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English Educator

Company: Eldora State Training School
Location: Eldora
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

English Educator Salary $46,862.40 - $71,156.80 Annually Location Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA Job Type Full-time Agency 405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora) Job Number 22-03965 Closing 6/28/2022 11:59 PM Central LinkedIn Tag #LI-POST Point of Contact Joel Weeks at Job Description The Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking an English Instructor to join the team at the State Training School (STS) in Eldora. The English Instructor position teaches Beginning English, Reading, and Social Skills.

This position requires the candidate to possess an Intern, Initial, Standard, Master Educator or Exchange License or be eligible and able to obtain a Class B License through the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, meeting all endorsement requirements for the teaching assignment: 5-12 English/Language Arts (120) or 5-12 Language Arts All (1201)

The STS provides a holistic social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic, and vocational program that utilizes counseling, treatment and consequences paired with praise for young men, ages 12-18 years old, who were adjudicated delinquent. You will be well served by the existing structure which provides you with administrative office staff and security. We can assist well qualified candidates in education who have a desire to teach math to obtain conditional licensure.

This is a close-knit environment with a strong professional learning community structure. There are no extra duties beyond the 7:00am 3:30pm schedule and you can request to use your vacation time as soon as it accrues. We offer several days throughout the year to work on curriculum development and courses for re-licensure are provided as part of the workday. There is approximately 1 month of orientation to become familiar with the school and facility.

The average class size is 5 students with a maximum of 8 per classroom. Every classroom is equipped with a SMART Board and a computer for each student. We offer a highly structured learning environment for the students, and each instructor is encouraged to be innovated to help the students succeed. There are opportunities for co-teaching and cross-curricular activities as well.

Education Instructors at the STS are an irreplaceable piece in the successful development of young men within the facility. The STS provides an environment rich in educational challenges that will allow you to practice your craft in a meaningful manner. You will have an opportunity to fine tune your skills by addressing the educational challenges that come from working with a diverse group of young men.

The programs available for residents include:

  • General education studies
  • Special education programs
  • Title I
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED)
  • Competency-based Special Education programs
  • Counseling If you enjoy rewarding yet challenging work, helping young men find stability in their lives and security in their future, this is this the right job for you. Your work at the STS has the potential to help pull these young men together and change their future.

    If you are proficient in:

  • Handling a diverse caseload of emotionally disordered students with mild to moderate needs
  • Teaching in an individualized manner in an effort to reach the students
  • Providing both individual and classroom instruction you will want to have a career at the STS!

    Transitional services are provided by the STS staff as well as contract staff in an effort to maximize each young man s chances for success upon return back to their community.

    We have a great total compensation package for all of our full-time employees, including:

  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)
  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan)
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance For additional information on benefits .

    STS is located in Eldora, Iowa, is a quaint community with a population of 2,800 residents, located in north central Iowa. Eldora is the home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the hiking, kayaking, canoeing, hunting, and fishing, as well as the many educational opportunities, cultural activities, and entertainment events nearby.

    Eldora is 45 minutes away from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls. Des Moines, Iowa s capital, is just 1 hour and 15 minutes away.

  • Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of the nation s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools.
  • Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa,
  • Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College.
  • Des Moines has one of the nation s finest State Fairs and is home to the Iowa Cubs, Wells Fargo Arena host site of NCAA Basketball, premier concerts, and Lauridsen Skatepark, the nation s largest skatepark. To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the web page.

    DHS values those with lived experience and encourages adults who were fostered as youth, foster parents, and/or parents who were in the DHS system to apply. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply (Hearing and Speech Impaired Relay Iowa 1-800-###-#### TDD).

    Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

    To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit . Minimum Qualification Requirements Applicants must meet teaching certification requirements established by the Iowa Department of Education including completion of an elementary, secondary, or child development program of teacher preparation. Apply online at: Eldora State Training School Associated topics: aide, behavior health, disabilities, disable, disorder, exacerbate, handicapped, impair, psychiatric, substance abuse

Keywords: Eldora State Training School, Des Moines , English Educator, Other , Eldora, Iowa

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