Teacher (20 hours weekly)

Jul 30, 2021
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
The hospital-based Teacher works within the Center to provide one-on-one or small group instruction for patients while taking into consideration their medical, developmental, and academic needs.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree in education or a related field (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
2 years related teaching experience (Required)

Experience working with students across a variety of subject areas and grade levels and with children and adolescents with special learning needs (preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Must be comfortable teaching students grades prek-12
Competency with age-specific needs from childhood through adulthood
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Sensitivity to individuals from varied background and cultures

Required Licenses and Certifications
Teaching certificate Upon Hire (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Delivery of Educational Services

  • Conducts daily lessons to support home school goals/assignments.

  • Prepares lesson plans/educational activities for patients who come without instructional materials.
  • Provides instruction one-on-one at the bedside or in small groups.
  • Provides instructional services based on patients' educational requirements while considering their medical, developmental, and academic needs.
  • Offers a positive learning environment where patients feel successful.

Evaluation of Educational Services

  • Meet with individual patients and parents/guardians to explain school services, invite participation, and answer questions.

  • Assess individual educational needs and identifies goals based on assessment.
  • Develop a plan for school services for individuals and groups as appropriate.
  • Document interventions according to a system developed by education program.

Collaboration of Educational Services

  • Collaborate with relevant departmental and hospital staff to address patient problems that arise.

  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Communicate with classroom-based teachers regarding school assignments and progress, as needed.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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