Math Teacher - Alternative School
Lakeside Behavioral Health System - Memphis, TN

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Facility Information:

Since 1976 Lakeside Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and mid-south region. The 295 bed facility is located on a safe and private 37 acre campus in northeast Shelby County and provides comprehensive behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors, adolescents and children. Lakeside's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction. At Lakeside, we believe in offering a variety of options to our patients, making our programs more accessible and our treatment more effective, while maintaining high levels of quality care. Lakeside Behavioral Health System is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, certified by Medicare, and licensed by the State of Tennessee.

Job Description:

The Teacher is responsible for conducting an educational assessment and developing and implementing an individualized tutorial plan based on the individuals learning needs and abilities. The Teacher will participate as an integral member of the treatment team and in developing the continuing care plan with regard to educational placement upon discharge. The Teacher will provide age and developmentally appropriate education in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health System.


Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Education required, Masters Degree preferred. TN Elementary or Secondary Education Certification/License. Certification in Special Education preferred. Math K-12 Certification required, AP training a plus. Previous experience working with children and adolescents with special educational needs preferred. Knowledge of effective teaching skills and educational strategies with a special education population, individual and group management skills, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development; limit setting and crisis and behavior management.

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