This position is currently a substitute position with the opportunity to be moved to a full timeÂ position.
Monitors patient educational progress and intervenes appropriately using scientifically based interventions.
Adjusts plans, methods and tests to meet patient educational needs.
Develops lesson plans that are age appropriate for patients who do not have outside schoolwork to work on
Teaches in accordance with age appropriate curriculum
Utilizes differentiated instruction.
Communicates objective(s) and purpose(s) of lesson.
Relates instruction to specific and long-range educational objective(s)
Explains and clarifies material in guided practice prior to assigning independent work.
Uses varied resources and materials based on patientsâ€™ educational needs and the objective(s) of the lesson.
Incorporates instructional strategies which promote studentâ€™s critical thinking.
Provides feedback that motivates students.
Uses a variety of practical hands on activities that engage the majority of patients to maintain a high level of interest.
Has high expectations for daily and long-term student achievement.
Contacts schools to obtain patientsâ€™ schoolwork during their inpatient stay
Assists patients with their schoolwork or homework
Competency in subject matter
Demonstrates knowledge of subject area in lesson presentation.
Responds knowledgeably to patientsâ€™ questions on the subject matter, basic facts or concepts.
Uses grammatically correct English in verbal communication.
Uses rules of spelling, punctuation, and grammar in written communication.
Assumes responsibility for overall disciplines in the classroom, following designated behavior management plans.
Organizes and arranges classroom so as to facilitate learning and minimize patient disruption.
Sets limits of patient behavior which are defined, communicated and monitored.
Treats all patients in a fair and consistent manner.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect patients, equipment, materials and facilities.
Encourages patients to be self-disciplined.
Maintains a classroom atmosphere that is appropriate to the learning activity taking place.
Perceives the needs and concerns of patients and tactfully deals with them.
Reinforces patientâ€™s appropriate behavior.
Maintains a self-controlled manner in crisis or stressful situations.
Staff and professional responsibilities
Maintains and submits accurate and timely records as required by law and educational guidelines.
Actively participates in rounds on daily basis.
6.Â Â Utilizes knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention and verbal de-escalation in order to provide a safe environment for students, visitors and staff.
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