7-12 Math Teacher Job – Ames, IA 1969

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


Estherville, IA Employment Opportunity

| Make a Difference | Find Your Purpose | Be Essential |

DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A SUPPORTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT?
DO YOU WANT TO HELP LEAD ADOLESCENTS TO PERSONAL VICTORY AND SUCCESS?
FOREST RIDGE MAY BE THE PLACE FOR YOU!
We are looking for unique, purpose-driven individuals to join our team.

Forest Ridge, located in rural Estherville, Iowa, is a residential treatment facility for at-risk youth. Our residential students are females ages 13-18, and they come to us from many states across the country. Our students stay with us for an average of 6-9 months while we provide therapy, substance abuse counseling, behavior health services, and daily role modeling. Our ability to motivate the girls toward a positive, healthy future is a large factor in our success.

If you have a passion for working with young people, we will provide the skills and training to help you find your purpose. At Forest Ridge, you are an essential member of our team. Everything you will do here matters; your presence, your patience, your character, and your professionalism. We value our team members.

The Math Teacher provides education to students on their assigned subject matter and is an essential member of a team that helps youth make positive changes in their lives.

Your work schedule:
• Typically Monday through Friday; evenings and weekends as needed.
Your job duties will include:
• Stimulate interest in cooperation in individual and group classes and activities and observe youth behavior in response to treatment efforts.
• Provide a learning environment to motivate youth.
• Prepare daily lesson plans and instruction, providing supplemental attention to students as necessary.
• Prepare periodic and special evaluations through the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and IEP (if applicable) on their assigned youth, report significant changes in educational and social behavior and make recommendations for plan changes.
• Maintain proper norms and security of youth and provide crisis intervention as necessary.
• Assess each students learning style; design and implement curriculum, instructional strategies, and materials appropriate for the assigned youth.
• Ensure attendance of students in all classes and other activities and check on normative behavior.
• Complete all necessary paperwork to ensure proper recording of student progress, including daily attendance records, grade reports and other reports as required.
• Maintain emergency lesson plans for use by substitute instructors.


Minimum job requirements include:
• Certification by the Iowa State Board of Education and hold a certificate for Secondary Education.
Our benefits include:
• Competitive wage
• Free meals during your shift
• Six Paid Holidays plus your birthday as a paid holiday
• Generous PTO, even in your first year
• DailyPay (click to learn more)
• Housing Opportunities
• Education Assistance Program
• Parental Paid Leave
• Employee Assistance Program
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 30 days of employment
• 401K after 60 days of employment

Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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