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The Schenck School

Job Description

Job Title: Physical Education Teacher

Department: Faculty

Reports To: Academic Team

Payroll Status: Salary, Exempt, Full-time, 10 Months

PURPOSE AND GOALS

To advance the mission of the School and department. The School’s mission is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential. This position is responsible for ensuring The School is helping students “develop their rich potential” through experiences outside of remediation and academics, emphasizing physical fitness. The position helps students develop social skills, team work, healthy competition and a sense of pride in self and school through physical education and school-wide events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Design and implement K-6 Physical Education program appropriate for students with a diagnosed learning disability.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain a team approach with the other therapists at the school, including the Speech-Language Pathologists and School Counselor.
  • Work collaboratively with all teaching teams to provide ideas and support to increase health and wellness, movement and activity outside of the physical education areas.
  • Design, implement, and sustain new opportunities and programs, school – wide, that encourage school spirit while also developing “softer” social skills.
  • Provide engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for the children.
  • Encourage maximum participation for all students and provide differing opportunities as needed to ensure all students experience success.
  • Actively supports and builds a strong positive culture and learning environment.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas.
  • Evaluate each student’s growth in physical skills and knowledge and collaborate with teaching teams to share with parents.
  • Provide essential safety instruction to children, and make safety checks on equipment and playground areas to ensure the overall safety of students.
  • Inspire and manage outdoor student recreation equipment and spaces.
  • Maintain professional competence through school-approved professional development opportunities, both on and off campus.
  • Work with Director of Finance to plan program budgets.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Academic Team and Head of School.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in educational administration / leadership, education, recreation or other related field
  • Teaching and program supervision in physical education and reading remediation is preferred Experience with and / or a strong understanding of Occupational Therapy is also strongly preferred.
  • Highly skilled in working with students in a K-6 environment and in planning, organizing and executing initiatives and programs that maximizes buy-in across all constituency groups
  • Fundamental desire to actively support and build a strong positive culture and learning environment.
  • The ability to work efficiently and with accuracy
  • Possess the ability to maintain confidential information and exercise good judgment are also necessary.
  • Effectively use technology to support instruction and student learning

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Faculty, students, parents, administration, staff

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. Able to read and interpret documents and to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate both written and oral information clearly and effectively and interact with all personality types and levels of management. Ability to work effectively as part of an institutional team. Able to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form. Demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, database, and internet functions. Able to establish priorities. Must be able to lift 30 pounds or more. Will be required to stand, bend stoop or reach for long periods of time, throughout each work day.

Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources

Email: msantamaria@schenck.org

Fax: 404-252-7615

Mail: The Schenck School 282 Mt. Paran Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30327

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Occupational Therapist

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The Schenck School

Job Description

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Department: Faculty

Reports To: Principals

Payroll Status: Salary, Exempt, 10-Month Position

Revised Date: March 2017

PURPOSE/GOALS: To assist the School in meeting its mission by leading the process for development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program for the Schenck School’s students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates communication with other educational professionals to ensure there is a clear understanding of student’s school performance, a thorough evaluation is preformed, and appropriate treatment plan is designed and carried out.
  • Synthesizes evaluation results into a comprehensive written report which reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment, within the appropriate time frame.
  • Conduct parent conferences, making sure evaluations and treatment plans are communicated in a clear manner and conference notes are summarized in a written report and filed properly.
  • Develops occupationally based intervention plans based on student needs and evaluation results.
  • Provides training, consultation, and instruction to teachers on appropriate accommodations, strategies needed for the student to optimally perform in the classroom.
  • Continuously monitors student progress through observation and consultation with faculty, in order to determine if there is need for continuation, modification, or termination to the current intervention plan.
  • Attend school required meetings such as faculty/staff meetings and “rounds” meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Associate Head of School.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A. or B.S required, M.S preferred
  • OT license and certified by the National Board of Occupational Therapy, INC.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Efficient and professional communication skills.
  • Ability to apply clinical reasoning and professional judgment.
  • Ability to prioritize concerns.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Primary: Students, parents, faculty, and administration

Other: Trustees and educators in other schools

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. Must be able to read and interpret documents and to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate both written and oral information clearly and effectively, and interact with all personality types and levels of management. Must show an ability to work effectively as part of an institutional and management team. Able to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form. Demonstrate competency with basic word process, spreadsheet, database and internet functions. Able to establish priorities. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Will be required to file in both low and high file drawers. Requires relevant experience and educational background.

Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources

Email: msantamaria@schenck.org

Fax: 404-252-7615

Mail: The Schenck School 282 Mt. Paran Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30327

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Substitute Teachers

The Schenck School is accepting applications/resumes for subsititute teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in applying, please submit the following for consideration and possible interview:


1. The Schenck School Employment Application
2. Current Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. List of Professional References

Please submit all documents to:
Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources.
282 Mt. Paran Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.