Education, Training and Experience
- Possession of a valid Georgia teaching certificate and/or willingness to obtain a proper certification.
- Evidence of in-depth knowledge of at-risk students and experience working with individuals with exceptional needs.
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties & Responsibilities:
(Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions within this classification.)
- Delivers designated curriculum and skill-appropriate supplemental materials;
- Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans;
- Evaluates students through diagnostic programs and assessments, classwork; test scores, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies;
- Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required;
- Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting;
- Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings involving cooperation with other pupil personnel workers, school personnel, parents and community agencies;
- Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning;
- Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms;
- Establishes and maintains student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies;
- Provides consultation to parents regarding the needs of their children;
- Works in collaboration with the school team;
- Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director.
Qualifications and Skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions;
- Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding middle school and high school proficiency standards;
- Knowledge and competency of understanding credit and graduation requirements;
- Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas);
- Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups;
- Skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements);
- Skills in socio-environmental analysis and diagnosis of students with behaviors;
- Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing, including formal statistical reports;
- Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies;
- Ability to aid in program development.
Possess a belief that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
- Teaching Certification (Required)