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Safe Life Teachers work in a variety of community settings with individuals, who have developmental disabilities and/or autism, to deliver personal safety, abuse awareness, healthy relationship lessons. Classes generally serve 8-12 students, or in special cases, may be conducted in 1:1 settings (one teacher and one student). Lessons are usually team taught (two teachers per class) on a predetermined schedule, with one class being taught each week over a 12-week period.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
1. College degree preferred (BA, BS or AA) with successful experiences in working with students with developmental disabilities, or
2. Some college and other successful relevant experiences in teaching, facilitating, or coaching and a desire to work with individuals, who have developmental disabilities, to help improve their overall well-being and quality of life, and
3. A current CPR/First Aide certification.
Other Knowledge Needed:
Successful Safe Life Teacher candidates must participate in periodic trainings which include a focus on participation as part of a teaching team and teaching strategies. Compensation is provided.
Class settings are located in a variety of community facilities, from public buildings to church settings, etc. There is not a one-stop location or one-type of classroom style.
Teachers will need to check out/carry/set up/repack/care for general presentation equipment provided by the Safe Life Project, such as a projector or laptop.
Teachers may need to assist students in wheelchairs periodically, adjusting chair position for optimal classroom learning.
At times, drivers for student pick-up may be late, and staff must wait for their arrival.
WORK YEAR: Safe Life Teachers are part of an at-will employee pool. Work opportunities may vary depending upon client intake. No health benefits are connected to this position.
COMPENSATION: $50 per class, usually a two-hour class @ 12 CLASSES PER SESSION. Each training is also compensated at $50 per in-service.
POSITION REPORTS TO: The Safe Life Teacher reports to the CEO Team.
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to complete a letter of introduction and an application and send both documents to email@example.com. You can download the application form by clicking the link below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Safe Life Project is a 501(C)(3) non-profit charitable organization.
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