Job Description

Openings as of 4/21/2018
Licensed - Special Education PK-12

  • Teacher - Bilingual Early Childhood JobID: 35999
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Special Education PK-12/Special Education, Early Childhood (ECSE)

  • Date Posted:
    2/15/2018

  • Location:
    190-University Hill Elementary

  • Date Available:
    08/08/2018

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

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    Bilingual Early Childhood Teacher
    1.00 FTE - Regular Contract


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 231,460 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://www.bvsd.org.

    Responsibilities
    -Positively impact student achievement, using appropriate instructional strategies and strong knowledge of the appropriate curriculum and content area
    -Effectively manage the learning environment
    -Understand, appreciate and make accommodations for student diversity
    -Participate in professional development for continuous learning
    -Work with families in a partnership role
    -Work collaboratively with colleagues and community
    -Follow State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures

    Qualifications
    Required:
    -Colorado teaching license with appropriate endorsement in Early Childhood (or CDE licensure application in process)
    -Enroll in an ECSE program upon hire
    -Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish/English (must pass BVSD assessment)
    -Meet and maintain the requirements for Large Center Director Qualification as required by Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care Licensure, including but not limited to CBI, Health Statement, CPR, 1st Aid, Universal Precautions, and Medications Administration
    -Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application

    Preferred:
    -Dual licensure in Early Childhood Special Education and in Early Childhood Education
    -Expertise and experience working with English Language Learners
    -Experience teaching children, ages 3 to 5
    -Ability to work on a transdisciplinary team
    -Strong understanding of accommodations, modifications and strategies to use with preschool children who have special education needs
    -Ability to differentiate instruction in an inclusionary preschool model
    -Ability to use data to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate environment that promotes social, physical and intellectual growth of young children
    -Knowledge, experience and comfort in engaging all families in the educational planning for preschool age children, including home visits, parent conferences, parent volunteer opportunities and development of Individual Learning Plans in collaboration with family, other agencies and colleagues
    -Technology and software skills and experience–(Infinite Campus)
    - Knowledge and Understanding of Dual Language Instruction
    - Commitment to full Spanish Immersion Instruction

    Salary Information:
    Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.
    Application and Selection Procedure:
    Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position.
    If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

    Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html





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