About the Special Education: Discovery Program Teacher Position
Purpose statement: The educational therapists working in the Discovery Program seek to meet the unique academic needs of students with learning disabilities with the goal of enabling them to function independently and successfully in the classroom and in life.
Reporting Relationships: Educational therapists working in the Discovery Program report to the Discovery Program Coordinator.
Responsibilities and duties:
1. Implement National Institute for Learning Development (NILD) educational therapy.
2. Communicate regularly with parents, teachers, and residence staff.
3. Maintain daily and annual student records.
4. Implement annual testing.
5. Engage in professional development.
6. Maintain high spiritual and professional standards.
7. Position requires NILD level 1 training.
About Black Forest Academy
Black Forest Academy (BFA) was founded in 1956 by TeachBeyond, formerly Janz Team Ministries. It is an international Christian school providing an English language education for grades 5-12. Grades 1-4 are part of a bilingual school, Christliche Schule Kandern (CSK).
BFA serves the children of international Christian workers and international business families who want a North American curriculum that incorporates a Christian worldview. BFA has an enrollment of approximately 300 students, with about 50% of the 9th-12th grade students in the residential boarding program.
The Black Forest region encompasses the southwest corner of Germany, with BFA located in the picturesque village of Kandern. The nearest cities to BFA include Basel in Switzerland, Mulhouse in France, and Lörrach and Freiburg in Germany.