Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
About the organization
Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth was founded in 1886 with a focus of healing and strengthening children in a family setting. Today, our mission continues:
to strengthen children and families so they can live safely, independently, and productively within their home communities.
Facilitate lesson plan instructions to students, including 1:1 and small group provides input and helps facilitate social and emotional learning components of lesson plans.
Develop and issue educational content including notes, tests, and assignments.
Supervise classes to ensure all students are learning in a safe and productive environment.
Organize supplies and resources for lectures and presentations.
Deliver personalized instruction to each student by encouraging interactive learning.
Plan and implement educational activities and events.
Presenting lessons in a comprehensive manner and use visual/audio means to facilitate learning.
Providing individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning.
Creating and distributing educational content.
Ensure your classroom is clean and orderly.
Allocate and grade homework, assignments, and tests.
Responsible for observing, implementing, monitoring and completing specific reports regarding student performance and behaviors in the classroom.
Responsible for providing pre-crisis intervention and conflict resolution with student, including implementing and using Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) principles, approved behavior modification techniques/strategies and physical restraints.
This position will comply will all federal, state and local laws and regulations, including those or ORR, ICE and the NYS Office of Children and Family Services.
Certified by the New York State Department of Education
Practical Teaching Experience of 5 years plus, preferred
Ability to read, write, and speak English and Spanish
Must have a current, valid driver’s license per Agency guidelines. Travel required.
Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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