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Licensed Elementary School Teacher

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Memphis
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:



Ask about our $6,000 sign-on payment and $2,000 relocation assistanceCompany OverviewYouth 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









New Salary IncreaseProgram OverviewYouth 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

  • Plan for individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and other skills.
  • Participate in training and in-service activities.
  • 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.
  • Maintain progress notes, attendance records, and grade scores in a timely manner.
  • Other essential duties as needed.
  • Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in specialized subjects
  • Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.Additional InformationSmall 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 advancementSalary$56,000 - $57,000 / based off educationYears of experience will be evaluated, $1,000 increase with each year (up to 10 years)













    Qualifications









    RequirementsA Bachelor's degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12 or K-8 or 6-8)Must obtain licensure in TN within 90 days after the first day of employmentExperience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment is preferredExperience working with at-risk youth a major plusExperience working with youth is requiredExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleBenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunitiesYouth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.



Keywords: Youth Villages, Memphis , Licensed Elementary School Teacher, Education / Teaching , Memphis, Tennessee

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