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

Date Posted: 5/2/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/2/2022
  • Job ID:
    32022/32804/190114

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS ACADEMY

Salary: $60,000 annually

Bonus (if applicable): $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

 

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits 
  • 403(b) 
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Training 


Equal Opportunity Employer.



 Special Education Teacher needed at Abraxas Academy in Morgantown, PA!



$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

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

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is non-profit organizationand 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.
  • Coordinate classroom activities, which may include group meetings, field trips, and assemblies.
  • Maintain IEP files.
  • Write IEPs and ERs.
  • Communicate student accommodations to the regular education teachers 
  • Schedule and facilitate IEP meetings with parents.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.


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.
  • Coordinate classroom activities, which may include group meetings, field trips, and assemblies.
  • Maintain IEP files.
  • Write IEPs and ERs.
  • Communicate student accommodations to the regular education teachers 
  • Schedule and facilitate IEP meetings with parents.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

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.