Preschool Teacher – Watertown Public Schools


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Early Steps Preschool
Watertown Public Schools
Watertown, MA

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Job Details
Job ID: 3931252
Application Deadline: June 29, 2022
Posted: June 15, 2022
Starting Date: August 31, 2022

Job Description

Job Goals:
To teach preschool aged children with and without identified Developmental Disabilities, using evidence-based instructional practices based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), in order to ensure that students gain skills in the areas of pre-academics, play skills, functional communication, self-help skills, and social skills, with the goal of building independence in all areas of their lives.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of the educational team
  • Develop and implement Individual Educational Programs (IEPs)
  • Collect and analyze data to develop and implement programming
  • Develop measurable goals and objectives in all domains of learning
  • Develop student schedules within the classroom
  • Ensure that all components of the students’ IEPs are implemented
  • Collect and analyze data towards progress of the IEP goals and objectives including both skill acquisition and behavior management data
  • Consult with and assist inclusion teachers in meeting the behavioral needs of students within the general education setting
  • Consult with team members regarding Behavior Plans, curriculum modifications, accommodations, and social skills
  • Attend IEP team meetings
  • Implement federal and state special education laws, regulations, and mandates
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Participate in district-wide and program-specific Professional Development
  • Assume such responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Early Childhood

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education (required)
  • Degree or certification in moderate Special Education (required)
  • SEI endorsement (required)
  • Experience working with students with Autism (required)
  • Experience with ABA and Behavior Plans (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer
Watertown Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements

  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Contact Information
Karen Feeney, Director of Early Steps
1 Concord Road
Watertown, MA 02472
Phone: 617-926-7765

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