Secondary Science Teacher for Christ-Centered Therapeutic Boarding School (year round) **SIGN-ON BONUS**

Shelterwood (Christian Residential Treatment Center for Struggling Teens) | Kansas City, Missouri
Job Description

Would you like to be a full time year round Science teacher at a private Christian school? Do you have a heart to minister to teens in crisis? Maybe this is the spot for you.

Shelterwood, a Christ-centered therapeutic boarding school in Kansas City, MO is looking for a ministry minded individual that can teach and understand how to work with kids while teaching science. This person should be a model of Christ to the residents that are going through therapy in the Shelterwood program too.

I. Teaching Academic Courses

Prepare and plan lesson activities using a “brain-based” learning model

Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure classroom environment

Responsible for managing classroom discipline

Responsible for reporting any student treatment issues to the student’s treatment team (Therapist, Residential Staff, and Principal or Dean of Student Services)

Implement modifications and accommodations in instruction to meet the individual needs of Shelterwood students

Ability to implement Trauma Informed Care (TBRI) techniques in engaging with students, and the ability to write and follow up on student assignments as necessary

Provide tutoring help as scheduled for students on academic restriction or those asking for assistance

Demonstrate required competencies

II. Administration

Maintain a grade book and lesson plans that can be checked by supervisor at any time

Turn in grades in for grade checks in a timely manner

Responsible for attending weekly teacher’s meeting/trainings

Responsible for reporting daily behavior data

Responsible for timely submission of treatment plan reviews for assigned caseload of students

Skills Needed:

Proficiency in productivity applications.

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Ability to manage stress and interpersonal conflict

Strong written and oral communication skills

Ability to plan instruction to promote student learning

Ability to receive and act on constructive feedback on teaching practice

Ability to utilize formative and summative assessments

Work Environment:

Office environment. Some exposure to noise and crisis situations. Some outdoor activities possibly during temperature or weather extremes may exist.

Physical Demands:

While performing this job, employee is required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee may need to pick up or move items over 50 pounds. Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Job Hours:

Monday-Friday 9am to 4:30pm. Additional hours may be required as needed by supervisor.

Education and Experience Required:

Missouri Teaching Certificate in the area of Science

Bachelor’s Degree in Education with Science related field

Experience teaching youth

Master's Degree a plus



Compensation starting at $2830 monthly




Life / AD&D


And many other options included in our comprehensive benefits package.

Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Kansas City, Missouri
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