High School Science Teacher
Get to know us: For over 75 years, Green Chimneys a multi-faceted nonprofit organization is helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical, and recreational services, in a safe and supportive environment that nurtures connections with their families, the community, animals, and nature.
Culture: Green Chimneys has built its success through valuing diversity in our workforce and clientele. Our programs are developed to recognize, respect, and respond to the unique, culturally defined needs of persons and families within our service population. We strive to create an inclusive, respectful and equitable environment in order to serve our diverse clients with culturally sensitive services.
Mission: We strive to give our clients support, resources, and the ability to heal through the work of animal-assisted therapy and nature-based learning all while developing the skills and confidence to grow into independent young adults.
Role Overview: Green Chimneys School offers an enriched academic environment with a vast array of innovative programming, including life skills, music and art, therapeutic animal-assisted activities, and outdoor education, all based in experiential learning. The fully integrated approach to education at Green Chimneys includes Academics, Therapeutic Education, Clinical & Related Services, Animal & Nature Program, and Vocational Education. Under the supervision of the House Administrator, the High School Science Teacher will develop students' skills and competence in one or more fields of science, including general science, earth science, biology, and physiology; develops students' skills and abilities in scientific methods and problem-solving, as well as an understanding of the application of science in the solution of practical problems.
What you bring to Green Chimneys:Education Degree/Teaching Certificate (Science) required. Prior field placement in special education preferred. Licensure/Certification: NYSED Certification. Will consider uncertified candidates who able to meet NYS Teacher Certification requirements within 18 months.
What Can We Offer You for All Your Hard Work?
Full benefits offered (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Generous Paid Time Off (Holiday, Sick time, elective, vacation)
Student Loan Assistant Program
Employer-paid life insurance
Competitive 403b pension plan
Professional development opportunities
Salary Range: $44,850 - $51,750 per year depending on certification status.