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ESE teacher

The ESE Teacher is responsible for the implementation of high-quality, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate instruction and child care to meet the individual needs of young children and their families.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Completes a developmental assessment for each student within six weeks of enrollment and annually thereafter.

  • Develops an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student annually.

  • Participates in the initial IEP staffing and each annual review.

  • Works with students both individually and in small groups on individual program goals.

  • Implements physical, occupational, and speech therapy programs within the classroom.

  • Writes daily lesson plans.

  • Completes quarterly progress reports for each student and sends copies to the family.

  • Communicates regularly with parents/guardians and records on Parent/Agency contact form.

  • Assists and trains assistant teachers in implementing programs.

  • Carries out toilet training programs.

  • Assists children in tooth brushing, hand washing, and dressing skills.

  • Completes annual reviews and quarterly incentives for teacher assistants and submits to Preschool Director for review/approval.


Minimum Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited college or university with a valid Florida Professional teaching certificate in Pre-K Primary

  • One (1) year of teaching experience.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak effectively in English.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.

  • Must be able to maintain professional and cooperative relationships with parents, colleagues, and other professionals.

  • Excellent administrative, clerical, and organizational skills.

  • Effective problem-solving, reasoning, and critical thinking skills.

  • Must pass a Level II background check, a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and PPD.


Working Conditions: Primary duties are in an office/preschool environment with moderate noise levels (year-round school).

Salary: $51,000.00 per year

Location: Fort Lauderdale

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