Music Teacher- Intensive Treatment Program
at Baker Victory Services

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) will include working with adolescents, typically 12 – 18 years old that are diagnosed on the Autism spectrum with mental health concerns and developmental or intellectual disabilities. The Music Teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with Autism, Intellectual Disability, and/or mental illness in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating flexible program and learnings environment that provides specialized activities in Music for students with disabilities.
Essential Job Duties:
• Provides an educational climate that success, independence, a productive atmosphere, and provides students with encouragement, safety and stimulation.
• Completes weekly lesson plans based on a developmentally appropriate curriculum which follows the New York State Educational Department Learning Standards.
• Prepares lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of students based upon their IEP.
• Demonstrate adequate knowledge of: subject matter- Music, ability to think critically, and individualized instruction.
• Implement and share effective behavior management techniques or plans.
• Act as a team leader of classroom staff including assistants, therapists and social workers.
• Communicate effectively with parents (through notebooks, phone calls, conferences, district meetings, etc.)
• Complete log notes based on student goals as per the IEP(progress and/or regression)
• Complete quarterly progress reports on all students that are distributed to parents and the school districts.
• Maintain client confidentiality within HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines.
• Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

• 1-2 years working with individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disability, and/or mental health involvement.
• 1-2 years teaching experience

License/Registration/ Certification:
• NYS Teacher Certification in Music Education

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Lackawanna, NY
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: 1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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