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Subject Teacher Job Description at Meristem - Fair Oaks, CA

Subject Teacher Job Description
Health & Body Care

Full-time and Part-time employment opportunities, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Essential Functions:
Subject Teachers provide individual and group instruction, using the Meristem method, to
students in the subject matter in which they are assigned. Subject Teachers will take the
students through a process, using natural ingredients (sourced from site where possible) to
create a range of products or services, teaching students about work skills, building
self-awareness and self-confidence through creating products that they can use and share or
providing services to others.
Main Duties
● Assess, plan and record student progress and achievement based on each student's
goals and objectives, and provide regular reports to Student Journey Managers and the
President on student progress;
● Working in a person-centered way, ensure all students are supported to learn and
succeed;
● Plan and deliver individualized programs to ensure students’ needs and interests are
being met;
● Work with students to develop a plan that fits each student’s individual needs;
● Provide input in the creation of individual student development plans;
● Prepare sessions to ensure the students’ development and achievement;
● Contribute to baseline and ongoing assessment of the students;
● Role model professional and appropriate relationships with colleagues and students;
● Report concerns and observations to appropriate colleagues;
● Respond appropriately in case of emergency;
● Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings;
● Host workshops on selected topics;
● Create and manage resources;
● Model courtesy and awareness of others at all times;
● Model and encourage collaborative strategies;
● Specific duties and tasks as determined and necessary for subject matter;
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:
● Experience working with students with a wide range of abilities;
● Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the subject matter: production of natural
health and body care goods;
● Ability to work independently, prioritize, think critically, and problem-solve;
● Interpersonal sensitivity;
● Must be both reliable and flexible;
● Demonstrate insight and the ability to articulate it;
● Demonstrate good judgment, including the ability to evaluate, make decisions and
anticipate consequences;
● Be able to explain concepts to others effectively;
● Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning
environment;
● Initiative and motivation to stay current on industry trade.
Required Qualifications:
● One year of experience working with people on the autistic spectrum, or in a related
field.
Preferred Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in targeted subject matter;
● Minimum two-years experience creating natural health and body care products;
● Minimum two-years working with individuals with intellectual and developmental
disabilities;
● Experience of running a business;
● Understanding of natural products, biodynamics/organics.

9200 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628
 www.meristem.pro
Please send resume to ab@meristem.pro.

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