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Adapted Physical Education Teacher - $2000 Sign-on Bonus!

Company: TrulyHired
Location: Coventry
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

$2000 Sign-on Bonus!Full-Time (Monday - Friday)Benefits:---Competitive Compensation---4 Weeks Paid School Vacation in April, July, August & December---3 Additional Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO)---12 Paid Holidays---Health, Dental & Vision - Eligible after 1 full month of employment---Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)---Employer Paid Life Insurance/ Voluntary Life Insurance---Voluntary Long-term Disability Insurance---Flexible Spending Account---403(b) Retirement Savings Plan---Paid Training Opportunities---Tuition Reimbursement---Employee DiscountsPremier non-profit is seeking an Adapted Physical Education/Health Teacher for one of its vastly growing programs. Pathways Strategic Teaching Center is a year-round comprehensive education and treatment program, servicing children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other related disorders. Founded in 1988 through a collaborative effort between the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center and local parents of children with autism, Pathways is committed to utilizing scientifically validated teaching methodologies in improving the lives of individuals with ASD and their families. Pathways education and treatment strategies are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Individually tailored curricula address speech and language, pre-academic and academic skills, daily living and self-care skills, play and social skills, vocational skills, and assessment & treatment of challenging behavior.As the Adapted Physical Education/ Health Teacher, you will be responsible for:---Establishing learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development---Preparing, administering, and correcting evaluations and assessments, and recording results---Evaluating student progress using appropriate assessment techniques---Participating in the IEP process for students either being evaluated for or already receiving services---Maintaining order and discipline in the classroom conducive to effective learning and takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities---Creating a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives---Monitoring appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials, and facilities---Attending and actively participating in staff/faculty meetings and providing input regarding the planning of instruction goals, objectives, and methods---Improving skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multi-cultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections---Performing other duties as assignedEducation, Experience, and Skills:---Bachelor's degree preferred ---All Grades Adapted Physical Education Certificate (Ride Certification) required ---Minimum of two years of relevant experience required---Experience working with children diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities utilizing applied behavior analytic teaching methods---Experience developing individual child curriculum preferred, as well as experience in training others to implement behavior analytic teaching practices and behavioral/educational measurement---Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work with students in such a way as involves physical contact, particularly when there is a child safety need---Ability to communicate effectively- verbally & written---Must have a valid driver's license, safe driving record, automobile insurance, and access to a vehicle to be used as directed and when needed for transport---Must have and maintain pediatric CPR certification---BCI, Fingerprinting, and immunizations are required---Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in United States requiredOur mission is to promote an enhanced quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities. If you envision a career that makes a difference, join our team today!

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1Job Categories :Classroom Teacher > ElementaryClassroom Teacher > Middle GradesClassroom Teacher > Alternative Learning EnvironmentSpecial Education > Alternative Learning EnvironmentSpecial Education > Severe/Profound DisabilitiesEmployer DescriptionA Warwick landmark for over 50 years, the Trudeau Center was borne out of the necessity & belief that people with disabilities should be allowed full citizenship within their own communities. Arthur & Evelyn Trudeau along with a legion of supporters tirelessly sought to create services such as special education, recreation, and vocational training. Today, Trudeau is the area's leading provider of services promoting an enhanced quality of life for both children & adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our comprehensive programs include: Early Intervention, Pathways Strategic Teaching Center, Home Based Children's Services, Community Support Services, Day & Community Activities, Employment Concepts, Residential Services, Self-Directed Services, and Shared Living. If you envision a career that makes a difference, join the Trudeau team today! The life you change may be your own... Learn more about us...Location DescriptionPathways Strategic Teaching Center is a year round comprehensive education and treatment program servicing children with autism and other related disorders. Founded in 1998 through a collaborative effort between the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center and local parents of children with autism, Pathways is committed to utilizing scientifically validated teaching strategies in improving the lives of children with autism and other related developmental disorders and their families. Pathways education and treatment strategies are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Individually tailored curricula address speech and language, pre-academic and academic skills, daily living and self-care skills, play and social skills, and assessment and treatment of challenging behavior. A one-to one ratio of behavior technicians trained in Applied Behavior Analysis is typically utilized, although small and large group instruction may be used with students who achieve the skills to learn in such settings. A comprehension system of student evaluation allows for daily refinement of students programs. Behavior Analyst's train, supervise and collaborate with Special Education Teacher's, Behavior Technician's, Related Service Professionals and community based treatment staff in implementation of behavior analytic teaching methodologies. Individual student curriculum and programs are designed to treat problem behavior and teach socially appropriate skills. Relevant measurement systems are used ongoing to assess student progress. Pathway's provides opportunity to conduct research projects and works closely with local University's and College's. Parent trainings are provided as well as consultation services to public school districts throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Learn more about us...Equal Opportunity EmployerJ. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.Job Requirements
    • At least 2 yearsof relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa requiredContact Information
      • Alena Hazard
      • 75 Centre of New England Blvd.
      • Coventry,Rhode Island 02816
        • Phone: 401-615-2775
        • Fax: 401-615-2881
        • Email: click here

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