MATH / SpEd Teacher - Elevate Academy

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
9th
Benefits
Offers 401K
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Mathematics
Special Education
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 1), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 2), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 3), Middle Education (5-9) (Level 1), Middle Education (5-9) (Level 2), Middle Education (5-9) (Level 3), Secondary - ATC only (Level 1) , Secondary - ATC only (Level 2), Secondary - ATC only (Level 3), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 1), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 2), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 3), Secondary Education (6-12) (ARL), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 1), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 2), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 3), Special Education (K-12+) (ARL), Secondary (APT only) (ARL), Secondary (APT only) (Level 1), Secondary (APT only) (Level 2), Secondary (APT only) (Level 3), Secondary - ATC only (Level 1), Professional License - Elementary, Associate License - Secondary Education, Professional License - Special Education, Associate License - Special Education.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Trigonometry, Mild/Moderate Disabilities.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

Elevate Academy is a co-ed, residential treatment program for adolescents, specializing in trauma, mood disorders, adoption and attachment issues, and similar diagnoses. Besides treatment, we provide a full curriculum, year-round school as part of helping our students discover a love of learning and confidence in their education. We are accredited by the Utah State Board of Education as a special education school, maintaining a small classroom ratio, so that our Teachers can have the individualized and personal focus our students need.

We currently seek to hire a Teacher with Special Education experience for the subject of Math. We need a dynamic educator who is resourceful, engaging, and edifying to help our students succeed, and who can help them build skills that will contribute to life-long success! Our approach is tailored education as unique as the individuals engaging in it; thus, we seek a candidate who is innovative in their teaching methods having the 1:1 mindset!

Elevate Academy is part of the parent company, The Heritage Community, located in Provo, UT. Originally founded in 1984, The Heritage Community is a long-standing and established treatment program! As a true, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, we are one of few in the nation with a non-profit mission, and maintain high integrity in standards of care! Our beautiful, unmatched 19-acre campus puts diverse educational approaches at your fingertips! We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and training opportunities. Come learn more about Elevate Academy and be a part of our mission to help individuals heal and thrive!

Schedule: • Exempt. Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. • Our academic calendar and contracts are YEAR-ROUND, with two-week breaks in between each term. • We seek to hire an incumbent to start as soon as possible.

Duties and Responsibilities: • Teach English classes, developing a curriculum with clearly defined goals and objectives. • Educate students, ages 13 to 18, with various academic levels and special needs. • Frequently communicate and work with the Academic Advisors to receive updates regarding IEP goals for each student assigned to your classroom. • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development, submitting grade reports to Academic Advisors on time.

Knowledge and Abilities: • Understanding of adolescent development, with competence in instructional pedagogy for secondary education. • Aptitude of special education, particularly methods to successfully teach students who struggle to focus based on mental health barriers or learning disabilities. • Instructional skills that are engaging and edifying, while balanced with diligence and tenacity. • Excellent organization skills to provide a physical and academic environment conducive to learning. • Even temperament, with ability to mediate situations calmly when students need support due to escalation or frustration.

Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Secondary Education, or Math. • Current Utah Educator license, Associate or Professional level. • Special Education endorsement required. If endorsement is not received, must be willing to work toward endorsement while employed. • Proficiency and fluency in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing English.

Unique Perks Working at The Heritage Community: • Two-week breaks between academic terms, for planned vacations and professional development. • Small classroom sizes; no more than 12 students per Teacher. • Being actively involved and having a voice in the decision-making process for the overall structure of the school. • Great autonomy and Teacher collaboration for curriculum creation and development. • In-classroom assistance from residential Coaches. • Personal, engaged supervision with strong camaraderie and a team network for continual support!

Benefits: • Comprehensive insurance package: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life. • Health Savings Account option, with generous company matching contributions. • Company paid short-term and long-term disability coverage. • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan after one-year of continuous employment, with the company matching contributions. • 8 paid holidays per year, outside of leave benefits. • PTO hours, accruing on first day of hire. • EAP options. • Sundance Mountain Resort corporate passes. • Membership discount at the Provo and Orem Recreation Centers.

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The Heritage Community

5600 N. Heritage School Dr. , Provo, UT 84604
 

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The Heritage Community

5600 N. Heritage School Dr. , Provo, UT 84604