LCES is seeking an Early Childhood PreK-2 Special Education Teacher!
Length of Assignment: 10 months (179 contract days) Follows LCSD calendar
Salary: LCSD Teacher Salary Schedule (pending approval May 23, 2022); Base pay is $43,000
To create a flexible special education program and a class environment favorable to learning and
personal growth for all learners; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students
to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for Early
Childhood Education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships
with parents and other staff members. Facilitate quantitative assessment to determine learning
disabilities, and diligently write Individualized Education Plans which help the learner achieve.
Close monitoring of all special education provisions, laws, and requirements important, as well
as Response to Intervention support.
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
A. Collaborates with classroom teachers on implementation of IEP for all learners on
B. Participate and collaborate with the MTSS process, prior to special education
C. Conduct all assessments required with determining student special education eligibility.
D. Work closely with parents and families, at least to the minimum of the laws, to ensure
excellent communication and clarity around student plans.
E. Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’
progress and interpret the school program.
F. Creates engaging lessons and assessments for learners according to curricula
G. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in
assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems. Creates an
effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin
boards, and interest centers.
H. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by
professional growth activities.
I. Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by
which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with guidelines.
J. Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory
K. Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day, as appropriate.
L. Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district/state testing program.
M. Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
N. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
a. Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university
b. Colorado teaching certificate /early childhood special education endorsement.
c. Experience is preferred
● External candidates, please submit a Certified Employee Application, In addition to
completing this application, please submit a resume, transcripts, credentials, three letters of
recommendation and a copy of your Colorado Teaching Certificate/License if available. Submit
to Katie Pongrekun, Principal and Kathleen Fitzsimmons, HR Manager.
Lake County School District is an equal opportunity employer.