Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting
Impact on Kids?
AMIkids has served over 140,000 kids and their families since
1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping
youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of
Do you want a smaller class size? Do you enjoy creating fun and
engaging lesson plans? Do you want to make an impact to your
community and the youth in it?
If you said yes to any of these, join AMIkids and help us make a
Lasting Impact on Kids!
The Certified Teacher role provides instruction and guidance to
youth within the appropriate grade or academic level. Teachers are
responsible for adhering to recognized curriculum standards, and
compliance with instructional guidelines as defined by the local
School District and educational systems.
Primary objective is the realization of AMIkids' mission to
provide a safe and successful learning environment for youth, while
encouraging social and emotional development through the
achievement of academic and personal goals.
Essential Job Duties
* Provide professional instruction and teaching to a diverse
population of youth as appropriate to the specified course or
discipline and/or academic level, * Adhere to established standards
regarding curriculum delivery, educational guidelines and quality
assurance requirements as established by AMIkids and the applicable
contract providers, * Effective use of the AMIkids Personal Growth
Model's Targeted Behavioral Interventions System, * Utilize and
establish effective interpersonal skills within the workplace, *
Participate in staff meetings and professional development
opportunities, * Provide appropriate accommodations based on
youth's IEP and 504 plans, * Identify and provide appropriate
interventions to meet the academic and/or behavioral needs of
youth, * Maintain accurate education records (e.g., attendance,
grades, lesson planning, progress monitoring), * Coordinate youth
activities with the Lead Teacher, Director of Education, Program
Manager, Director of Operations and/or Executive Director, * Use
authorized state mandated training methods, to prevent and
intervene in youth altercations and/or incidents, * Actively
supervise/coordinate day trips and special activities that involve
recreational sports, facility and equipment cleaning, grounds
maintenance and equipment relocation, * Serve as advisor and
positive role model for youth at all times, * Maintain appropriate
work habits, including regular and punctual attendance, * Attend
and maintain CPR and First Aid certification by nationally
recognized organization, * Attend and maintain appropriate crisis
intervention and physical restraint training and certification as
defined by state and contract requirements, * Maintain appropriate
certification(s) and license(s), * Assist with special projects and
other duties as assigned.
Education, Training and Experience
* Bachelor's Degree in Education, the academic discipline being
delivered, or related field, * Teaching or coursework experience,
or other similar activity in area of primary instruction required;
experience working with high risk youth preferred, * Possess and
maintain current Teaching Certification in assigned subject area, *
Must possess and maintain valid driver's license in the state of
employment and have a driving record that meets the standards of
the AMIkids Transportation Policy (CDL may be required based on
What's in it for you?
As well as gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference
in kids' lives, AMIkids offers a comprehensive benefits package
* Growth opportunities - we pride ourselves on developing our
leaders from within * Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, &
Prescription Drug plan options; Health Savings Account/HRA, Company
paid Life Insurance and AD&D * PTO & Paid Holidays * Wellness
Benefits - EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc. *
Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan,
Student Loan Forgiveness Program * Pet Insurance, World Travel
Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and
AMIkids is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth
develop into responsible and productive citizens.
Our Mission: AMIkids' mission is to protect public safety and
positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of
a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with
youth agencies, local communities and families.
Our Vision: Separating a troubled past from a bright future.
We have an unwavering commitment to putting kids first.
AMIkids has enjoyed great success in transforming kids because
we take the unconventional approach of putting "Kids First". This
core value permeates throughout all 14 AMIkids values to empower
kids to achieve their potential.
Our Guiding Principles:
Kids First - all decisions by staff and board members are made
on the basis of what is best for the kids
Family - an atmosphere throughout AMIkids where kids are treated
as our own family members. For a family atmosphere to thrive,
everyone associated with the organization has to be treated as
family with high expectations, respect and accountability.
Safety - Our programs are operated where student, staff and the
public safety is the responsibility of everyone in the
Our Core Values
Creativity Honesty Enthusiasm Integrity Loyalty Leadership
Diversity Goal Orientation Excellence Dedication Respect
AMIkids Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Employer *
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled * Drug-Free