TEACHER AIDE, TITLE I in South Mountain, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/7/2017

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Job Description

About Abraxas:


Abraxas, a GEO Group company, is a leading provider of innovative and quality treatment programs for youth, adults and families. For 40 years, Abraxas has contracted with various county and state agencies for the operation of residential, community-based, detention/shelter services and alternative education programming.  We offer specialized services for hard-to-place juvenile populations including fire setters, sexual offenders and habitual offenders in addition to gender specific programming for females in need of treatment.




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


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


• Creates daily educational progress notes and assessments on assigned student caseload.. • Supports the Comprehensive Educational Plan as developed and manages a Title I educational caseload, setting short-term goals for caseload and assists students in meeting their treatment goals. • Remediates individual student skill deficits under teacher or supervisor's direction. • Provides tutoring in General Education Diploma (GED) and Nova Net program for identified students before classes, as well as after classes at the end of the school day. • Conducts afternoon Homeroom • Evaluates students' progress and performance. • 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. • 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. • Implements and mentors employees regarding the company's policies on professional expectations, code of conduct and other practices and procedures, serves as a role model for clients and employees and supports the company's mission, goals and objectives. • Maintains Safety & Security of Clients & Facility. • 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: Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university Previous experience in developing, managing, or supervising student tutorial programs and/or prior tutorial and assessment experience as a math or language arts classroom support, preferred. •

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.