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Job Opportunities at Abraxas and FIRST

Abraxas School of Ohio and FIRST, alternative placement partners of Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, have immediate openings for substitute teachers at both schools at the rate of $140 per day.

Abraxas serves up to 100 students with drug and alcohol dependency or delinquency issues, and a maximum of 10 students in a behavioral health unit. FIRST School serves up to 80 female students ages 12-17, along with a small unit of 8-12 male students. Students are generally referred to FIRST by social and children’s services agencies in their home counties and are often in the custody of these agencies, with acute mental health needs.

If you are interested in subbing in these facilities, but still have questions, you can call Shelly Patrick, Abraxas Principal, at 419-747-3322, ext. 71572 or email patrick.michelle@moesc.net and Vanessa Wagner, FIRST Principal at 419-589-5511 or email wagner.vanessa@moesc.net. Anyone wanting to be added to the sub list for either Abraxas or FIRST must email Kathy Grove at grove.kathleen@moesc.net or call 419-774-5520.
Abraxas is also hiring for an Intervention Specialist, teaching Integrated English for grades 7-12 and Integrated Math for grades 7-12. Candidates need to have an Intervention Specialist license. Interested people may apply through the Mid-Ohio ESC website. Anyone with questions concerning the position may contact Patrick at Abraxas.
Private Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Programs include the Abraxas School and FIRST School, which are funded through the Ohio Department of Education Private Residential Treatment Facility Pilot Program to operate the academic program at two of the three PRTF sites: Abraxas, located east of Shelby and FIRST, located west of Lucas. These programs are also supported through Title 1-D (Delinquent) funds administered by Mid-Ohio ESC. Mid-Ohio ESC partners with the residential treatment program administration and staff to deliver an educational program that meets the requirement of the Ohio Department of Education for students in correctional facilities.

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