Teacher (Bilingual - English/Spanish)

Lincoln Hall

Job Category
Academic-Teaching
Overview
Posted : 2023-11-13
Description

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) serves unaccompanied children from outside the United States. Bridging the child welfare experience with expertise in refugee resettlement, the program is uniquely shaped to care for minors with forced migration and traumatic experiences.

ORR works with states and local providers to provide unaccompanied refugee minors and other special populations of youth in the United States with necessary care and services. The youth receive the full range of assistance available to all foster children in the state by establishing a legal authority to act in place of the child’s unavailable parent(s). With support from ORR, states administer and oversee the program and ensure program and fiscal requirements are met.

Our Family Reunification Program

Lincoln Hall focuses on minors' safety, education, well-being, and self-sufficiency in their care. Services are based on state child welfare requirements and ORR regulations and policies.

Our program provides:

  • Shelter, food, clothing, and other necessities
  • Intensive case management services by social workers
  • English language training and education
  • Independent living preparation
  • Educational Training Vouchers
  • Health, dental, and mental health care
  • Vocational training and career planning
  • Cultural orientation and social adjustment
  • Preservation of ethnic and religious heritage
  • Safety planning
  • Coordination of immigration assistance
  • Family tracing and reunification

Position Description

Under the supervision of the school administrator, the teacher is responsible for providing quality education in the least restrictive environment to all assigned students. The teacher will collaborate with the school administration and other personnel to create a healthy and supportive learning environment for students.

  • Plan and Conduct age-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Ensure that the lesson plans meet the developmental needs of the youth in the program, are in their native language, and provide opportunities for the minors to learn English and Acculturation.
  • Create and facilitate educational activities in the community as well as hands-on projects that will enhance the lesson plans provided to the UAC youth.
  • Maintain a calm and productive environment that is conducive to student success.
  • Participate in agency meetings and training as required.


Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual (Fluent in English and Spanish)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • NYSED Certification.


Job Type:
Full Time /Exempt

Hours: 7:15 am -3:00 pm

Salary: $45, 500 - $49,500


Skills Required:

Must be able to structure effective communications and be a team player

Proficiency in typing must be computer literate (strong knowledge of excel)

Reporting capabilities

Must be discreet and provide a high level of confidentiality


Benefits:

Medical (3 plans), Dental, and Vision Insurance

Dollar-for-dollar match to your 403b (nonprofit version of a 401K) up to $500.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Gym Reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

An employer-funded Health Reimbursement Account ($2,500 for employees, $5,000 for family)

New York State Disability

Long Term Disability

Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Additional Voluntary Life Insurance, up to 3x your salary

Voluntary Insurances

Accident Insurance

Cancer Protection

Critical Illness

And additional Disability Income


Additionally, Lincoln Hall enjoys a relaxed and casual work environment around campus. We routinely have employee-focused events and programming. We also offer transportation to and from the closest Metro-North Train line in Katonah for those employees who take mass transit.

Lincoln Hall offers salaries commensurate with experience and competitive benefits and vacation packages. All staff members enjoy a relaxed dress code and access to a gorgeous campus.


Lincoln Hall believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables our young men and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects our young men's diverse backgrounds and experiences. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of diversity for our staff and young men.


As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.

Job Location
Lincolndale, New York, United States
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