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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3389535
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
  • Posted : October 23, 2020

Job Description

The School Teacher is responsible to meet the educational needs of clients. Activities include educational planning & services, asset management, behavior management, documentation, support agency/program mission & values, and meet responsible work performance standards.
Location:  Newton, IA
Educational Responsibilities:
  • Assess educational needs of client
  • Develops and implements an educational plan designed to meet client needs
  • Provides a safe learning environment
  • Maintains behavioral controls in classroom
  • Interfaces with school systems to provide continuous educational services
  • Interfaces with program staff to ensure that the educational components of the treatment plan are met.
Behavior Management Responsibilities:
  • Provides consistent, individualized reinforcement to client behavior, using daily issues to teach and reinforce adaptive behaviors.
  • Utilizes a proactive/preventative method of intercepting problems to neutralize them before they escalate.
  • Strategically utilizes identified behavior management techniques and other de-escalation techniques.
  • Assists clients in developing insight into their behaviors so that they learn to self-identify and self-correct.
  • Understands the impact of client’s behaviors on their own actions/reactions in the workplace and to enhance the effectiveness of their interventions.
  • Knows the population and is aware of individualized treatment plan.
  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with the client based on trust & respect.
  • Evaluates the impact of behavioral, group treatment and life-space interventions and provides direction and feedback.
  • Assures consistent, ongoing and timely provision for basic client needs.
  • Effectively participates with team to review case progress and provide best programming.
Must be at least 21 years of age and have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  Having a Behavioral Disorder endorsement is preferred, but not a requirement at the time of hire. 
**  For candidates  who require a special endorsement, Four Oaks provides tuition reimbursement!
About School-Based Programming:
Four Oaks has collaborated with local school districts across the state of Iowa to create unique and innovative school-based programs to meet the needs of at-risk students. Currently there are several supervised suspension and detention centers, conduct disorder and specific intervention/discipline classrooms and special education staff in-service training.
About Four Oaks
At Four Oaks, we believe that every child needs the opportunity to succeed. It’s more than our mission – it’s the passion that permeates everything we do. Four Oaks has grown to become one of the state’s largest agencies devoted to child welfare, juvenile justice and behavioral health. We recognize that children come to us from a variety of circumstances, which makes it important for us to reach kids and families where they are right now. For that reason, we provide prevention, intervention and treatment programs and services.
Four Oaks offers a comprehensive benefit package, casual work environment and opportunities for growth and advancement!
Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • Sandy Scotton
    • 1302 First Avenue West
    • Newton, Iowa 50208

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