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Integrated Preschool Teacher (.75 FTE)

Newton Public Schools - Newton, MA

Integrated Preschool Teacher (.75 FTE)

JobID: 3103

Position Type:

Pre K, Elementary School/

Preschool Teacher

Date Posted:



Newton ECP Preschool

Date Available:

Fall 2018



Early Childhood Education

Job Title:

Integrated Preschool Teacher (.75 FTE)

FLSA Status:


Exempt; Unit A

Reports to:

Director of Early Childhood Program

General Description:

The Integrated Preschool Teacher provides a developmentally appropriate educational program for students in the preschool. The teacher is responsible for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, professional staff, and administrators to improve instruction; and engaging parents/guardians in conversations with regard to instructional programs and student progress.



Bachelor’s Degree

Appropriate DESE Licensure is required

Experience implementing all parts of the IEP process

Knowledge of a wide range of disabilities

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues

Ability to use technology effectively


Master’s Degree in Special Education

Experience teaching at the preschool level with students with special needs

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to):

Creates and maintains an effective and developmentally appropriate learning environment for children;

Instructs students in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and an anti-bullying curriculum;

Prepares daily lessons and activities;

Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal classroom climate;

Differentiates instruction for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual need;

Provides targeted intervention to close student learning gaps;

Collects data to document student progress and aid in planning;

Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, and expectations;

Provides feedback on progress to students, parents, and administration;

Holds parent conferences in the fall and spring to discuss individual student progress;

Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve social, emotional and learning problems;

Collaborates with instructional staff and colleagues to improve student outcomes;

Follows specific standards, policies, and procedures of the building and the district;

Attends and participates in faculty meetings and professional development activities;

Other duties as needed.


Work Environment:

Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear. The teacher is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel. The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law. The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff .

Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

23 days 8 hours ago

Newton Public Schools


Integrated Preschool Teacher (.75 FTE) Newton Public Schools - Newton, MA, United States


Location: Newton, MA

Company Profile:
here are 11,556 (as of 10/1/07) students enrolled in fifteen elementary schools (K-5), four middle schools (6-12) and two comprehensive high schools (9-12). We also have two integrated pre-school programs with over 230 students. Over 40 different languages are spoken within the student/parent population. The Newton school district belongs to the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), a state-funded voluntary educational desegregation program enrolling 3500 Boston students in public schools in 34 suburban communities; 405 Boston students are enrolled in our schools. Newton is also a Member of the Education Collaborative for Greater Boston (EDCO) which includes 21 urban and suburban communities. 91% of the 2006 graduating class were listed as going on to higher education.