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 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 18 students with instruction occuring from 8:00 am to Noon, Monday through Thursday.  Two positions are available.  Successful candidates will be available for the full 4-week assignment. 

Qualifications:
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, RTI 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.

FTE/Schedule:
.08 FTE beginning July 12, 2021 and ending August 5, 2021. 

Pay Rate:
Based on Master Agreement

ISD 761 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY