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Heartland School Teacher

Company: Heartland School
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What is Heartland School? Heartland School is a Nebraska Department of Education Level III Service Provider that offers a rich and stimulating educational experience to students K-12. With a total enrollment of 50 students Heartland School is able to attend to students in a therapeutic and enriching environment. This allows teachers and staff to get to know each of the students, their needs, how to assist them, and how to overcome deficits There is the time to work with the students. There is the time to work with the parents and guardians with no extracurricular expectations and large class sizes to contend with. Generally, issues can be addressed quicker, plans can be arranged and services can be offered all in the hopes of returning the students back to the regular home school environment without the loss of too much of a students precious time., The mission of Heartland School is to provide educational opportunities that enable all students to achieve their highest potential. The success of each student in the school is dependent on the skills and professional capabilities of every classroom teacher and staff member that the student works with and encounters in their school experience. General Information: Full Time Position, Self-Contained Multi-Age, Multi- Grade Classroom of 8-10 students 186 Day Contract Hours: 8:00-3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday with an occasional need to stay later for IEP meetings and Parent Teacher Conferences Bachelors Degree and Nebraska Teaching certification required Elementary Education or Secondary Education or both Nebraska Special Education Endorsement and willing to persue endorsment . Preferred Masters Degree in Special Educ If candidate does not have a spcial education edorsement, they must agree to Salary Competitive and based on prior experience and educationDuties and Expectations- Indicators of Effective Teaching:The Teacher Demonstrates Instructional Skills and Strategies. The Teacher Knows and uses information about students prior knowledge, issues, and challenges in planning lessons. Plans lessons that provide readiness, engagement, and closure. These activities may include an anticipatory set, modeling, presentations, checking for understanding, guided and independent practice, evaluation, and opportunities for re-teaching or enrichment. Plans for incremental steps in learning when appropriate. Provides on-going feedback to students. Paces lessons appropriately. Incorporates technology into lessons when available and appropriate. Assesses student learning in order to help the learner be more successful. Asks questions that require varied levels of thinking and uses the appropriate amount of wait time. Encourages students to develop independent work habits. Encourages students to develop the ability to work in a group setting The Teacher Creates a Climate Which Is Supportive and Emotionally and Physically Safe and Promotes Learning. The Teacher is nurturing, sensitive, accepting, and caring in manner. Heartland School takes referrals for students all year round. While Heartland School has been around for over 30 years, it has seen the most growth and growing potential in the lastt 10 years. If you want to be part of a solid team of educators who enjoy their jobs and love the students we work with, apply today. Full medical benefits and retirement plan Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Heartland School, Omaha , Heartland School Teacher, Education / Teaching , Omaha, Nebraska

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