PT Teacher

Requisition ID
2017-1646
Job Locations
GA-Douglasville
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

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.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee, Georgia, and Oregon, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.

 

Position Overview

  • Support classroom teacher with students who need 1-1 instruction and intervention.
  • Participate in training and in-service activities.
  • Document and monitor daily progress per Title 1 guidelines.
  • Administer and interprets testing to determine academic needs.
  • Develop and uses a variety of teaching techniques.
  • Produce lesson plans that reflect the individual educational needs of students.
  • Prepare reports in compliance with school guidelines.
  • Follow IEP goals and objectives, providing accommodation and Universal Design Learning principles, implementing accommoations and monitoring progress.
  • Classroom management and individualized behavioral interventions with Collaborative Problem Solving and other best practices
  • Other essential duties as needed.

Additional Information


This position will be part time and will require teachers to meet all YV training requiremtns and to also be approved by the Doulgas County Schools administration. Title 1 documenatin of individual tutoring will be required in addition to YV protcols.
Our schools operate year-round

Qualifications

Requirements


A Bachelor's degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12)
Active Georgia Certification in Special Education is required

Experince in RTC and/or Georgia GENETS system

5 years classroom experience working with developmental delays, moderate intellectually impaired, behavior disorders ad austim spectrum
Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment is preferred
Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
Experience working with youth is required
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

 

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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