Teacher, Certified English & Reading

Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids?
AMIkids has served over 135,000 kids and their families since 1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community.
About AMIkids Clay County
Founded in 2015, AMIkids Clay County is a private nonprofit, gender specific prevention program, which creates an environment that teaches boys incarceration is not their future and shows them how to prepare for the responsibilities that come from being a strong, positive male figure in their families and community. We take a holistic approach to treating the youth in our care by using the AMIkids evidence-based Personal Growth Model?? (APGM??) and the AMIkids Day Treatment Model which has been deemed a "promising model". The APGM?? and Day Treatment Model are a seamless continuum of care encompassing educational; vocational; behavior modification; and gender specific treatment including trauma informed care to ensure we are treating the youth as a whole and touching on any and all possible needs.
Every youth referred to AMIkids for Prevention and gender services will participate in hands-on educational, behavior modification, and treatment geared toward male influences set in a gender responsive environment. All programming is individualized based on assessment, learning style and educational status and desires.
Our Guiding Principles: Kids First, Family and Safety.
Our Core Values: Respect, Creativity, Honesty, Enthusiasm, Loyalty, Integrity, Leadership, Diversity, Goal Orientation, Excellence and Dedication.
Now, you can be a part of this outstanding organization and help guide the way. Take the step. Make a difference.
We are currently seeking a Certified English and Reading Teacher
Position Summary
The role of the Certified Teacher is to serve in the instruction and guidance of students within the appropriate grade or academic level. Responsible for adhering to recognized curriculum standards, and compliance with instructional guidelines as defined by the local School District and educational systems.
Primary objective is the realization of AMIkids' mission to provide a safe and successful learning environment for troubled youth, while encouraging social and emotional development through the achievement of academic and personal goals.
Essential Job Duties
Assess and evaluate academic needs of students; provide professional instruction and teaching to a diverse population of students as appropriate to the specified course or discipline and academic level, e.g., general education students, at risk, and/or disabled students,
Deliver instructional material within established academic guidelines and in support of the AMIkids Personal Growth Model; perform all duties in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures,
Adhere to established standards regarding curriculum delivery and requirements as established by the School District and applicable educational systems appropriate to the specified course or discipline; adhere to all contract and state educational guidelines and quality assurance requirements,
Effective use of the Behavior Modification System by providing redirection and coaching to students who exhibit inappropriate behavior,
Identify and determines appropriate course of action necessary for the resolution of students' academic or behavioral issues and concerns,
Prevent and intervene in youth altercations and incidents, using the authorized state mandated training methods,
Administer first aid and CPR during emergencies in accordance with the national standards,
Attend required training/professional development events and maintain appropriate certification(s) and license(s).
Minimum Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Education, the academic discipline being delivered, or related field; supplemented by a demonstrated aptitude for working with at risk and troubled youth; or any combination of education, training and experience equal to or greater than defined regulatory requirements,
Must possess and maintain current Teaching Certification, and all necessary academic certifications,
Obtain and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements,
Obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certification by nationally recognized organization,
Must possess and maintain valid driver's license in the state of employment and have a driving record that meets the standards of the AMIkids Transportation Policy (CDL may be required based on role).
As well as an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids' lives, AMIKids offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and STD Insurance, Retirement Opportunities, Holidays & PTO, Education Assistance, EAP, Disability Programs and Credit Union Membership.
AMIkids Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Employer ??? Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled ??? Drug-Free Workplace

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