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Culinary Arts Teacher The Culinary Arts Teacher will bring content-specific expertise to instructional planning and delivery in order to equip students with the skills necessary for success in future careers in the food service and production industry. This teacher will deliver specified instruction in the areas of food safety, commercial production and culinary arts. Through this role, the Culinary Arts Teacher will work to increase student achievement levels by consistently setting academic and behavioral goals for students, monitoring progress towards these goals, and adjusting course when necessary. The Culinary Arts Teacher will work to actively build positive and beneficial relationships with parents, guardians, stakeholders, and community members in order to positively impact their students’ academic performance. Core duties and responsibilities: · Serving as a classroom leader by providing high quality, differentiated instruction to students · Setting academic and behavioral goals for students and investing students in these goals · Implementing and effectively modifying instruction aligned to the school’s educational goals by focusing on high standards and achievement for all students · Planning and delivering content that covers, but is not limited to, food safety and sanitation, commercial food preparation, meal production and planning, customer service, catering, and culinary arts · Designing and implementing high-quality, thorough lesson, unit and long-term plans that equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to master daily objectives and grade level standards · Continuously tracking student achievement data and using the data to inform instructional planning and delivery · Preparing, leveraging and delivering constructive feedback to students aimed at improving their academic performance · Consistently implementing and enforcing rules and consequences in the classroom setting and school-wide · Providing continuous evaluation of student progress that is consistent with school’s established goals and policies, and clearly communicating this progress to all necessary stakeholders · Maintaining, monitoring, and reporting students’ grade and attendance records · Taking personal responsibility for students’ mastery of academic standards · Effectively and innovatively incorporating technological resources into classroom lessons · Committing to continual professional growth that leads students to achieve the greatest learning gains · Communicating effectively with students, families and colleagues in order to invest all stakeholders in the learning process · Administer safety exams prior to allowing students to work with equipment/resources in the commercial kitchen. · Identify a local hotel partner and schedule on site internships 2-3 days per week throughout the year for students enrolled in Level I and II courses. · Facilitate planning and implementation of banquet and catering events through culinary curriculum. · Collaborate with local public and private culinary institutes of higher education. · Attending and actively participating in all professional development, team planning and organization wide meetings · May also take on other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal and/or their designee. Education, Other Jun 8, 2022
Elementary School Behavioral Coach Our specialized school, John G. Wood (JGW), is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Small student-teacher ratios accommodate individual learning styles with a goal to transition students back to their public school as soon as possible. JGW includes a broad range of courses for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and Extended School Year (ESY) services are available during the summer. Some residents of VHBG’s group homes attend JGW in addition to students who commute from multiple localities in the Richmond region. The behavior coach is responsible for collecting data for students’ Functional Behavioral Assessments as well as implementing; monitoring; evaluating, and documenting the individualized Behavioral Intervention program designed for responding to and improving students’ behavioral functioning. The behavior coach will be required to provide ongoing behavioral management and supports for students. The behavior coach will be required to implement and manage the “positive behavioral program and level system” used by the school. The behavior coach will also assist the teacher in the classroom with instruction, individual tutoring, and student engagement to create an environment that is safe with a focus on academic improvement. Effective communication between behavior coaches and teachers is a major focus for sound programming. Core duties and responsibilities: • Assist teacher in the classroom by supporting students academically including 1:1 tutoring • Communicate effectively with teachers daily for sound programming and practices • Implement the Family Teaching Model to improve student’s social skills • Assist in the development and implementation of the schools’ behavioral programs including level system • Collect data for functional assessments • Record student performance on the appropriate data-management forms • Coordinate active and supportive communication with the students and their stakeholders regarding progress, problems, and other issues related to student’s behavioral functioning • Attend continuing education events in order to expand behavioral skills and knowledge • Collect and graph data of students’ target behaviors and replacement behaviors • Participate in the evaluation and revision of behavior plans • Present data for review during staff, IEP, and clinical meetings • Demonstrate effective behavior management strategies • Use positive interventions correctly • Implement various levels of behavior management ranging from verbal prompts to physical restraint if needed for safety • Complete paperwork as necessary including SIR’s and IR’s • Model appropriate coping and problem-solving strategies • Work cooperatively with teachers and other staff members • Have the Ability to serve as a substitute teacher: o With guidance from teacher, and perform the curriculum lessons and tasks required by the teacher, using appropriate teaching strategies o Model appropriate classroom conduct and work habits • Use appropriate verbal and physical behaviors with other staff and students • Other duties as assigned. General Assignment Duties • Implements and oversees the behavioral monitoring program for all students enrolled in the John G. Wood School program. • Assists in developing procedures and training materials for the behavioral monitoring and program and ensures that program operations are in compliance with established guidelines. Education Jun 7, 2022
Behavioral Coach - Wood I Our specialized school, John G. Wood (JGW), is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Small student-teacher ratios accommodate individual learning styles with a goal to transition students back to their public school as soon as possible. JGW includes a broad range of courses for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and Extended School Year (ESY) services are available during the summer. Some residents of VHBG’s group homes attend JGW in addition to students who commute from multiple localities in the Richmond region. The behavior coach is responsible for collecting data for students’ Functional Behavioral Assessments as well as implementing; monitoring; evaluating, and documenting the individualized Behavioral Intervention program designed for responding to and improving students’ behavioral functioning. The behavior coach will be required to provide ongoing behavioral management and supports for students. The behavior coach will be required to implement and manage the “positive behavioral program and level system” used by the school. The behavior coach will also assist the teacher in the classroom with instruction, individual tutoring, and student engagement to create an environment that is safe with a focus on academic improvement. Effective communication between behavior coaches and teachers is a major focus for sound programming. Core duties and responsibilities: • Assist teacher in the classroom by supporting students academically including 1:1 tutoring • Communicate effectively with teachers daily for sound programming and practices • Implement the Family Teaching Model to improve student’s social skills • Assist in the development and implementation of the schools’ behavioral programs including level system • Collect data for functional assessments • Record student performance on the appropriate data-management forms • Coordinate active and supportive communication with the students and their stakeholders regarding progress, problems, and other issues related to student’s behavioral functioning • Attend continuing education events in order to expand behavioral skills and knowledge • Collect and graph data of students’ target behaviors and replacement behaviors • Participate in the evaluation and revision of behavior plans • Present data for review during staff, IEP, and clinical meetings • Demonstrate effective behavior management strategies • Use positive interventions correctly • Implement various levels of behavior management ranging from verbal prompts to physical restraint if needed for safety • Complete paperwork as necessary including SIR’s and IR’s • Model appropriate coping and problem-solving strategies • Work cooperatively with teachers and other staff members • Have the Ability to serve as a substitute teacher: o With guidance from teacher, and perform the curriculum lessons and tasks required by the teacher, using appropriate teaching strategies o Model appropriate classroom conduct and work habits • Use appropriate verbal and physical behaviors with other staff and students • Other duties as assigned. General Assignment Duties • Implements and oversees the behavioral monitoring program for all students enrolled in the John G. Wood School program. • Assists in developing procedures and training materials for the behavioral monitoring and program and ensures that program operations are in compliance with established guidelines. Education Jun 7, 2022
Elementary School Teacher Our specialized school, John G. Wood (JGW), is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Small student-teacher ratios accommodate individual learning styles with a goal to transition students back to their public school as soon as possible. JGW includes a broad range of courses for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and Extended School Year (ESY) services are available during the summer. Some residents of VHBG’s group homes attend JGW in addition to students who commute from multiple localities in the Richmond region. The teacher educates students enrolled in John G. Wood School utilizing evidenced-based, data-driven programming that assist students with meeting their academic and social-emotional needs. The teacher provides educational services to students in elementary school in a therapeutic educational community. Core duties and responsibilities: • Delivers lessons that are appropriately structured and paced and includes learning activities that meet the needs of all students and lead to student mastery of Standards of Learning, social-emotional objectives and behavioral programming. • Effectively designs the academic programming that supports the development of critical thinking standards for academic, theoretical and real-life situations. • Selects or designs rigorous, valid summative and formative assessments that seek to analyze student results and guide instructional decisions by 100% accuracy; ensure that student learning activities are driven by the data collected from these formative assessments. • Adheres to procedures & policies found within our internal VHBG Policy Manuals, federal guidelines, state guidelines as well as accreditation requirements. • Engages in self-reflection and growth opportunities to support high levels of learning for all students. • Effectively utilizes program methodologies to address the social and behavioral deficits of students. • Effectively works with students’ parents and / or other identified stakeholders to address the academic and behavioral concerns presented in official and unofficial documentation. • Markets to service providers and other decision-makers to influence client placements; articulating the desired culture and showing evidence of how it is reinforced. • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with parents, students, stakeholders and other staff members. • Participates in the School Improvement Teams & Training to assist with the ongoing refinement of educational & behavioral programming offered by the school • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Principal of JGW School. Education Jun 7, 2022