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Elementary Grade School Teacher
Job Code:2021-MACON-002
Location:Macon Campus
Department:Administrative
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Job Responsibilities:
Purpose: Teachers act as facilitators or coaches, using interactive discussions and “hands on” approaches to help students learn and apply concepts in subjects such as science, mathematics, English, etc. In addition, Teachers provide the tools and the environment for students to develop skills such as interacting with others, adapting to new technology and thinking through problems logically.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support and carry out the school’s policies on behavior and discipline.
• Carry out teaching duties in accordance with Bibb County Public School System.
• Set targets for student attainment of goals.
• Demonstrate good practice in the teaching areas of responsibility
• Prepare lesson plans.
• Provide assessment reports to monitor student’s progress.
• Liaise with cottage staff.
• Manage the performance of paraprofessional
• Attend and participate in team and staff meetings.
• Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
• Leadership: Role model and mentor for staff as indicated by:
• Takes initiative to implement good practice and meet licensing and accreditation standards.
• Interacts professionally and cooperatively with other parts of the agency (i.e. Human Resources, Finance, etc.)
• Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
• Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
• Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
• Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans

Job Qualifications:
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
• Bachelors Degree
• Candidates must be certified in, or eligible for certification in Early Childhood Education (3-5).
• Applicants for teaching positions must be certified, or eligible for certification in the subject, area, and grade level for which they apply.
• Current Georgia teaching certificate.
• Ability to communicate well with people in person and over the phone.
• Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
• Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
• Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
• Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
• Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
• Have the necessary temperament and stamina to work with elementary age children in an Emotional Behavior Disorder Classroom.

Other Job Information (if applicable):
Essential Physical Requirements:
• Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
• Ability to successfully complete the Crisis Aggression Limitation Management training program and conduct physical interventions as taught by the instructor. Examples (1) Escorting a child by the arm to de-escalate; (2) Support a child’s movement to a seated position to the floor or to a chair.
• Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.