Certified Teacher- Bilingual English/Spanish
Youth For Tomorrow
About the organization
Youth For Tomorrow (YF) is committed to providing a safe, healthy and compassionate environment for at-risk adolescent males and females between 12 and 18 years of age, in which they become motivated to take advantage of the opportunity to focus their lives on positive behavior patterns and develop the confidence, skills, intellectual ability, spiritual insight and moral integrity to become responsible and productive members of society.
These children attend our state accredited secondary school and receive regularly scheduled therapy from certified/licensed therapists. YFT employs dedicated teachers, counselors, house parents and other professional staff. Since 1986, YFT has reached over 1,000 youth who have been successfully served by our integrated three component programs: Residential, Education and Counseling.
1. Use a variety of instructional strategies, materials, and technology to teach required material to students.
2. Plan instruction to meet individual and group needs.
3. Serve as a substitute teacher as requested by the school Principal on an as needed basis.
4. Keep accurate and up-to-date records for students.
5. Provide healthy and appropriate role modeling, being careful to avoid continually singling out a student.
6. Work closely with the School Principal along with other YFT staff to ensure the Education program remains successful.
7. Keep fellow Teachers, House Parents, Therapists, and Case Managers informed of student’s progress and specific areas of concentration for each student.
8. Assist in monitoring and supervising of lunch period(s) during an academic day as requested.
9. Assist with direct supervision of student(s) at all times during the school day.
10. Present pertinent information (positive and/or negative) as required for the weekly Evaluation Team Meeting.
11. Attendance at all training mandated by YFT and respective governing entity to include but not limited to maintaining current CPR/First Aid certification, Handle with Care certification, and annual TB test/screening.
12. Other duties as assigned by the CEO or supervisor.
13. All duties and responsibilities will support meeting the structured program of care outlined in DBHDS and DSS state standards (DBHDS: 12VAC 35-46-800; DSS: 22 VAC 40-151-720).
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, OR
• Certification by a relevant governing authority for Teaching English as a Second Language or Teaching English to speakers of other languages.• Possess knowledge in the field of instruction.
• Possess skills and abilities to positively interact with students, maintain discipline, and promote a positive learning environment.
• Ability to maintain all required documentation.
• Effectively challenge, nurture and develop the educational abilities of at-risk youth in a residential setting.
Experience level considered
Contact email: [email protected]
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