Special Education Teacher
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth? Do you want a supportive work environment? Do you want to be a part of leading adolescents to personal victory and success?
If you answered “yes' then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

TEACHER

Position Overview:

  • Supervise youth in order to observe or effect changes in their social behavior, and to maintain security for community protection.
  • Stimulate interest and cooperation in individual and group classes and activities and observe youth behavior in response to treatment efforts.
  • Prepare periodic and special evaluations through the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and IEP on the assigned youth, report significant changes in educational and social behavior and make recommendations for plan changes.
  • Prepare individualized learning plans and instruct group’s youth, providing in depth attention to students as necessary.
  • Maintain proper norms and security of youth and provide crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Communicate, orally and in writing all appropriate information, both within the classroom and outside the classroom (in the log and in youth charts) and to relevant outside agencies, including parents.
  • Assess each student’s learning style, design and implement curriculum, instructional strategies, and materials appropriate for the youth.
  • Provide a learning environment to motivate youth.
  • Ensure attendance of students in all classes and other activities and check on normative behavior.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork to insure proper recording of student progress, including daily attendance records and progress reports.
  • Maintain emergency lesson plans for use by substitutes.
  • Maintain order in the classroom.

Position requirements:

Must be certified by the State Board of Education.   Must be able to use standard office equipment, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, climb three flights of stairs and physically restrain students if necessary.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision, after sixty days.
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending program
  • 401K after sixty days.
  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off (includes birthday)
  • Tuition loan program
  • Paid meals
  • Membership to local Rec Center

Clarinda Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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