Part Time Educator

Dual Diagnosis adolescent treatment center seeking a Teacher for our inpatient day school. 

The Teacher will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and providing direct oversight of the day-to-day operations of our inpatient day school.

In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and experience engaging with clients, making assessments and treatment recommendations. Preferred candidates for this position will also likely have advanced training and experience with teaching troubled teens and as well as knowledge of recovery. This schedule for this position is 8:00 AM- 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday but has the potential to include varying shifts and on call responsibilities. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Conduct individual and family sessions for creating a plan for that student's curriculum

Communicate with clients school and keep them updated on progress for students assignments

Assist with additional duties as needed, for example, covering front desk, assisting with New Student Orientation, organizing materials, performing other clerical duties 

Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth and development through participation at in-services, workshops, staff meetings, and literature reviews

Upholds state standards for care

Adheres to Visions' facility, department, personnel and standard policies and procedures, including safety policies and safe work practices

Maintains professional competence by attending conferences, workshops, educational programs and related training

Maintains professional license, CPR and Restraint Training

Provides nurturing environment and close, intensive supervision / security for all clientele 

Skills, Qualifications, and Education

Bachelor's Degree required, Master preferred

Minimum of five years' experience working with adolescents and families in treatment and / or mental health setting with a strong understanding of systematic theoretical orientation

Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style 

A demonstrated commitment to high professional and ethical standards

High comfort level working in a diverse environment

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access

Team Player

Ability to provide visual and auditory supervision of clients

Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality

Stays calm and emotionally available in an environment serving emotionally disturbed youth

Demonstrates group leadership and organizational skill

High degree of clinical knowledge and competence

Completion of Background Check, including criminal history and fingerprinting

Maintain current CPI and CPR certification and a valid driver's license

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