The Teacher is responsible for providing educational instruction designed to promote intellectual, emotional, and social growth to assigned students in a structured classroom environment. They will develop teaching plans that are appropriate to the ages and populations served, specifically children and adolescents (ages 5-21 years) with emotional, developmental and/or behavioral needs.
The teacher position requires that staff be aware that students who are served may exhibit aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior. Students served may have had multiple treatment failures prior to this placement. Teachers are expected to implement highly technical clinical and teaching programs that require teachers to be constantly alert and ready to respond to student’s needs.
Classroom Teachers are responsible for the development and implementation of all academic programming, as well as clinical programming, of all assigned students.
Some of the high-level responsibilities of the Classroom Teacher include:
Experience: Prefer at least one to two (1-2) years experience with specialized populations.
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