Incumbent works under the direction of the Lead Teacher or designee, providing science and educational services for the Douglas County Youth Center, complying with applicable state statutes and policies of the Youth Center.
Douglas County is an EOE – Disability/Veterans
Salary Range: $ 24.34 – $ 36.50 /hr
*Develop and implement curriculum to continue basic educational instruction.
*Establish and maintain effective work relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.
*Comply with Civil Service policies and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, department policies and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
*Conduct an academic assessment of new detainees and create/update an Individual Education Plan (IEP) accordingly.
*Communicate with schools, juvenile justice agencies, and other outside agencies providing detainees’ current academic standing.
*Select teaching materials and methods, adapting to student’s needs and the limited period of instruction.
*Review and evaluate individual student’s progress and document.
*Maintain individual student files (e.g. initial evaluation, progress, grades), and State of Nebraska Department of Education required reports/records.
*Enhance curriculum with appropriate teaching materials and methods, visual aids, and guest speakers and other available resources.
*Manage classroom (e.g. participation, control, discipline), interact with students, and advise designated staff of rule and/or conduct violations.
*Adhere and enforce security protocols, alerting staff of violent behavior indications or escape attempts.
*Conduct parent/teacher conferences.
*Provide/promote a positive image of DCYC (e.g. professionalism, cooperation, trust).
*Adhere to budgetary constraints and advise designated staff of supply and material needs.
*Submit recommendations regarding annual program budget.
*Report to work with regular, consistent attendance.
*Perform other related duties as assigned and directed.
*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Education required.
*Valid Nebraska Elementary or Secondary Education (K-9, K-12, 7-12) certification upon hire and maintained throughout employment required.
*Two (2) years of teaching experience required.
*Completion of a pre-employment criminal record check and conditional offer drug screen required.
September 21, 2023