Alabama Clinical Schools has been a behavioral healthcare provider in the Birmingham area for over 20 years. Our treatment services range from intensive residential treatment for males ages 9-18 to therapeutic foster care for males and females of all ages. Our RISE and Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care programs for boys are the only programs of their kind in the State of Alabama. Our mission is simple: to enrich lives of at risk youth and their families by delivering quality behavioral and educational services while fostering a safe transition to the community.
We are currently seeking energetic and dynamic applicants to join our team as History/Social Studies Teacher (year-round school).
Your primary responsibilities are to design and modify classroom instruction to educate students with special needs, addressing the students' individual differences and needs. Create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. Engagement with youth, appropriate boundaries, and an ability to manage potentially challenging behavior is required.
Plans curriculum and prepares lesson/plans and other instructional materials to meet individual need of students, considering state and school requirements, physical, emotional, and education levels of development. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to demonstrate the ability to actively engage students in learning.
Develops and implements individualized academic programs by performing formal and informal assessments of academic achievement, social-emotional development, and vocational skills according to governmental and organizational guidelines. Prepares materials, individualized lesson plans, and activities according to assessment goals.
Demonstrates knowledge of effective instructional techniques by using a wide variety of materials and mediums of delivery and avoiding overuse of any one medium.
Manages the classroom to maintain a safe, secure, and effective learning environment by providing a high degree of structure, clear, expectations, and stability. Coordinates with staff to ensure expectations are implemented consistently in conjunction with overall programming.