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Science Teacher

Company: Shelterwood Academy
Location: Independence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Science Teacher

Job is responsible for overseeing of and teaching academic courses to Shelterwood students, attending and participating in team meetings and training events, and providing feedback on resident's treatment goals as they manifest in the school setting.

Specific Responsibilities:

Teaching Academic Courses

Prepare and plan lesson activities using a "brain-based" learning approach
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure learning environment
Responsible for managing classroom discipline
Responsible for reporting any student treatment issues to the student's treatment team (therapist, residential staff, and principal/dean of student services)
Implement modifications and accommodations in instruction to meet the individual needs of Shelterwood students
Ability to implement Trauma Informed Care (TBRI) techniques in engaging students, and the ability to write and follow up on student assignments as necessary
Provide tutoring help as scheduled for students on academic restriction or those asking for assistance
Demonstrate required competencies


Maintain a grade book and lesson plans that can be check by supervisor at any time
Turn in grades in for grade checks in a timely manner
Responsible for attending weekly teacher's meetings/trainings
Responsible for reporting daily behavior data
Responsible for timely submission of treatment plan reviews for assigned caseload of students

Skills Needed:

Proficiency in productivity applications
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to manage stress and interpersonal conflict
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to plan instruction to promote student learning
Ability to receive and act on constructive feedback on teaching practice
Ability to utilize formative and summative assessments

Work Environment: Classroom environment. Some exposure to noise and crisis situations. Some outdoor activities possibly during temperature or weather extremes may exist.

Physical Demands: While performing this job, employee is required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may need to pick up or move items over 50 pounds. Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Job Hours: Monday-Friday 9a-4:30p. Additional hours may be required as needed by supervisor.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Education or Core Subject Area(s))
Experience teaching youth

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Keywords: Shelterwood Academy, Independence , Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Independence, Missouri

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