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TEACHER -SPECIAL EDUCATION in South Mountain, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/20/2021

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTH MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER

Compensation Base: $50,000.00 Per Year

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $2,000 Sign On Bonus

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

****$2000.00 SIGN ON BONUS****

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. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. 



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.
  • Develops daily lesson plans and completes all required educational paperwork
  • 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.
  • Knows and demonstrates special educational law or regulations as applying to the paperwork needed to carry a caseload.
  • 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 education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field in subject matter that is utilized for teaching experience.
  • 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.

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