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SPED Teacher – Moderate Needs for 2019 2020

Job Description:    Challenge to Excellence Charter School is in search of a full time  FTE Moderate Needs Teacher to serve elementary special education students.

Moderate needs teachers are responsible for the provision of an individualized service delivery model that utilizes inclusive practices through a combination of special education support provided in and outside of the general education classroom environment. Candidates should have demonstrated knowledge and skill regarding effective instruction, the assimilation of technology into the learning environment, and the ability to individualize instruction based on cognitive, social, emotional, and adaptive functioning. Applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of child development and behavior management in the setting of the general education classroom as well as a small group environment.  Applicants should have demonstrated effective case management skills, effective written and oral communication skills, in addition to knowledge and expertise with developing and maintaining IEPs.  Applicants should also have the ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with school personnel, students, and parents.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate understanding and empathy necessary for working with students and their families and have a demonstrated desire to function as a team member.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining complete and accurate records of student progress and development
  • Complete accurate testing to identify student needs
  • Schedule and run IEP meetings with school personnel and parents
  • Develop comprehensive Individual Educational Plans to appropriately identify all student needs
  • Utilize technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources to use for educational instruction, activities, and data tracking
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instruction that facilitate learning and establish clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Work with classroom teachers to plan, organize and implement appropriate instruction in the learning environment to encourage students to meet their academic potential. This includes consulting with teachers on the use of accommodations in the general education classroom
  • Participate in team, school, and parent meetings
  • Maintain effective methods to manage student behavior in and outside of the general education classroom.

Certifications: Special Education Generalist License-Colorado Department of Education

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Required

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Candidates must submit the following to be considered for an interview:

  • Fill out​ ​application​ under the ​Work with C2E​ tab at: challengetoexcellence.org
  • One page resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • One page letter outlining basic philosophy of teaching and learning
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal residency

Email above requirements to: careers@c2e.org

SPED Teacher – Moderate Needs for 2019 2020

Job Description:    Challenge to Excellence Charter School is in search of a part time 0.6 FTE Moderate Needs Teacher to serve elementary special education students.

Moderate needs teachers are responsible for the provision of an individualized service delivery model that utilizes inclusive practices through a combination of special education support provided in and outside of the general education classroom environment. Candidates should have demonstrated knowledge and skill regarding effective instruction, the assimilation of technology into the learning environment, and the ability to individualize instruction based on cognitive, social, emotional, and adaptive functioning. Applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of child development and behavior management in the setting of the general education classroom as well as a small group environment.  Applicants should have demonstrated effective case management skills, effective written and oral communication skills, in addition to knowledge and expertise with developing and maintaining IEPs.  Applicants should also have the ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with school personnel, students, and parents.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate understanding and empathy necessary for working with students and their families and have a demonstrated desire to function as a team member.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining complete and accurate records of student progress and development
  • Complete accurate testing to identify student needs
  • Schedule and run IEP meetings with school personnel and parents
  • Develop comprehensive Individual Educational Plans to appropriately identify all student needs
  • Utilize technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources to use for educational instruction, activities, and data tracking
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instruction that facilitate learning and establish clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Work with classroom teachers to plan, organize and implement appropriate instruction in the learning environment to encourage students to meet their academic potential. This includes consulting with teachers on the use of accommodations in the general education classroom
  • Participate in team, school, and parent meetings
  • Maintain effective methods to manage student behavior in and outside of the general education classroom.

Certifications: Special Education Generalist License-Colorado Department of Education

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Required

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Candidates must submit the following to be considered for an interview: ·         Fill out​ ​application​ under the ​Work with C2E​ tab at: challengetoexcellence.org

  • One page resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • One page letter outlining basic philosophy of teaching and learning
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal residency

Email above requirements to: careers@c2e.org

Classified Positions Announcements

Educational Assistant – full time for 2019 2020

Classification: Classified

POSITION SUMMARY: The successful candidate will be a positive member of a close knit teaching team, possess strong reading and mathematics skills, and be willing and able to work with a grade level team within K – 5th grade.  Must possess a strong work ethic and be willing to accept instruction and suggestions for improvement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented:
  • Small group and/or one on one student instruction
  • Assist in classrooms with supervising teacher
  • Engaging and creative lesson preparation for intervention instruction
  • Standardized test proctoring
  • Timely and accurate data entry
  • Assist in classroom duties like grading, designing bulletin boards, classroom displays, etc.
  • Recess and lunchroom supervision

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:

  • Is flexible
  • Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision
  • Has the ability to effectively communicate
  • Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Maintains a generally positive attitude
  • Observes all school policies and procedures
  • Refrains from divulging private information about students and staff
  • Has enthusiasm when working with students: an ability to transmit an excitement for learning to the students.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:     High School graduate or equivalent.

Experience:  Minimum of one to three year job related experience.

Licenses and Certifications: Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Strength, dexterity, coordination, and vision to use keyboard and video display terminal for prolonged periods.  Strength and stamina to bend, stoop, sit, and stand for long periods of time.  Dexterity and coordination to handle files and single pieces of paper; occasional lifting of files, stacks of paper or reports, references, student work, and other materials.  Some reaching for items above and below waist and head level.  Some reaching, bending, squatting, and stooping to access files, student work, and other items is necessary.  The manual dexterity and cognitive ability to operate a personal computer and other educational technology (LCD projector, Smart Board, iPads/Tablets, etc.) to enhance student learning.  Involves hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed under the following conditions:

Exposure to climate controlled classroom settings to outside weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat.  May involve exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to very loud on occasion.

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates must submit the following to be considered for an interview:

  • Fill out application under the Work with C2E tab at: challengetoexcellence.org
  • One page resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal residency

Email above requirements to: careers@c2e.org

Child Care – Program Leader

Description

This is a part-time position from 2:45 p.m to 6:00 p.m during regular school days.

Responsible for supporting the Director and Assistant Director in supervising children in various programs and unstructured activities. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of school-age children in various settings.
  • Actively engage and interact with children during operating hours.
  • Execute program and/or enrichment activities.
  • Enforce individual site behavioral expectations.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of equipment and materials in the program.
  • Administer minor first aid.
  • Conduct daily processes and duties required for opening, closing, and/or transitioning between sessions.
  • May work with special needs children.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

First Aid & CPR Certification (We can get your certified/re-certified.); Experience with working with children in a school or day care setting. High school diploma or college degree.

Job: Before & After School Program

Primary Location: Challenge to Excellence Charter School

Organization: K-8

One Year Only: No

Salary

Starting in a $12.00 range but commensurate with candidate’s experience.

Scheduled Hours Per Week: 15 to 18

Days Per Year: 173

Closing Date: Ongoing

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates must submit the following to be considered for an interview: Fill out the application from the challengetoexcellence.org website under the Work with C2E, Careers tabs. Applicants should also include a one page resume, two (2) letters of recommendation, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency. Email above requirements to: careers@c2e.org

Child Care – Program Aide

This is a part-time position from 2:45 p.m to 6:00 p.m during regular school days.

Responsible for supporting the Director, Assistant Director, and Program Leader in helping supervise children in various programs and unstructured activities. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

  • Help supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of school-age children in various settings.
  • Actively engage and interact with children during operating hours.
  • Help with program and/or enrichment activities.
  • Help to enforce individual site behavioral expectations.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of equipment and materials in the program.
  • Administer minor first aid.
  • Conduct daily processes and duties required for opening, closing, and/or transitioning between sessions.
  • May work with special needs children.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

First Aid & CPR Certification (We can get you certified/re-certified.); A desire to work with school-aged children, experience preferred.

Job: After School Program

Primary Location: Challenge to Excellence Charter School

Organization: K-8

One Year Only: No

Salary

Starting at minimum wage range but commensurate with candidate’s experience.

Scheduled Hours Per Week: 15 to 18

Calendar Days: 173

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates must submit the following to be considered for an interview: Fill out the application from the challengetoexcellence.org website under the Work with C2E, Careers tabs. Applicants should also include a one page resume, two (2) letters of recommendation, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency. Email above requirements to: careers@c2e.org.