Responsible for providing educational instruction to special education students within a residential treatment facility, in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Maryland Department of Education, and in full support of the stated goals and expectations of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational (IDEA) Act. Prepare lesson plans suitable to the environment, age group and class mix on the assigned subject area(s). Assist students individually where necessary. Provide crisis intervention within the classroom setting and apply TCI or approved de-escalation techniques appropriate to the situation at hand; ask for assistance when warranted through appropriate procedures and keep other academic and clinical treatment staff appraised of inappropriate behaviors.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an educational discipline is required.
Active Maryland teacher’s licensure/certification required; 2 years previous teaching experience preferred.