Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Educational Service Unit #3 is looking for a part-time Early Childhood Special Education teacher to support various ESU #3 districts in their provision of Birth-3 services.  We’re looking for a qualified individual who is passionate about early intervention and enjoys being a member of a team!  Experience with RBIs and Getting Ready home visitation is a plus, but training can be provided to the selected candidate.  This position is scheduled to work 86.5 days during the 20-21 school year, which is a bonus for candidates who need flexibility in their schedules in order to balance family or other commitments. Apply today!




  1. Job Title: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (ECSE)

Job Title Code:  7544

Number of Days Worked: 86.5 days

  1. Department:  Student Services

  2. FLSA Status:  Exempt

  3. Immediate Supervisor:  Executive Director of Student Services

Staff Supervised:  None


  1. Essential Requirements:  

  1. No history of child abuse or negligence.

  2. Degree in Early Childhood Special Education and/or Endorsement in ECSE

  3. Nebraska Teaching Certificate


      F.  Essential Responsibilities:  

  1. Understand and comply with the ESU #3 Board of Education Personnel Policies and Employee Handbook.

  2. Implements appropriate diagnostic procedures to determine special education eligibility in accordance with Nebraska Rule 51 and/or Rule 52 criteria.

  3. Accepts referrals and schedules evaluations within a reasonable period of time.

  4. Be aware of and able to complete state reporting for Results Matter.

  5. Informs school district administrators of progress of the evaluation and keeps them informed of relevant issues regarding children from their district that have been referred.

  6. Works with appropriate staff to assure that assessment in all areas relating to a child’s suspected disabilities are assessed.

  7. Provide support to children and families during flexible times and settings, including their homes or other agreed upon settings. 

  8. Provides continuous service for the Birth to age five population, requiring service provision over a twelve month period.

  9. Engages in evidence-based intervention practices for early intervention. 

  10. Assists students with activities of daily living, health related activities and functional living skills.  

  11. Assists with administrative responsibilities associated with coordinating or supporting health related activities for students with special needs. 

  12. Completes required special education paperwork from the referral process through multidisciplinary team meetings.

  13. Writes a comprehensive diagnostic report for each evaluation completed.

  14. Familiarizes self with federal and state laws and regulations that apply to special education programs.

  15. Seeks out and participates in appropriate staff development activities to maintain and improve professional skills.

  16. Arrives at the first school building/district/program assigned on schedule at the regular start of that program’s work day i.e., 7:45a.m), or earlier if requested, and works through the day until 4:30p.m. or later if requested.


      GAt Will Employment: Employment with ESU #3 is not for any period of time, and employment may be terminated at any time at the convenience of the terminating party, with or without cause, and with or without notice.  Employment with ESU #3 is not governed by any express or implied contract of employment containing terms different from or inconsistent with those stated in this job description. The terms of this job description may not be modified except in a writing signed by the ESU #3 CEO.


Zone 6

Additional Information

For the 20-21 school year.

Contact Information

Educational Service Unit #3
6949 S 110th St
La Vista, Nebraska 68128

Carrie Ann Vickers
(p) (402) 597-4881
(f) (402) 597-4808

How to Apply

Apply on our website https://www.esu3.org