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TEACHER, TITLE I in Marienville, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS I

Compensation Base: $35,108.74/Year

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.



Summary

This position helps students learn subject matter and skills that will lead them toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation.

 Essential Functions

  • Creates detailed lesson plans and classroom activities such as work sheets, quizzes, or exams for use directly with students or for use with students by Title I support staff.
  • Responds to students’ academic needs (strengths and weaknesses) and academically challenges all students using a variety of teaching strategies. Provides remedial or specialized instruction (tutoring) when needed and creates effective homebound assignments.
  • Evaluates students’ progress and performance.
  • Communicates effectively in directing Title I support staff.
  • Periodically assesses, records, and communicates progress of identified Title I students.
  • Structures remedial activities for Title I, General Educational Diploma (GED), and Credit Recovery students before classes, as well as after classes at the conclusion of the school day.
  • Role models and teaches effective supervision and management of clients, interacts meaningfully with clients, and observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Assures and monitors student location and movement.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as it relates to client information.
  • Maintains Safety & Security of Clients & Facility.
  • Addresses client grievances as appropriate.
  • 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 related field in subject matter that is utilized for teaching experience.
    • State certification (public (level I or II) or private) in 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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