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Special Education Teacher

Job Code:  72546
Facility: Lake Bridge Behavioral Health System
Location: MACON, GA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills:  
Category: Education
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Special Education Teacher

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Status: Exempt
Department: Education
Supervisor: Director of Education

QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY:

Current State of Georgia Teacher certification in Special Education or a related field with experience in behavior disorders; knowledge of educational principles and methodology as applied to students with emotional and learning problems; assessment, time management and interpersonal skills; skills in applying a variety of instructional methodology with special populations; sound written and oral communication skills; record keeping skills; public speaking or presentation skills ; decision-making and problem solving skills.

MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED ON JOB:

• Telephone • Computer
• Television, VCR • Calculator
• Radio • Fax machine
• Copy Machine •
• Audio-visual equipment

Various kinds of office supplies (pens, pencils, markers, tape dispensers, staplers, etc.)


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF JOB:

Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.

Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips. Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 LB loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands and fingers.

Individual must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and to be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete administrative and clerical tasks and visually observe patients in therapeutic activities. While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.



VISUAL ACUITY: MACHINE OPERATORS (including inspection), INSPECTION, CLOSE ASSEMBLY, CLERICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE: This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal, excessive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines (including inspect), using measurement devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

PHYSICAL SURROUNDINGS & HAZARDS: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as is typical office or administrative work).

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY:

 

Current State of Georgia Teacher certification  in Special Eduaction or a related field with experience in behavior disorders; knowledge of educational principles and  methodology as applied to students with emotional and learning problems; assessment, time management and  interpersonal skills; skills in applying a variety of instructional methodology with special populations; sound written and oral communication skills; record keeping skills; public speaking or presentation skills ; decision-making and problem solving skills. 

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