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Job Descriptions

Head Teacher
Primary duties are to coordinate classroom instruction of assigned students, plan classroom curriculum and environment, supervise classroom assistants, provide guidance and leadership to teachers, maintain records, and relate to community groups. Primary duties as Head Teacher are to supervise up to three classroom teachers and to mentor the Lead Teacher.

Position requirements are a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Special Education. Teacher’s Certification in the State of Florida or eligibility to obtain such certification. Five years minimum effective work related experience in a structured educational setting with children with varying exceptionalities and/or very young children.

Teacher
Primary duties are to coordinate classroom instruction of assigned students, plan classroom curriculum and environment, supervise classroom assistants, maintain records, and relate to community groups.

Position requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education, Exceptional Student Education, Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology or a closely related field. One-year minimum effective work related experience in a structured educational setting with children with varying exceptionalities and/or very young children.

Classroom Assistant
Primary duties are to assist the classroom teacher and complete assigned responsibilities for instruction, planning, organization, activity implementation, evaluation, child care, and record maintenance.

Position requirements are a High School education or equivalent. CDA certification, Children and Families 40 hours training certification, CPR and First Aid training must be completed within probationary period. One-year minimum effective work related experience in an educational setting or with young children.

The responsibilities of a substitute classroom assistant are similar to those of a classroom assistant.

Therapists
The duties of the therapists are to administer evaluations and therapy services in their area of expertise such as speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Therapists are also responsible for administrative duties and the supervision of graduate students.

Position requirements are a professional or a provisional license in specialty area with the State of Florida. The therapists must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited therapy program in their area of expertise.