Part-Time Teacher Assistant

Requisition ID
2017-1319
Job Locations
TN-Memphis
Program
Residential-Education
Relocation Assistance
No
Position Type
Part-Time

Overview

Company Overview

 

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

 

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Responsibilities

Program Overview

 

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.

 

Position Overview

  • Participate in training and in-service activities
  • Assist Licensed Teachers in the classroom and preparation of materials
  • Assist with academic evaluations
  • Provide tutoring to individuals and/or small groups of students
  • Participate in community based activities and trip for groups
  • Participate in experiential learning experiences
  • Carries out duties to assist the Licensed Teachers and/or by request from the Principal and the Director of Education
  • Other essential duties may be assigned as needed

Additional Information

 

The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation.
Applicants must have valid driver’s license.

 

Small Class Sizes to allow more one on one attention to individual students and their educational needs. The standard Youth Villages class size ranges from 8-15 children.
Tuition & Licensure reimbursement, and training for your career growth and advancement
Our schools operate year-round

Qualifications

Requirements

 

Bachelors Degree preferred; high school diploma required.
Experience working in a school setting is required.
Experience teaching High School Students is strongly preferred.
Experience working with children with severe emotional and behavioral needs is a plus.


Schedule runs Monday-Friday 6:15am-3:00pm

 

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

 

 

EOE

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