Teacher – Special Education – Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Hastings

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to our mission of Helping People Live Better Lives. One of the many groups we serve are high-acuity youth; their needs are often significant, complex, and vary from each youth. DHHS is dedicated to a therapeutic, rehabilitative, and holistic approach to their care and is in need of a Special Education Teacher at our Hastings Youth Facility to assist in driving those efforts forward.

Our work in this role supports the successful provision of critical services to vulnerable Nebraskans. Apply today and join us in achieving our mission!

What we can offer you:
• Teacher Retirement Plan
• Stable Employment Opportunity
• Continuous Learning Opportunities, including LinkedIn Learning courses
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Comprehensive Benefits Options
• Consistent Work Schedule M-F 7:45-3:45; no Conference days required

The State of Nebraska also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, and retirement benefits; learn more here! https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/benefits.html

Hiring rate of position: Based on the SCATA contract
Location of position: Hastings 
Schedule: M-F 8am-4pm

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
• Develop and implement both group and individual lesson plans for daily learning experiences
• Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
• Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
• Assigns and grades class work and homework; prepares, administers, and grades tests.
• Establishes and implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
• Maintain professional communication with administration and facility administrators and leaders
• Oversee classes for high acuity youth ages 14-18. Additional duties may include, but not limited to, escorting students, community projects, and collaborative projects with other faculty / staff members.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate.
PREFERRED:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
• Previous Special Education experience in the field preferred but not required
• Knowledge of NE State Standards and Rule 10 for Special Education
• Teaching experience with at risk youth is beneficial, but not a requirement.
• Classroom Management will be essential for the optimal learning opportunity.

 

 

Zone 4

Grades

7–12

Additional Information

Hiring rate of position: Based on the SCATA contract
Location of position: Hastings 
Schedule: M-F 8am-4pm

 

Contact Information

Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center - Hastings
4200 West 2nd Street
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
https://dhhs.ne.gov

LaDene Madson
(p) (308) 390-0214

How to Apply

Apply at Https://statejobs.nebraska.gov