Alternative Education Teacher

Caroline County Public Schools
Ruther Glen, VA
Nov 28, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
*CAROLINE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS**POSITION DESCRIPTION**Job Description: Teacher, Lotus Academy**JOB TITLE*: Teacher *LOCATION*: Lotus Academy*REPORTS TO: *Building Administrator *WORK SCHEDULE*: 10 month 200 day*PAY GRADE*: Teacher Scale*SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: *Ability to work with *FLSA STATUS*: Exempt students who have challenging behaviors*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: *Bachelor's degree, eligible for teaching license. Four years of successful education experience preferred*GENERAL PURPOSE*:Under general supervision, provide classroom instruction to students enrolled in an alternative education setting. Reinforce instruction to individual students and small groups in a variety of academic subjects and other learning activities, including implementing personal education plans and behavior plans. The teacher will utilize various behavioral strategies and alternative programs.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *A cents € cents Provides supervision of students in educational settings.A cents € cents Provides small group instruction to students enrolled in an alternative school setting.A cents € cents Assists in the development and implementation of an individual education service plan for students.A cents € cents Plans daily classroom instructional activities.A cents € cents Administers student assessments to ascertain academic needs of students enrolled in an alternative setting.A cents € cents Works collaboratively with school and agency counselors, teachers, administrators, parents and related service providers in the overall educational plan for students to include lessons that address the student's behavioral needs.A cents € cents Prepares lesson plans to correlate with student needs.A cents € cents Maintains student records and files in a confidential manner.A cents € cents Keeps accurate documentation regarding student progress, needs, strengths, etc. (ie grades, observations, anecdotal records, other related data).A cents € cents Keeps daily student attendance.A cents € cents Communicates with parents, teachers, administrators, and related service providers on an as needed basis.A cents € cents Serves on various teams, committees on an as needed basis.A cents € cents Submits all reports, forms, records and data as requested by Directors of InstructionA cents € cents Maintains proper certification by attending college, workshop and professional development courses.A cents € cents Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and ethics, working cooperatively with the Board, the Superintendent, administrators, certificated and non-certificated personnel, parents, and students.A cents € cents Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.A cents € cents Performs other related work as required including the improvements to program as related to suspension alternatives.A cents € cents Ability to manage instructional time.A cents € cents Ability to manage student behavior.A cents € cents Ability to consult with parents, teachers and the community to enhance the learning of students.A cents € cents Ability to monitor student performance.A cents € cents Ability to interact within the educational environment.A cents € cents Ability to perform non-instructional duties as assigned.A cents € cents Knowledge of child guidance principles and practices, intervention techniques and behavior management.A cents € cents Ability to be an active listener, problem solver, and effective communicator.*Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: *A cents € cents Work environment is primarily inside, where the noise and temperature levels are moderate.A cents € cents Physical demands may include light lifting, bending, squatting, twisting and reaching.A cents € cents Must possess the physical ability to work primarily with fingers, perceive the nature of sounds, make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes, express or exchange ideas by the spoken word, substantial movements (motions) with the hands, wrists, and/or fingers, and discern letters or numbers at a given distance.A cents € cents Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: feeling, grasping, handling, lifting, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, visual acuity and walking._To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations shall be made, as required by law, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to__perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties, just as though they were actually written out in this job description._Job Type: Full-timePay: $45,777.00 - $75,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate:* Ruther Glen, VA 22546: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Teaching Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location