Teacher (Linda Ray Intervention Center)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-02
Req: R100041590
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The Department of Psychology, within the College of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a full-time Teacher for the Linda Ray Intervention Center, working with young children, ages infant-two years, with special needs. A Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, special education, elementary education or related field and one year experience required. Florida Teacher Certification (or certification eligible) required. Successful candidates will have previous work experience with infants and toddlers in a structured education, public school or health delivery program. Candidates should also have experience with remote learning, as needed, pursuant to the impact of COVID-19 on physical school re-openings during the school year.

This position is located on the Miller School of Medicine campus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, special education, elementary education or related field.
  • Florida Teacher Certification (or certification eligible) required.
  • Minimum 1 year experience.
  • Experience using remote learning technology tools is preferred


  • Implement initial and ongoing evaluation/assessment/education program plan for each child assigned to the teacher.
  • Provide immediate monitoring of health and safety of children enrolled.
  • Provide interdisciplinary referrals and follow-up for each child.
  • Supervise and train classroom assistant(s).
  • Provide custody and care of assigned classroom equipment and materials.
  • Participate in in-service training and parent training activities and attend staff meetings as required.
  • Monitor activities reports and documentation to maintain compliance with Miami-Dade County Public Schools standards and contract requirements.

Note: The physical requirements of this position include sitting on the floor with children, lifting and carrying toddlers, and prolonged standing.

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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 12/8/2020
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