Program Skills Teacher

Temporary - Summer

Job Description

The Adair County SB40 Developmental Disability Board is now accepting applications for the Youth Employment Program. An energetic, experienced, organized, person-centered, and team-oriented teacher is needed to support adolescents who are 16-18 years of age (or through the end of high school) and have intellectual/developmental disabilities. This is a temporary summer position. The Youth Employment Program will run daily, Monday-Friday, 8:45AM-3:15PM, July 11th-15th for students age 16-18. The position includes prior planning for the week of the program.

The Program Skills Teacher is responsible for coordinating and teaching lessons and skills throughout the program including job exploration, employment skills, life skills, and social skills related to employment. Duties will also include, but are not limited to: planning, leading all skills and activities, supervising Program Counselors, driving students to required locations, etc.

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Special Education or related field

  • At lest 21 years of age or older

  • Current CPR certification

  • Current 1st Aid certification

  • Class E driver's license or ability to obtain before May 23rd

  • Experience in curriculum development and implementation

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with and supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities

  • Previous experience working with youth summer programs/camps

  • Experience in a management position or supervision of staff

Applications may be submitted to sb40@sb40life.org or mailed to Adair County SB40 Developmental Disability Board 314 E. McPherson St., Kirksville, MO 63501