12 hours

Special Education Teacher - (14593)

Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - Special Education Teacher - (14593)

Job Details

Special Education Teacher - (14593)

Facility Name
Hermitage Hall
NASHVILLE, TN 37203 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Plans curriculum, classroom schedule, and prepares lessons/plans and other instructional materials to meet individual need of students (IEPs, if applicable), considering state and school requirements, physical, emotional, and education levels of development by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. a) Develops and implements individualized academic programs by performing formal and informal assessments of academic achievement, social-emotional development, and vocational skills according to governmental and organizational guidelines. Prepares materials, individualized lesson plans, and activities according to assessment goals. b) Develops and implements behavioral objectives by reviewing referral and assessment data. c) Establishes, monitors, and documents goals and objectives for individual student needs with assistance of treatment team. d) Implements expectations and consequences as appropriate for each student as outlined in behavior management plan. e) Administers standard classroom procedures by maintaining current school records and maintains confidentiality of all student records per program guidelines. f) Ensures line-of-sight supervision of assigned students, maintains structured environment to ensure student involvement as appropriate. g) Participates as a team member by cooperating with staff and demonstrates compromise and expression of opinions as appropriate. h) Attends staff meetings as required and performs duties as a positive role model for students and colleagues. Utilizes chain of command in all aspects of program and follows organization's policies and procedures. i) Maintains good community relations by ensuring all communication of information (written and verbal) is clear, concise, legible, accurate, and courteous. Communicates well and cooperates with families, relevant external personnel, and staff members. j) Documents all external and internal contacts and relays student information according to company and governmental guidelines. k) Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of classroom and work areas. l) Demonstrates knowledge of state licensing regulations, contractual requirements, CARF standards, HIPAA policy, ordinances, laws and other regulations required of his/her position and acts consistently and in obedience to same. m) Call management - 90% compliance in each of the following: Good Program Selling, Obtaining the Referral Source, Assertively Pursuing the Assessment, and Addressing the Acuity. Test calls will be measured via Market Power and real calls will be measured via Inquiry Call sheets, if applicable. n) Provides appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation and correctly prioritizing safety concerns. o) Uses appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a positive peer culture. p) Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Education. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job could be directed to supervise staff assistants in assigned classrooms.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must be able to perform their duties in a positive work mode and serve as a positive role model and influence for youth and peers. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university; Teacher Certification; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGESTRATIONS Valid State Teacher's License and appropriate Endorsements 3. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 4. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Elementary use of computer spreadsheet programs. 5. REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 6. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distant, and peripheral vision, color and depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 7. PHYSICAL RESTRAINT This position could require use of "Handle With Care" restraint procedures as a last resort for protection of student and staff. 8. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimal local travel is required as deemed by supervisor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to clients who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and sexually explicit phrases, make insulting remarks or threats regarding appearance, age, sex, or race, exhibit defiance, dishonesty, and assaultive or self-destructive behaviors.



Posted: 2019-02-21 Expires: 2019-03-23

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