Teacher- Universal Pre-K

UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN TEACHER (UPK)

Full-time positions with excellent benefits with the Waterville Central School District in Waterville, NY; The Waterville SCD consists of approximately 800 students in grades K-12.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Division Director, Child Care and Family Services or designee,and the Waterville Central School District (WCSD) Administration, the Universal Pre-Kindergarten Teacher supervises the overall planning and implementation of the Waterville Central School District Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program.

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Create and implement lesson plans based on WCSD and NYS Learning Standards, ensuring all required aspects are included

• Responsible for the upkeep of records, including individual student portfolios

• Work with Aide to manage a classroom of up to 16 students, implement positive child guidance and classroom management techniques

• Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met.

• Create positive educational climate for students, maintain an environment that is safe, healthy, enriching, orderly and appealing

• Conduct multiple assessments throughout the year following WCSD UPK schedule

• Collects and records children’s progress to complete accurate assessments and individualize curriculum.

• Make referrals to CPSE following WCSD protocols, integrate Individual Education Plans (IEP) for children with disabilities

• Communicate with and involve parents at all levels

• Provide direct and competent supervision to ensure the safety and security of children at all times in accordance with WCSD requirements in the classroom, during outdoor experiences and field trips.

• Participate in ongoing Professional Development sessions as required by WCSD

• Participates in family style meals with the children as a curriculum activity, to model good nutrition and proper social skills for preschool children.

• Reports to the Training Coordinator/UPK Supervisor the need for supplies and materials as well as any repair and equipment needs

• Represents and interprets the agency and its mission to supporting and interested groups, as assigned

• Completes and conducts staff performance appraisals as per agency policy

• Maintains self in professional manner at all times and adheres to Waterville Central School and The Neighborhood Center policies, procedures and Mission Statements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Pre-Kindergarten teachers providing instruction shall possess:

• A teaching license or certificate valid for service in the early childhood grades pursuant to Part 80 of NYSED Commissioner’s Regulations Part 100. EOE

To apply for this job email your resume to hr@neighborhoodctr.org