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TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION in Canon City Colorado at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This position is responsible for administrating special education services including intake processes and testing, acting as a liaison with district special education representatives and providing specialized instruction on one or more subjects to clients that are designated as special education in order to help them learn the subject matter and/or skills.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Help each student learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to his/her development as a mature, capable and responsible adult.
    • Provide a positive, healthy and safe environment in which the student can achieve his/her maximum potential.
    • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
    • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of each student.
    • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
    • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity level and interest of the student.
    • Encourage students to maintain standards of classroom behavior. Essential functions:
    • Create an engaging classroom environment favorable to student learning and personal growth.
    • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed for college and career readiness.
    • Communicate clearly in verbal and written formats with students and teammates.
    • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials to meet the needs of students.
    • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction.
    • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
    • 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.
    • Administer standardized tests in accordance with district testing.
    • 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. Certified transcripts required.
  • 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.