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Job ID 19042 Duncan, Nebraska

TITLE: Resource Teacher – Duncan, Nebraska

$3,000 Hiring Bonus

OVERVIEW OF BOYSTOWN

Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?

Boys Town and Duncan Day School in Duncan, Nebraska is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.

Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.

Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

OVERVIEW OF JOB

As our Resource Teacher at our Duncan Day School, you will be responsible to design and deliver a balanced program of instruction in an assigned subject matter. You will teach assigned curriculum to youth as well as develop and implement both group and individual lesson plans for daily, quarter, semester, and year-long periods planning instructional experiences for students in accordance with established curriculum. In addition, you will be responsible to maintain accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations as well as instruct students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEP's. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Address students’ social and emotional deficits with a focus on teaching replacement behaviors
  • Reduce referrals and disruptive behaviors
  • Increase academic engagement and instruction time
  • Increase on-task behaviors
  • Improve student motivation
  • Assigns and grades class work and homework; prepares, administers, and grades tests.
  • Establishes and implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
  • Supports school-related extracurricular activities.
  • Maintains positive professional communications with parents, guardians, administration, and colleagues regarding progress and concerns.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS

  • Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and regulations of Nebraska.
  • Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to modify or adapt general education curriculum.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school, preferably in Special Education
  • Properly endorsed and certificated
  • Previous classroom teaching experience in the field preferred

About Boys Town Nebraska:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: June 14, 2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.#ZR

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