Teacher - Children's Hospital Education

University of Mississippi Medical Center

United States

October 16, 2021


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    Job Category:

    Health System


    Child Life and Hospital School


    Main Campus Jackson

    Job Title:

    Teacher - Children's Hospital Education

    Job Summary:

    To provide academic assessment and instruction to children while hospitalized and to establish homebound teaching as necessary. To assess computer requirements for children and integrate the use of technology into curriculum design.

    Education & Experience

    Bachelor's degree in Education or related field; experience cannot be substituted for educational requirement.

    Mississippi Department of Education Teaching License/Endorsement in the area of Special Education.

    Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: Mississippi Department of Education Teaching License/Endorsement in the area of Special Education.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs. Knowledge of academic and/or vocational curricula. Skill in fostering a stimulating, accepting learning environment. Ability to utilize diverse teaching materials, apply instructional technology, and employ a variety of teaching strategies.


  • Reviews hospital census on a daily basis to determine patients requiring school services; assesses patients' cognitive abilities to identify strengths, weaknesses, and functioning level.
  • Prepares for teaching by obtaining assignments and/or providing supplemental materials.
  • Instructs students in one or more subjects, administers tests, and evaluates student progress.
  • Maintains documentation of educational services provided, records tests results, and issues reports on student progress.
  • Consults with family members. Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings, corresponds with school personnel, and establishes school re- entry plans.
  • Determines computer requirements of student patients and teaching faculty and maintains an inventory of computers, equipment, and supplies as applicable to the position.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time
  • Physical and Environmental Demands Requires frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional travelling to offsite locations, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, frequent reaching, constant sitting, constant standing, frequent twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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    Full time

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