Pre Kindergarten Special Education Teacher
-Modifies and implements Curiosity Corner curriculum geared toward three and 4-year-olds to academically prepare them for kindergarten and provide ongoing opportunity for development of socialization and self-help skills.
-Implements behavior modification principles, specifically Applied Behavior Analysis and visual aids for students with Autism.
-Interacts frequently, affectionately, and respectfully with a class of 9 students while supervising two teacher assistants.
-Designs small and large group lessons based on weekly themes and curricula.
-Participates in all aspects of IEP annual review meetings and conducts and facilitates regular parent/guardian communication and conferences to discuss orientation, work sampling portfolios, transitions, and developmental goals of each student.
-Follows all safety and health rules while supervising all children at all times and demonstrates awareness of the entire group whether working with a small group or individual students.
-Manages classroom control, using positive reinforcement, with high expectations