Memphis Heritage Christian School

Special Education Teachers, Preschool Part Time

Reference ID : 35376
Location : Memphis, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Part Time



Teach preschool school subjects to educationally and developmental delayed students with 504/IEP/Service Plan. Includes teachers who specialize and work with students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the educationally/developmentally impaired preschool age students as determined by official testing.


  • Arrange indoor or outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, or safety.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by giving educational assistance based on student personalized educational level.
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, or positive reinforcement.
  • Confer with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.
  • Develop individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, or social development.
  • Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of educational/developmental disabilities.
  • Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory.
  • Encourage students to explore learning opportunities or persevere with challenging tasks to prepare them for later grades.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to students, parents, or guardians.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment or materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Modify the general preschool curriculum for students with special, educational needs.
  • Monitor teachers or teacher assistants to ensure adherence to special education program requirements.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Organize and supervise games or other recreational activities to promote mental, or social development.
  • Plan and supervise experiential learning activities, such as class projects, field trips, or demonstrations.
  • Prepare classrooms with a variety of materials or resources for children to explore, manipulate, or use in learning activities or imaginative play.
  • Prepare objectives, outlines, or other materials for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements.
  • Present information in audio-visual or interactive formats, using computers, television, audio-visual aids, or other equipment, materials, or technologies.
  • Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
  • Serve meals or snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, or social skills, to preschool students with special needs.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
  • Teach students personal development skills, such as goal setting, independence, or self-advocacy.
  • Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, or potential.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
  • Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise preschool programs.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, or other professionals to develop individual education plans (IEPs).
  • Control the inventory or distribution of classroom equipment, materials, or supplies.
  • Coordinate placement of students with special needs into mainstream classes.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, or administrative regulations.
  • Meet with parents or guardians to discuss their children's progress, advise them on using community resources, or teach skills for dealing with students' impairments.
  • Organize and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their perceptual skills.
  • Prepare assignments for teacher assistants or volunteers.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Provide assistive devices, supportive technology, or assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.


  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Encourage students.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special, educational/developmental needs.
  • Encourage students.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Direct activities of subordinates.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Plan experiential learning activities.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Create technology-based learning materials.
  • Read to students.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Teach life skills.
  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Distribute instructional or library materials.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Display student work.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Assist students with special educational/developmental educational needs.

Nice To Haves

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Adaptive paint brushes
  • Adaptive scissors
  • Adaptive utensils
  • Alternative computer keyboards
  • American Sign Language Browser
  • Braille writers
  • Canes
  • Children's educational software
  • Communication boards
  • Communication symbol sets
  • Computer laser printers
  • Desktop computers
  • Digital audio recorders
  • Digital video disk DVD players
  • Drawing software
  • Educational board games
  • Educational puzzles
  • Email software
  • Emergency first aid kits
  • Eye gaze communication boards
  • Head operated joysticks
  • Hearing aid devices
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Jellybean switches
  • Laminating equipment
  • Laptop computers
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Motorized scooters
  • Mouth operated joysticks
  • Overhead data projectors
  • Page turners
  • Pegboards
  • Personal computers
  • Photocopying equipment
  • Play structures
  • Pointing devices
  • Reading pens
  • Sand tables
  • Science activity kits
  • Screen magnification software
  • Screen reader software
  • Sound switches
  • Stabilizers
  • Standing aids
  • Toy block sets
  • Track balls
  • Video cassette recorders VCR
  • Walkers
  • Water tables
  • Web browser software
  • Wheelchairs
  • Wireless touch screen monitors


Salary : $20,000 to $25,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Part Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Memphis, TN

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