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Certified Teacher at LearnWell in Summit, New Jersey

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Here at LearnWell, we’ve dedicated ourselves to making a life-changing impact on the 10 million students currently in the U.S. who live with some type of behavioral health need (depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, eating disorder, substance use). For nearly 25 years, we have provided on-site instructional services within the hospital setting, helping students to continue their academic progress during treatment and successfully reenter the classroom. LearnWell has a network of 180+ dedicated educators that commit themselves daily to embracing our mission and positively impacting generations to come.

LearnWell is currently looking for our next creative and passionate teachers to fill a full-time ten(10)month teaching roles in Summit, NJ. We would love to collaborate with you and help more kids journey towards their full potential. 

General Description:

The certified teacher will work in a unique behavioral health treatment center; which involves working with child and adolescent students in a small classroom setting and supporting them academically with common core subjects while they are receiving treatment.

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver daily lesson plans and instructional material for an average of 7-8 students, with a maximum amount of 15; in a small group setting.

  • Help students one-on-one if extra assistance is needed on their individual school curriculum.

  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.

  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.

  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.

  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, hospital and parents regarding student progress and student needs.

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

  • Updating daily attendance and creating daily session reports for each student.

  • Perform administrative duties daily.

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Ability Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

  • B.A/B.S degree from an accredited institution.

  • NJ State Standard Teaching Certification.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.

  • Understanding of subject matter relevant to students need.

  • Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology (Microsoft Office and SalesForce) preferred.

  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total education program.

This position entails a 40-hour a week commitment, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.