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Education Coordinator – Residential Services (Full Time) Job at Children’s Bureau – 3.7 in Indianapolis, IN

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Our Coordinator – Education collaborates with Indianapolis Public Schools staff, surrounding public schools staff, our internal treatment team and community agencies to directly advocate for children with trauma histories in need of emergency shelter residential care, providing learning needs assessments, creative learning opportunities, and progress monitoring.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Classroom Instruction (50%)

Assists in curriculum development

Monitor computer lab activities and provide supplemental instruction

Work cooperatively with team members to meet the educational needs of the students

Maintain regular contact and engage with the students’ families and/or significant adults

Assess student’s skill levels and evaluate progress regularly

Facilitate therapeutic summer program

Courteously communicate and collaborate with all shelter staff and supervisors in order to achieve health day to day care of children

Patiently establish and maintain meaningful positive relationships with children as outlined in each behavior care plan using the Teaching Family Model (TFM)

Implement TFM practices as appropriate, such as student government

Administration (50%)

Attend IEP conferences

Keep a daily record of student behavior, attendance and academic progress

Collaborate and communicate with home school staff for all youth to coordinate virtual learning needs of each child

Support educational needs of youth as they discharge from the program

Weekly participation in treatment team staffing

Meet with parents/guardians and other (school personnel, case managers, probation, etc.) as deemed necessary

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred

Classroom experience preferred

Experience working with behaviorally challenged students or those with special learning needs

Experience with project based learning

A valid driver’s license and insurance

Clear, effective communication skills

Knowledge of and adherence to current confidentiality practices

Appreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differences

Ability to develop and maintain relevant networks of key contacts

Adept prioritization and time management abilities

CRITICAL FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Technologically proficient

Experience working with challenging youth and/or those with learning disabilities

Experience with project based learning and/or thematic instruction

Ability to establish client partnerships with appropriate limits and to understand the capacity for human growth and change

Capacity to develop knowledge and maintain certification of the Teaching Family Model within two year of initial TFM pre-service workshop training

Communicates effectively; collaborates and interacts well with a broad spectrum of individuals

Demonstrates appreciation for the ability to respond to cultural differences

Desire and ability to maintain a health, repetitive daily routine for children

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Children’s Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Company: Children’s Bureau – 3.7

Company Location:  Indianapolis, IN

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