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Special Education Teacher
Title:Special Education Teacher
Department:Childhelp Merv Griffin Village
Location:Beaumont, CA

About Childhelp

CEO and Co-Founder SaraO’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse.  For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at

About Childhelp Merv Griffin Village

The Childhelp Merv Griffin Village is located in Beaumont, California.  Beaumont is 90-miles east of Los Angeles and 30-miles west of Palm Springs off Highway 10.  Childhelp Merv Griffin Village  has been providing a healing home environment for severely abused, neglected, and at-risk children since 1978.  Located on the Village grounds our Non-Public School currently has eleven classrooms and provides educational services for up to 125 children.  The students are a combination of residents and referrals from the local communities. 

Position Summary:

Due to growth we have two openings for experienced staff.  The positions will provide an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and pschological growth.  The teachers will be responsible for the students achieving success within Childhelp's policies and maintaining all State and Federal educational goals. 

Essential Responsibilities: 

1.  Manage and Provide effective academic instruction to students requiring services outside of the public school environment.

2.  Provide a positive environment and instructional activities in which students are encouraged to actively engaged in the learning process.

3.  Prepare weekly lesson plans  in writing for review by the NPS Principal.

4.  Actively participate in development and writing and presentation of Individual Education Plans and facilitates the implementation of teaching strategies that correspond with these plans.

5.  Complete monthly reports detailing each student's educational and behavioral progress, evaluate each student's progress through the completion of report cards. 

6.  Know and abide by Childhelp's policies, provides supervisory guidance for classroom aides, and maintains a positive relationship with all departments, school districts and student's parents. 

7.  Represent Childhelp in a positive and professional manner at all times, carries out the requirements for successful fullfillment of professional responsibilities, including attendance at all staff meetings, participating in in-service trainings and attending conferences. 


                    Prefer Master's degree in eduation or related field from an accredited university and 3-5 years in a teaching position 
                    specializing in students with special needs

                    State of California Special Instruction Credential in Special Education 

                    Must pass a 3-tier background clearance and possess a clear California Driver's License 

                    Ability to be certified in ProAct and First Aid/CPR

                    Ability to write concise, accurate, and informative reports

                    Candidate must be reliable and be able to attend daily morning meetings and maintain company attendance standards

Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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