The Teacher is a member of the Education Department. Primarily responsible for implementing and adhering to the
principles of Positive Operational Culture and providing instructional services to students. Works collaboratively
with staff in a supportive fashion emphasizing a positive attitude toward students, staff and program. Teachers
report to the Vice Principals and/or Principal.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
1. Adheres to the facility, daily and school schedule.
2. Delivers curriculum utilizing Target Teaching methodologies.
3. Tracks student attendance and maintains and provides student grades (weekly and exit) for the purpose of
providing documentation of student progress.
4. Adheres to school policies pertaining to grading, posting students’ grades and quarterly reports.
5. Responds to the questions and needs of the students who have a variety of ability levels.
6. Prepares in advance for each class with written lesson plans that adhere to Target Teaching.
7. Develops and implements effective classroom management strategies for the purpose of ensuring a safe and
secure learning environment. Maintains a clean, positive and inviting learning environment.
8. Conducts large and small group instruction as well as individual instruction when needed.
9. Works collaboratively with all site staff on implementing a “team” based program and maintains effective
working relationships with Case Management and Group Living staff to ensure accurate and timely
communication of information.
10. Maintains a three-day supply of emergency lesson plans that follow the clinical teaching format and define
student learning objectives and evaluation procedures for the purpose of ensuring instructional continuity.
11. Maintains a daily and monthly inventory of all supplies, materials and equipment to ensure all items are
accounted for. Utilizes a safety data sheet when applicable.
12. Handles the responsibility for all instruction, curriculum, tools, identification of Special Education students
in each class, and levels of completion in compliance with city, county, state and federal law, licensing
agency and Rite of Passage Rules and Regulations.
13. Specific to BMYSC: Provides consistent interactive supervision of student athletes to ensure the safety,
health and welfare of staff and students at all times; ensures proper safe physical management techniques
are followed at all times; and assists other staff members with emergency situations.
14. Completes required reports and documentation in a timely manner, provides management with required
reports and advises of any problematic situations.
15. Complies with and implements the Rite of Passage Policies and Procedures as detailed in the appropriate
manuals/handbooks. Provides input and submits proposals for the revision of existing and/or new policies
16. Assists with and presents proposals to correct identified deficiencies and quality improvement efforts.
17. Attends all required meetings. Is punctual and prepared to participate in all staff meetings and after-hour
extracurricular program events for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and supporting
the program. Attends a minimum of two Positive Skills Development Group Meetings per week.
18. Reviews and analyzes current program elements, provides suggestions and direction to the Principal to
ensure the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure
the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and Rite of Passage policies and procedures.
Supports the policies and procedures outlined in the Normative Culture program manual for the purpose of
complying with the ROP educational guidelines.
19. Commits to attending all training/staff development classes in order to ensure sufficient hours of training
are completed on an annual basis. Notifies supervisor if annual training hours are deficient.
20. Ability to work with, provide assistance, and support staff and students in a Residential Court School
21. Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and students.
22. Ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff and students at all times.
23. Models and ensures all program norms are upheld without compromise.
24. Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and students.
25. Treats others with respect, confronts negative behavior and supports confrontation.
26. Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form.
1. Participates in after-hours extracurricular program events and Site, Region and/or Company community
events as required.
WORK CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This section identifies "Physical Requirements" of a particular job. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or others in the workplace, because physical requirements cannot be eliminated or reduced by reasonable accommodation, will not be considered qualified for employment. Notify the Human Resources Manager if you require any accommodation(s) to perform any of the essential functions of this position.
Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For 35 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.
Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.
+ Bachelors or better in Education
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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