About the Job
With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and many more specialized programs.
This position provides educational support during extended school year program. This positions primary roles are to develop & implement strategies to meet the needs of each individual student, Instruct students in academic subjects according to school curriculum and daily classes using a variety of techniques (e.g., multi-sensory, repetition, etc.) to meet the students varying needs and interests as guided by the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and plan and schedule lessons according to the daily schedule and approved curriculum. Assure that objective for all lessons, units, and projects are demonstrated on lesson plans as well as providing a balanced program of instruction.
Teachers working at an NHS School are required to have a Bachelors degree in Special education, or a Bachelors degree with a minimum of 18 credits in special education and 6 credits in education theory. Must possess either a Pennsylvania Private Academic certification or a Pennsylvania Special Education certificate. Teachers working in a school district classroom are required to have a Pennsylvania Public school certification in Special education.