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TEACHER in Pueblo, colorado, US at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/22/2021

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Job Description


Compensation Base: $34,000 to $40,000 annually

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center is looking for an experienced Teacher to join our team at The Phoenix Academy in Canon City.

The Phoenix Academy is a private facility school licensed by the Colorado Department of Education offering educational and vocational services for students who have experienced significant difficulty functioning in their homes, communities, and schools.

Abraxas offers a competitive compensation and benefits program, diverse learning opportunities, and a chance to help others have a better life.

Abraxas Youth & Family Services is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining professionals who want to make a positive impact on the lives of youth. Abraxas employees help children, adolescents, and families build brighter futures.


Under general supervision provides teaching/instruction services to students in general instruction or in a subject or assigned group of subjects.  Motivates students to develop skills in assigned subject matters and performs related work as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following statements reflect responsibilities and competencies necessary to describe the core function of this position.

  • Designs and prepares curricular overview of instructional program and studies based upon knowledge of subject matter, current instructional practices, students, and curriculum goals and assembles material to be presented.
  • Presents lectures and discussions to group to increase students’ knowledge and competence.
  • Tests and grades students on achievement in class, and administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures.
  • Evaluates student progress; provides students with specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Completes in-service training to meet the requirements for continued personal and professional self-development.
  • Supports the company’s philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Role models and teaches effective supervision and management of students, interacts meaningfully with students, and observes student behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Assures and monitors student location and movement.
  • Communicates effectively such as using various communication systems effectively, maintains regular communication with employees, peers, and supervisors, and provides constructive feedback to employees, peers, and supervisors.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as it relates to client information.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Support and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Teaching certificate/license (Secondary level required) from the state of Colorado.
  • Endorsement and/or licensure in Special Education, Affective Needs or Generalist.
  • Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery.
  • Meets the requirements of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Education Act.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • 16 days Paid Time Off per fiscal year (pro-rated in first year)
  • Nine (9) Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Employee Assistance Program