Instructional Tutor/Teaching Assistant *Now Offering Sign-on Payment

Requisition ID
2017-1600
Job Locations
MA-Arlington
Program
Residential-Education
Relocation Assistance
No
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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 30+ 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

Position Overview

  • Participate in training and in-service activities for teachers and instructional tutors
  • Develop and Implement an 8 week project based curriculum to be utilized Monday through Friday in the classrooms.
  • Provide behavior management and group management to group sizes of 6-10 per class
  • Create and implement theme based weeks to actively engage girls in community building
  • Facilitate an active and hands on learning environment to engage kids in participation
  • Improve children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions
  • Assist support counselors in crisis response as needed
  • Carrie out duties to assist the Licensed Teachers and/or by request from the Principal and the Director of Education
  • Attend weekly staff meeting
  • 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 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 (Education majors strongly preferred)
Massachusetts licensure or eligible for Massachusetts licensure as a middle or high school teacher strongly preferred
Experience working in a school setting is strongly preferred
Experience teaching High School Students is strongly preferred
Experience working with children with severe emotional and behavioral needs is a plus

 

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.

 

Additional Benefits

 

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

 

EOE

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