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Company: Elk Hill Farm Inc
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to work for a non-profit, Top Workplace honored organization, where your contributions make a major impact on the lives of the children and families that we serve?Join a family of experienced mental health professionals and counselors dedicated to providing kids, and each other, the kindness, respect, and encouragement they need to succeed. If you would like to work for an organization where the decisions YOU make can impact youth and families of Central Virginia, then Elk Hill Farm, Inc. is the place for you!We are an organization that:

  • Is honored as a Top Workplace
  • Is Virginia Living Wage Certified
  • Has talented, hardworking employees
  • Advocates for mental health issues
  • Offers competitive benefits, pay and pet insurance
  • Has a generous PTO and Holiday package
  • Offers a 401(k) plan with 5% employer match
  • Elk Hill is celebrating 50+ years of supporting youth and families across the Commonwealth of Virginia! Stability. Adaptability. Longevity.PRIMARY FUNCTION of a Special Education Teacher: To develop and provide a learning experience for each student that is responsive to his unique education -al needs and in accordance with the total program goals.RESPONSIBILITIES of a Special Education Teacher:
    • Develop and implement individualized plans to attain appropriate educational goals for each youth
    • Demonstrate a high level of competence, motivation, and commitment as a total staff member
    • Implement educational practices and carry out educa -tional respon -sibilities which enhance the cognitive, social, and emotional growth of students
    • Provide a classroom environment for dealing with and resolving emotional problems of each youth
    • Develop and maintain a physical classroom environment conducive to learning
    • Maintain complete records on the academic progress and achievement of each student
    • Log interactions of the group
    • Understand thoroughly the group process and team strategies when interacting with the youth
    • Build positive, caring relationships with the youth based on respect, trust, and good communication
    • Work cooperatively with staff to improve the quality of the total program
    • Be able to accept and give professional feedback regarding total staff members
    • Work to promote an atmosphere of openness, honesty, and under -standing among all staff and other persons associated with Elk Hill Farm
    • Demonstrate a commitment to professional growthQUALIFICATIONS:
      • Valid teaching certificate in subject area taught (or ability to obtain a valid teaching certificate) and/or Special Education pursing Special Education endorsement within two years
      • Experience working with youth, preferably in a group environment
      • Good physical health and ability to administer behavior management techniques
      • Ability to work effectively with other staff
      • Ability to design and provide educational plans meeting the individualized needs of students
      • Valid driver's license
      • Sense of humorDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is at the forefront of what we do at Elk Hill, and we enforce respectful communication and cooperation between all. Elk Hill does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.Note: Elk Hill Farm, Inc. reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.PI216840335

Keywords: Elk Hill Farm Inc, Charlottesville , Teacher, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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