Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (Birth-5)
Columbus Public School is currently seeking an Early Childhood Special Education teacher (Birth-5 years). The ideal candidate will work closely with team members to evaluate and serve children and families as well as conduct evaluations to determine eligibility for services, prepare Multidisciplinary Team Reports (MDT), complete Routines-Based Interviews with families to identify primary areas of concern (Birth-3), assess infants and toddlers’ entry and exit data through Teaching Strategies GOLD, develop Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) and Individual Education Programs (IEP), and participate in MDT, IFSP, and IEP meetings with team members and families.
The Columbus Public School District serves approximately 4100 students. The District offers an excellent benefits package and features five modern K-4 elementary schools, one new 5-8 middle school, and one new four-year high school. We employ over 800 staff of which 335 are Nebraska certified teachers and administrators. Teachers in Columbus Public Schools qualify for the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Columbus is a city of progress and industry and has a population of 22,000. It is within easy reach of both Omaha and Lincoln (75 miles). The city is large enough to provide excellent educational opportunities, health care, and recreational activities. The Columbus Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, or genetic background or in admission or access to, or treatment of employment, in its programs and activities. A detailed job description for this position can be found on our web page at www.columbuspublicschools.org under the Employment link.
Salary is determined by years of experience and education.
BA Step 1 starting at $38,500
Starting August 2020.