Seeking STiLE Program Instructors

Kind Tree Productions Inc.
STiLE Program Skills Instructor (Skill Training for an Independent Living Experience Program)

Position Title: STiLE Program Skills Instructor

Location: Multiple Locations

Compensation: $15-$20/hr depending on experience

Key Relationships: Reports to and works closely with the Executive Assistant.

Deadline: Open until 7/22/2022. 

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KindTree Mission Statement: 

Kind Tree Productions Inc. is dedicated to celebrating and supporting individuals with autism and developmental disabilities through the arts, education, recreation, and community involvement.

Description:

The STiLE Program Skills Instructor will provide life skill instruction to special education students in a classroom setting, collaborate with other instructing staff, teach hands-on learning styles, and implement Individual Service Plan (ISP) requirements. 

Responsibilities:

●        Effectively works with and responds to people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. 

●        Cultivates and models a respectful working and learning environment.

●        Utilizes effective, proactive behavioral management skills in all classroom settings.

●        Works collaboratively with other KindTree Productions personnel.

●        Is responsive to feedback from colleagues and administrators and is able to apply feedback to improve skills and services to students. 

●        Manages time to complete and turn in all weekly required paperwork.

●        Monitors the progress of students in the classroom setting.

●        Participates in scheduled meetings.

●        Adapts and modifies curriculum and activities as needed. 

●        Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students and parents/guardians or other support staff.

●        Strives to improve professional competence through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, classes, and other professional development activities.

●        Develop and implement best practice strategies for working with students.

●        Promote a safe and comfortable environment for students.

●        Engage in collaborative problem solving with students when their actions and our expectations are not in alignment. 

Qualifications:

●        Demonstrates knowledge of intellectual disabilities and autism.

●        Demonstrates commitment to self-determination and advocacy.

●        One or more years of working with diverse learners. 

●        Passes a background check

●        Is up to date with the ODDS requirements for Covid-19 vaccination for teachers.

Skills

●        Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills

●        Ability to develop strong professional relationships with students.

●        Demonstrated ability to support others in working toward their personal goals. 

●        Processes good computer skills (email, basic Word, basic Excel, Zoom, ability and willingness to learn basic Cloud applications, such as Google docs)

●        Comfortable communicating in person, by phone and by email.

Apply:

To apply for this position please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 references that indicate the presence of the above qualifications to admin@kindtree.org.

Sincerely,

Loretta McNally (she/her)

Executive Director

Updated: July 19, 2022 — 1:44 pm