Position Summary:
This School Readiness Educator position delivers a 4-week, summer kindergarten jumpstart program known as “Little Huskies”.  There are 16 student contact days, with additional 2.85 days for set-up and close down of the summer program, plus daily professional preparation based on instructional time.  School Readiness provides a developmentally appropriate, play-based environment that stimulates student development and mastery using the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress for cognitive, social/emotional, language, literacy and physical/motor development, with an emphasis on skills and routines to support transition of students into Kindergarten in the fall.  Each class will serve 12-16 students with instruction occuring from 8:00 am to Noon, Monday through Thursday.  Up to three positions are available depending on student enrollment.  Successful candidates must be available for the full 4-week assignment. 

A valid Minnesota teaching license in early childhood , with a 3-5 Pre-K endorsement is required. Required curriculum  and assessment experience includes  MN Early Childhood Indicators of Progress. COR Advantage, Fountas and Pinnell, Everyday Math, Visual Phonics. Second-Step and SMART.  Successful experience using Work Sampling, MTSS and IGDI’s will be considered. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish or Somali desired.  Demonstrated use of research-based practices and approaches to ensure all learners achieve at the highest levels also required.

Position Requirements:  
Successful experience in partnering with preschool families around preparing young children for kindergarten entry.  Successful candidate must demonstrate ability to work as a team member in a culture of excellence to deliver programs that address the positive development of children and families in diverse populations.  Demonstrated communication and organizational skills required.

.08 FTE beginning July 6, 2022 and ending August 2, 2022. 

Pay Rate:
Based on Master Agreement