Contra Costa County Office Of Education
Application Deadline: 8/5/2015 1:00 PM Pacific
Mt. McKinley School is located in the Juvenile Hall facility in Martinez. Mt. McKinley offers a variety of classes targeted at students’ specific needs. All teachers are certified, and the curriculum is aligned with the California State Frameworks. Lessons are designed to accommodate classrooms diverse in ability and learning styles. Technology is highly valued and all students have access to computers. This program also helps students develop pro-social behaviors and life skills. The school staff members at Mt. McKinley are dedicated to the belief that education is a very powerful tool, which opens doors of opportunity for those who embrace it. It is both a challenge, as well as a meaningful opportunity, to work with troubled youth to increase their skills, promote positive changes in their behavior and prepare them for a successful future. This position is in a Juvenile Hall setting with middle and high school aged students. The teacher will maintain all records, coordinate with staff and work individually and in small groups with students on their special education IEP goals and their class coursework. Must have the ability to teach high school core subjects: English, Algebra, History and Science in a self-contained classroom. The successful applicant must possess strong technology and behavior management skills. A Multiple Subject Credential is required. Bilingual is preferred.