Classroom Teacher - Clarinda Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Social Studies
Job Title: Social Studies teacher
Job Location: Clarinda Academy
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Clarinda Academy
Clarinda, IA 51632
Telephone: 712-542-3103
Job Description:
Clarinda Academy is a residential foster care facility working with adjudicated and at-risk youth ages 12-18.   
Supervise youth in order to observe or effect changes in their social behavior, and to maintain security for community protection.
Stimulate interest and cooperation in individual and group classes and activities and observe youth behavior in response to treatment efforts.
Maintain proper norms and security of youth and provide crisis intervention as necessary.
Communicate, orally and in writing all appropriate information, both within the classroom and outside the classroom (in the log and in youth charts) and to relevant outside agencies, including parents.
Assess each student’s learning style, design and implement curriculum, instructional strategies, and materials appropriate for the youth.
Provide a learning environment to motivate youth.
Ensure attendance of students in all classes and other activities and check on normative behavior.
Complete all necessary paperwork to insure proper recording of student progress, including daily attendance records and progress reports.
Maintain emergency lesson plans for use by substitutes.
Maintain order in the classroom.
Must be certified by the State Board of Education.   Must be able to use standard office equipment, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, climb three flights of stairs and physically restrain students if necessary.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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