinting and criminal investigation background check upon hire.
- Must be able to be certified in Child/Infant CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions, and Medical Administration. If you have these certifications already, please provide photocopies of documentation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Organization and Classroom Management:
• Establish routines and provide positive guidance
• Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable
• Implement positive discipline when required
• Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
• Observe children and make note of their progress
• Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner

Instructional Practice:
• Plan and execute appropriate activities for the children each day to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program
• Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
• Incorporate activities that include numeracy and literacy concepts
• Ensure children are supervised at all times
• Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games and storytelling
• Build children's esteem
• Comfort children
• Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable
• Implement positive discipline when needed
• Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
• Observe children and make note of progress to be communicated to the parent
• Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner
Knowledge and Skills:
• Child development and early education theories and practices
- Safe and appropriate activities for children-relevant legislation
• Policies and procedures to ensure that children are supervised and safe at all time.

Required Skills:
• Team building skills
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Decision-making skills
• Effective verbal and listening communications skills
• Stress management skills
• Time management skills
• Teaching skills

Expectations for Communication:
• Maintain communications with parents of preschool students through direct conversation, newsletters, emails, and calendars
• Collaborate with preschool team to write a weekly news email each week
• Personally greet and check in with parents and students each morning during drop-off
• Discuss children's development with parents
• Discuss problems and needs with Principal
Managerial:
• Maintain daily student records in accordance with established Colorado Human Services and Rivendell’s enrollment procedures and guidelines. Records MUST BE RETAINED FOR THREE YEARS.
• Continually monitor rooms for best practice arrangements of age-appropriate learning center(s).
• Monitor and provide suggestions to assure playgrounds and classrooms are maintained to the highest standards of safety and appearance.
• Keep the room sufficiently clean and organized.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Intellectual:
• Analytical - Designs workflows and procedures.
• Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason when dealing with emotional topics.
• Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.
• Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Interpersonal:
• Maintains confidentiality
• Listens to others without interrupting
• Keeps emotions under control
• Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things
• Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings
• Balances team and individual responsibilities
• Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views
• Gives and welcomes feedback
• Contributes to building a positive team spirit
• Supports everyone's efforts to succeed

Leadership:
• Accepts feedback from others
• Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Organization
• Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost-saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
• Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethics; upholds organizational values.
• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.

Self-management:
• Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
• Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
• Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.
• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
• Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality
• Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; works quickly
• Safety And Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly
• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands.
• Attendance/Punctuality - Consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time
• Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
• Initiative - Volunteers readily; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed
• Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work.


Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to effectively use email and word processing software.

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 frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving objects.

Acknowledgment:
I have read and acknowledge receipt of this job description and agree to perform the responsibilities as described above. I understand this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the person assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees who hold this position.

Preschool Teaching Job

Posted by Rivendell School of Northern Colorado
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over one month ago 4. Assistant Teacher

Education, Child Care/Nannying

As a Teacher at Primrose School of Fort Collins located at 2117 Bighorn Dr. in Fort Collins, you will help young minds explore, discover...

Assistant Teacher Job

Company: Primrose School
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