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Banner Health Science Teacher Banner Academy in Tempe, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Tempe, Arizona

Department Name:

Banner Academy-School

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

*$2,500.00 Sign-on Incentive for this position- requires a two (2) year

commitment. **

Your Journey with us began the moment you made the choice to seek a career with Banner Health. Whether you are just beginning your career or your Journey has spanned 30 years, Banner's employer commitment is: "We'll help make a difference in your life and career so you can make a difference in the lives of others.”

If you are a certified middle school or high school SCIENCE TEACHER, looking to teach a smaller class size, then we want to hear from you! This teaching position is a full time, non-contracted position with excellent Banner Health benefits. At Banner Academy, you are a full-time, employee, with the option to work throughout the school year. The Banner Academy school calendar is aligned with the majority of the Phoenix area school districts, and also offers a summer school program option. You would receive Banner Health benefits and not pay into the AZ retirement fund. This teaching position is a full time, non-contracted position with excellent Banner Health benefits. At Banner Academy, you are a full-time, employee, with the option to work throughout the school year. The Banner Academy school calendar is aligned with the majority of the Phoenix area school districts, and also offers a summer school program option. You would receive Banner Health benefits and not pay into the AZ retirement fund.

Banner Academy is a nationally accredited private day school located in Tempe AZ. We provide educational services for students in grades 4-12 who are emotionally fragile, learning disabled or high functioning on the autism spectrum. Our school offers core academic courses as well as elective courses for all students and operates with a 6:1 student to staff ratio. The therapeutic learning environment is highly structured with an individualized approach to academic instruction, behavior management, life, social and transition skills, as well as the social emotional well-being of the student.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

**$2,500.00 Sign-on Incentive for this position- requires a two (2) year

commitment. **

For more than four decades, Banner Behavioral Health has provided nationally recognized, comprehensive behavioral health care for patients of all ages faced with the challenges of psychiatric, behavioral health, or chemical dependency problems. Six locations in and around Phoenix (including Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Sun City West) make it easy for our patients to find help, and easy for you to have the neighborhood and lifestyle you want. Banner Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing safe, confidential and compassionate treatment.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position provides academic instruction to patients/students K-12 in various academic areas with a primary focus on individualized instruction in accordance with school, state, and accreditation standards and guidelines.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides academic instruction to students in various academic areas with a primary focus on individualized instruction in accordance with school, state, and accreditation standards and guidelines. Performs academic and needs assessments as necessary. Ensures students’ progress in relation to goal objectives.

  2. Responsible for the education of students. Develops lesson plans and curriculum unless provided by the school to ensure educational needs are being met. Provides specialized instructional techniques/activities through individual sessions designed to meet the educational needs of children, including use of online resources and computer software. Orders appropriate educational material based on needs.

  3. Manages education plans and provides ongoing support. Properly communicates and provides feedback. Maintains/prepares grading, progress reports, individualized education program (IEP), transcripts, and educational summaries. Records and gathers data for program requirements.

  4. Assists - with coordination of school re-entry visits as needed. Provides parents with home strategies as appropriate to the child.

  5. Maintains a safe, clean and organized learning environment, whether at child’s bedside or classroom setting.

  6. May provide instruction in non-academic areas and transportation services to students.

  7. This position services the special educational needs of students. Interacts with all disciplines within the facility including nursing, family therapists, case managers and adjunctive therapies. Outside the facility, interacts with case managers, probation officers, school psychologists, school counselors, school teachers, officials from other treatment facilities and parents of students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in education or related field and necessary certification from the Arizona Department of Education.

Teachers in a non-clinical ( previously “behavioral”) setting must posses a certification in English, Social Studies, Science, Math or Special Education. Additionally, they must be certified by the state to teach at the middle and high school levels.

Requires knowledge typically achieved with 1 – 2 years of experience in related setting. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, creative thinking, prioritizing and flexible problem solving. Requires ability to apply learning principles. May be required to possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the company’s auto insurance policy

Employees working at Banner Academy must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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