Delivers a balanced program of instruction to a class when the assigned instructor is unavailable.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Instructs students during school.
Implements and modifies both group and individual lesson plans for instructional experiences for students in accordance with established curriculum.
Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
Works with classroom teacher assistants and supports staff to implement teachers lesson plans.
Implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
Maintains positive professional communications with parents, guardians, administration, and colleagues regarding progress and concerns.
Provides close supervision of students in all settings, including the playground.
In applicable classrooms, assigns and grades class work and homework as needed and may administer and grade tests.
In applicable classrooms, complies with applicable policies and procedures for a youth physical intervention (personal restraint) in the event of emergency safety situations.
In applicable classrooms, demonstrates a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
In applicable classrooms, incorporates social skills instruction into daily classroom activities.
In applicable classrooms, assists children with self-help skills to include dressing, diapering, toileting, and eating.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and regulations of Nebraska.
Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
Ability to modify or adapt general education curriculum.
Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.
Ability to communicate concisely, both orally and in writing.
Must possess a commitment to and ability to work with boys and girls with special academic and emotional needs.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited school required.
Current Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Substitute Teacher Certificate or a Local Substitute Teacher Certificate required.
PEM and nationally recognized personal restraint model must be obtained if subbing in the RTC or select settings required.
Background and experience to include work with learning disabled and behaviorally impaired learners preferred.
Special Education endorsement preferred.
Current CPR certification preferred.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.