Special Education Teacher Job – Clarinda, IA 503

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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.


Location: Clarinda Iowa

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth? Do you want a supportive work environment? Do you want to be a part of leading adolescents to personal victory and success?

If you answered “yes" then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Position Overview:
• Supervise youth in order to observe or effect changes in their social behavior, and to maintain security for community protection.
• Stimulate interest and cooperation in individual and group classes and activities and observe youth behavior in response to treatment efforts.
• Prepare periodic and special evaluations through the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and IEP on the assigned youth, report significant changes in educational and social behavior and make recommendations for plan changes.
• Prepare individualized learning plans and instruct group’s youth, providing in depth attention to students as necessary.
• Maintain proper norms and security of youth and provide crisis intervention as necessary.
• Communicate, orally and in writing all appropriate information, both within the classroom and outside the classroom (in the log and in youth charts) and to relevant outside agencies, including parents.
• Assess each student’s learning style, design and implement curriculum, instructional strategies, and materials appropriate for the youth.
• Provide a learning environment to motivate youth.
• Ensure attendance of students in all classes and other activities and check on normative behavior.
• Complete all necessary paperwork to insure proper recording of student progress, including daily attendance records and progress reports.
• Maintain emergency lesson plans for use by substitutes.
• Maintain order in the classroom.
Position requirements:

Must be certified by the State Board of Education. Must be able to use standard office equipment, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, climb three flights of stairs and provide crisis intervention if necessary.

Benefits Package:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision, after sixty days.
• Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• 401K after sixty days.
• Holiday pay
• Paid time off (includes birthday)
• Tuition loan program
• Paid meals
• Membership to local Rec Center
• DailyPay
Clarinda Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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