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Assistant Teacher - CMH Adolescent Psych 8W

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Assistant Teacher provides assistance to patients during their behavioral health hospitalization to ensure their educational needs are met prior to returning to school. The Assistant Teacher works directly with the Primary Teacher to coordinate classroom instructional activities. The TA assists with consents between parents, schools, and the organization. The TA is responsible for helping to communicate, coordinate, and assist in patients re-entering school after discharge.



Bachelor's degree in Phychology, Social Work, or related field.

Licenses/Certifications -
CPI within 3 months
BLS within 30 days.

One (1) year Education/Training or Teaching

Requirements related to teaching and instruction children ages 4-17

Must be able to tolerate stressful situations throughout shift.

Excellent communication skills

Ability to navigate multiple schools and student resources that will assist the child during hospitalization and at discharge.

Ability to work with others

Ability to provide care outside of the instructional classroom, assist with other unit-based activities and functions



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Communicates with parents, schools, teachers, and patients regarding progress of assignments during hospitalization

Maintains classroom discipline by guiding children with appropriate voices and actions; following the guidelines within the organization.

Maintains inventory of classroom equipment and supplies by reporting any broken items; reporting to primary teacher when applicable.

Provides direct supervision to the children by interacting with the children at all times.

Works closely with the primary teacher in conjunction while helping to facilitate classroom instructional activiites under their guidance.

May provide individual therapy-based teaching strategies to meet the patients mental health and developmental needs

Assures students are productive during classroom time

Assures schools receive communication and planning for hospitalized students returning to school after discharge or during hospitalization.

Helps parents and caregivers retrieve assignments when applicable.

Helps the primary teacher promote a safe learning environment for all students and staff
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