Summer School Teacher
Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center - Portsmouth, VA

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Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center offers hope and healing for youth ages 5 to 21 with several psychiatric diagnoses and/or developmental disabilities. Located in Portsmouth, Va., Harbor Point provides intensive, residential treatment to youth in a comfortable setting that is conducive to healing. Our facility specializes in treating children and adolescents with depression, bipolar, ADHD, and other mental health issues. We even have specific treatment programs for those with intellectual disabilities or those with self-injurious behavior.

Harbor Point and its programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. We are licensed by The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education. We are a TRICARE®-approved and certified facility.

Harbor Point BHC is currently seeking a Summer School Teacher to implement the lesson plans of a teacher during the summer school program. The Summer School Teacher s erves as a role model for students to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.


Qualifications: An individual must be able to perform each Essential Function of the job satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the Essential Functions.

Teachers should possess knowledge of:

1. Subject matter to be taught – VA Standards of Learning

2. Theories of learning and teaching (modifications & accommodations)

3. Stages of learning

4. Effective teaching methods

5. Assessment principles and types

6. Cognitive/Behavioral/Social Learning theories and principles

7. Effective classroom management techniques

8. Methods for observation/data collection

9. Special education policies and procedures

T eachers should possess skills to:

1. Present effective lessons aligned with appropriate standards

2. Organize and plan instruction

3. Establish classroom expectations and hold students accountable for meeting them

4. Manage classroom behavior effectively

5. Maintain positive relationships with students and co-workers

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education


Certification: Current Virginia teaching license in content specific area. Special Ed a Plus!

CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Management Certification

Experience: At least three years of experience in a classroom situation is preferred


Requirements: Must be able to:

1. Lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

2. Stand, walk, kneel and reach while working with students for approximately 80 90% of the day.

3. Use the full range of body motion including handling and physically restraining students when necessary

4. Perform First Aid and CPR

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