CASCADE COUNTY Teacher in GREAT FALLS, Montana
Qualification: Education/Experience/Training: Graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and (2) years of teaching experience required. Experience teaching in a detention setting preferred. Current Montana teaching license certified in relevant subject area. Certifications required: CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Certification preferred or the ability to obtain certification provided by employer. Successful applicant shall serve a 6-month probationary period and will have a criminal background check conducted. The results thereof may disqualify the applicant from consideration for employment with the County.Job Summary: The Teacher at the Cascade County Juvenile Detention Center (Center) performs a variety of tasks related to curriculum and lesson plan development and provides teaching services to youth ages 10 through 17 who are in the Center. The Teacher identifies, recommends and develops general to specialized curriculum and related educational programs, develops lesson plans, tests, evaluation instruments and related items, researches, identifies and recommends books and related teaching materials, prepares and maintains a variety of reports, provides direct teaching and learning opportunities in an educational atmosphere where students will have the opportunity to overcome barriers, develop educational skills and fulfill their potential for academic growth and success, provides guidance to students on interpersonal social behaviors, anger management and conflict resolution, works with parents, representatives from other educational institutions and others regarding individual and/or collective student needs and maintains a cohesive school environment conducive to learning, classroom behavioral expectations and Center rules. The Teacher will perform the duties and responsibilities of this position in a secure detention facility and must be familiar with and abide by Center crisis intervention, safety and security rules, policies, procedures, methods and techniques.See Job Vacancy Announcement for full Job Duties and Responsibilities for this position.