Teacher Assistant
Youth Villages - Linden, TN

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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.
Deer Valley, our residential treatment facility in Linden, TN, is situated on 1,029 acres of wooded and gently rolling hills. A flowing stream helps create a picturesque setting for the nature paths, which wind throughout the campus.

Position Overview
Participate in training and in-service activities
Assist Licensed Teachers in the classroom and preparation of materials
Assist with academic evaluations
Provide tutoring to individuals and/or small groups of students
Participate in community based activities and trip for groups
Participate in experiential learning experiences
Carries out duties to assist the Licensed Teachers and/or by request from the Principal and the Director of Education
Other essential duties as needed.

Additional Information
Small 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 advancement
Our schools operate year-round

Requirements
High school diploma or GED (Bachelor's degree preferred).
Experience teaching high school students.
Experience working with children with severe emotional and behavioral needs is a plus.

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
9 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

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Youth Villages, Inc. is a not-for-profit mental health organization with additional offices in Woburn, MA and Lawrence, MA. Serving the...