This position assists with delivering curriculum in collaboration with the special education teacher. Applicants must be capable of managing a classroom and assisting in the completion of data entry and paperwork.
The Hoffman Academy is looking for teachers to work in a creative and versatile environment geared toward educating and treating at-risk youth. The goal is to allow teachers the flexibility to deliver curriculum in the most effective manner. Teachers, at the Hoffman Academy, must be able to work as part of a treatment team (i.e. the student, therapist, direct-care staff, parents, etc.) and assist the student in defining and achieving successful outcomes. Teachers are encouraged to use the support of the therapists and direct-care staff. The principles Trauma Informed Care are expected to be applied within the daily routines, interactions and interventions of the school day. Overall, teachers for the Hoffman Academy must exhibit an enthusiasm for educating distressed young people while coaching them toward a safe and productive lifestyle.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in education and/or Pennsylvania teaching certification. Applicants with degrees in other fields will be considered with prior teaching experience. Proper clearances and background checks will be processed.