Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is a 118 bed Acute Psychiatric Hospital and Residential Treatment Center for children and adolescents ages four through eighteen. The 55,000 square foot facility is situated on approximately 10 acres in the southeast corner of Alabama, less than 20 miles from both Florida and Georgia. In addition to the living units, the facility houses our full service cafeteria and New Day Academy; a state-supported year-round K-12th grade school with vocational opportunities. We provide numerous recreational activities including an in-ground swimming pool, game room, playground, basketball courts, and gymnasium. The multi-disciplinary staff at Laurel Oaks collaborates to ensure that services provided are clinically and medically appropriate and highly coordinated among all treatment disciplines. Laurel Oaks specializes in the treatment of youth who have multiple challenges and special needs. All children served at Laurel Oaks have a primary psychiatric disorder but most also have co-occurring conditions such as intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, and/or physical/sexual abuse victimization. Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is currently seeking Physical Education Teacher. The Physical Education Teacher will:
Develop and administer Physical Education classes consistent with the school goals and objectives
Teaches knowledge of, and develops skills and abilities in movement patterns and motor skills; concepts related to health, physical fitness, and the value of physical activity for a lifetime.
Analyze, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge's, and strategies of formal sports, games rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
Create and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful, and stimulating environment which is conducive to students' learning.
Identifies clear teaching objectives and learning outcomes, with appropriate challenges and high expectations.
Maintains good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety.
Provides individual instructional services using a variety of methodology for children and adolescents, appropriate to gender, age, and developmental level.
Contacts the public/private school for each assigned child or adolescent to get information regarding education level, special education services (if applicable), and to coordinate lesson plans and assignments.
Prepares ongoing, weekly lesson plans for assigned students; grades accordingly.