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Special Education Teacher

Newport Academy Bethlehem, CT
  • Posted: 4 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Newport Academy is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Academy offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat individuals, ages 12–20, who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Academy nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more.

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The teacher oversees all aspects of the academic program with supervision and support from the Director of Education and the Program Director. In collaboration with parents, teachers create an individualized academic plan in order for the adolescent to achieve stated goals. Teacher must be able to oversee multiple students working at a variety of paces on various subjects. Candidate must have previous classroom experience, proven ability to manage the classroom dynamics, and ability to build strong rapport with teens.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate with schools to gather academic information about students.
  • In coordination with families and the student, develop an individual academic plan for all students based on relevant academic information.
  • When required, ability to coordinate with school to administer coursework in a timely manner.
  • Provide daily and weekly assignment scheduling and support students in setting weekly goals.
  • Monitor student progress.
  • Provide individual instruction and academic support to students.
  • Administer and grade assignments utilizing rubrics or assignment keys provided by APEX.
  • Communicate behavioral, academic and attendance concerns to clinical staff.
  • Work with clinical staff to devise appropriate interventions to address concerns with students.
  • Participate in weekly Treatment Team meeting and work collaboratively with the clinical team.
  • Send weekly email updates to parents.
  • Complete weekly charting in electronic documentation system.
  • Participate in weekly supervision meeting with Director of Education.
  • Oversee math and science tutor including but not limited to providing direction, feedback and management.
  • Collaborate effectively with direct care staff to maintain structure, supervision, and support of classroom and students.
  • Ability to be flexible in a variety of circumstances and to problem solve and implement strategies/solutions effectively and swiftly.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Teaching Credential;
  • Special Education Credential and Masters Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of two years’teaching experience in the 7th-12thgrades.
  • Candidate should have experience in teaching various types of students and ability to adjust their approach to meet the needs of all students.

Newport Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Why Work Here?

Empowering Teens. Restoring Families.®

Newport Academy is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Academy offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat individuals, ages 12–20, who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Academy nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more. www.newportacademy.com

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