Art Teacher

Best Point

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is Now Hiring for an Art Teacher 
The Art Instructor is responsible for carrying out the art education program in the on-grounds school and providing educational opportunities to the students at Best Point Education & Behavioral Health and agrees to comply with any policies and procedures as determined by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Mental Health, and as determined by the administration as being necessary to comply with the aforementioned agencies.
This is at our 4721 Reading Road Location
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in special education, with an emphasis on behavior disorders. 
Teachers that are hired in without special education certification make a commitment to enroll in a University program in order to obtain that certification.
Current elementary or non-tax teaching certificate for the State of Ohio, until special education certification is obtained.
 Duties and Functions:
Provide instruction and learning experiences that contribute to the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective development of each student.
To design each child’s art program in accordance with the overall treatment plan.
Assess motor abilities and disabilities, and to provide a program for intervention and instruction.
To keep informed of current trends in special education, especially in regard to recreational and motor activities.
Prepare and maintain school records and staffing reports.
Develop Individualized Education Plans (IEP) as needed.
Attend IEP meetings on each student as needed.
Comply with Quality Assurance practices.
Submit regular documentation as required.
Perform consistently as a team member. Interrelationships include Therapists, Case Managers, Partial Hospitalization Managers, Program Directors, Department Directors, and Executive Director.
Utilize the in-service training opportunities offered by the institution.
Comply with any other duties that may be assigned as part of the school program.
The staff member will be aware that his or her own physical and verbal behavior impacts the client population either positively or negatively and will act accordingly;
The staff member will maintain professional relationships with all other Best Point personnel;
The staff member will follow the written policies and procedures of Best Point.
Perform other duties as assigned.
 Essential Functions:
Must achieve and maintain Teaching Family Model Certification.
Implement and adhere to the principles and philosophies of the Teaching Family Model.
Must pass Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training which requires mastery of de-escalation techniques, crisis prevention and physical restraint techniques used on youth and adolescents. 
Must have the ability to restrain aggressive, out of control or violent youth and adolescents.
Must have the ability to remain alert, observant and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to physical restraint of youth.
Our Culture:

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is Greater Cincinnati’s most prolific non-profit specializing in education, behavioral and therapeutic health services and autism services for vulnerable, at-risk youth, their families, and caregivers.

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is proud to embrace our ideals of an equal opportunity workplace by actions as well as our words. We lead our community with respect and tolerance, internally and externally, and we expect our employees to embrace this ideal and express it in their day-to-day interactions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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