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SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER in Morgantown, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/9/2021

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS ACADEMY

Compensation Base: $60,000/yr

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



 



 

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education.
  • State certification (public, level I or II) in special education.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families.



Summary

The Special Education Teacher position is responsible for providing specialized instruction in one or more subjects to clients in order to help them learn the subject matter and/or skills.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Employ a wide variety of instructional methods, behavioral tools, and materials that are most appropriate for meeting standard operating procedures and educational objectives that are outlined in the school curriculum; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the clients’ maturity.
  • Create and maintain accurate client/administrative documents such as daily attendance and grade books; summarize achievements in reports for assigned clients including attendance and behavior.
  • Participate as an educational team member in coordination with the clients, staff, and school and represents the program in professional meetings, family meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • Maintain IEP files.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education.
  • State certification (public, level I or II) in special education.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.