Poplar Springs Hospital, a 183 bed acute care and residential
facility, is located in Petersburg, Virginia, 20 minutes south of
Richmond and 50 minutes north of North Carolina. Situated on 25
acres, our serene, nature-like setting offers our patients a sense of
calmness and peace. For more than 30 years Poplar Springs Hospital
has been guided by its mission of helping those who need the full
continuum of behavioral services. Our facility offers behavioral and
psychological treatment for adults and adolescents through our acute
programs, adolescent residential programs, sexually abusive youth
services, as well as programs for active duty military.
The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
- Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning
experiences in comprehensive health and
physical education and
supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate that
develops in each
student the skills, attitudes, and knowledge
to meet and exceed the State Core Curriculum Content
using approved curricula, materials, and directives of the school.
- Will work collaboratively with other members of the
school staff and with parents.
We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms
for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.
All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee via email, the
internet or in any form and/or method without valid written search
agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property
of this facility. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is
hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through
- Virginia Teaching License
- Current certification in Physical Education and
endorsement in Emotionally Disturbed, Learning Disabled preferred.
- Minimum four year degree
- Demonstrated teaching ability in an inpatient psychiatric
- Demonstrated ability to work with children ages 5 to 12 or
with adolescents 13 to 18 years of age required
Universal Health Services - 20 months ago
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