ECSE- Special Education Teacher- $52 / hour

Thornton, Colorado

Category: Schools

Travel

Job ID: 790073

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2246 / Week

Posted Date: 6/17/2024

Thornton, Colorado

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2246 / Week

Job ID: 790073

Posted Date: 6/17/2024

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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of early childhood special education students in Colorado? Are you a special education teacher that has always wanted a taste of Colorado? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Here are the details:


Position: Early Childhood (ECE) Special Education Teacher

Salary: $52 / hour (Travel Pay Package Available to those who qualify)

Location: Near Thornton, CO

Shift: Monday – Friday | Typical School Day Hours

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Start Date: August 2024

Contract Length: Full academic year (24/25 SY) or Partial School Year Available

Additional Details: Must have previous school experience along. Must have an active Colorado Teaching License with an early childhood special education endorsement or be willing to recieve it. Licensure assistance may be available to those who qualify. Various sites available for consideration.


Why Choose Amergis?

1. Personalized Support: At Amergis, our local Colorado team believes in supporting our candidates every step of the way. From licensure assistance to ongoing mentorship, we’re committed to your success.

2. Full Benefits: We offer comprehensive benefits, including a W2 Contract, health insurance (vision and dental), 401k plans and more. Your well-being and comfort matters to us.

3. Impactful Work: As a contracted employee with Amergis, you’ll have the opportunity to positively impact students’ mental health, confidence, and overall quality of life.

4. Enjoy Beautiful Colorado: If you are from another state, we have you covered! Imagine working in a state known for its stunning landscapes, outdoor adventures, and vibrant communities. Colorado offers a unique blend of professional growth and natural beauty. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Prepares student education plans in consultation with parents and department team members
  • Supports learning for students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.
  • Designs instruction, both individual and small group, which parallels the general education curriculum 
  • Assists parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development
  • Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities 
  • Serves as the coordinator of individualize education program (IEP) implementation with general education staff 
  • Monitors student progress, participates in review and revision of student’s IEP, as appropriate 
  • Maintains accurate student records 
  • Mentors and supports teaching assistants who provide support to students with disabilities 
  • Supports students in preparation for grade transitions and preparing for life skills
  • Assess students’ skills and educational needs and tracks student’s performance
  • Discusses students’ progress with their other teachers
  • Communicates to maintain positive relationships with students and their parents 
  • Follows School District policies and procedures 

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university preferred 
  • Valid state teaching certificate as required by state, contract/district regulations 
  • Minimum of one year experience in teaching environment preferred 
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Elementary Teaching preferred
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Secondary Teaching preferred
  • State Teacher Certification; Type: Standard Special Teaching preferred
  • Endorsement: Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS1) preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language required 
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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