Inclusion Preschool Teacher - Burlingame

$24.00 - $26.00 hourly
  • AbilityPath
  • Apr 16, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

AbilityPath is hiring for an Inclusion Teacher in our Inclusive Preschool in Burlingame!

The Inclusion Teacher provides guidance and mentorship in educating children in an inclusive class environment co teaching alongside our General Education Teacher. The Inclusion Teacher adapts the preschool curriculum to best support children with a variety of special needs, and collaborates with the preschool teaching team, co-Inclusion Teachers and families.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise day-to-day operations of inclusive preschool classroom and ensure overall health/safety of the program (including allergy awareness and other dietary restrictions) and adherence to licensing standards
  • Provides effective classroom management in a co-teaching environment to create a thriving learning environment for children of all abilities
  • Responsible for ongoing development, evaluation and oversight of the child-centered, play-based curriculum for children with special needs
  • Lead staff in the supervision and guidance of children with special needs, ages 2 to 5 years old, planning and implementation of classroom activities
  • Work collaboratively with Teachers to ensure instruction is aligned with the needs of the children receiving special education services, support data collection and implementation of services
  • Collaborate w/ preschool teaching team, and Education Coordinator to create and adapt curriculum for children with special needs
  • Assist Preschool Site Director and Education Coordinator to mentor and support teachers with classroom and curriculum needs to ensure best practices are adopted and implemented
  • Assist Preschool Site Director and Education Coordinator with coordinating IEP and private pay service process to include development of appropriate goals and objectives for all children with special needs within the program
  • Model exemplary behavior with children, families, and colleagues
  • Provide care for each child’s needs including changing diapers and assist with self-help skills

Education and Work Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and ability is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.
• Master’s in Special Education w/ emphasis in Early Childhood Development or equivalent
• California Special Education Teacher Credential preferred
• Minimum three years of experience working w/ children ages 3-5 in an inclusive environment

Licensing Requirements:
• Valid California Driver’s License/ID
• Proof of negative TB test results
• Verification of good physical health by physician
• Ability to obtain criminal fingerprint clearance
• At least 18 years of age

Physical Activity:
• Ability to physically respond to children with special needs
• Ability to lift at least 25 lbs. as needed
• Ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend frequently
 • Ability to sit and keyboard as needed


Equal Employment Opportunity: 

AbilityPath is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry (including language-use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, military or veteran status, or other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. AbilityPath will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination against, harassment of, or disrespectful or unprofessional conduct toward an employee based upon any of the protected characteristics listed above or based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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