School Educator II -Evening Teacher Coun...
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Durham County, NC

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Wright School has an anticipated vacancy for a School Educator II. Wright School, a DSOHF institution located in Durham, is a non-medical ReEducation facility. The School Educator II working title is Evening Teacher Counselor and the position serves as direct education and treatment provider in a residential treatment program-supported by Youth Program Educational Assistant positions at a ratio of 2 adults to a group of 8 children. ReEd programs work with the child’s family and community to assess special needs, plan treatment and educational services; implement treatment in the residential setting and in the home. The work schedule is Monday through Thursday 12pm to 10pm.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Evening Teacher Counselors must possess the ability to work on a multidisciplinary mental health treatment team in order to meet special needs of students with psychiatric, emotional, and behavioral disabilities (6 to 12 year old). A Teacher Counselor, as defined my Nick Hobbs (originator of the Re-Education philosophy), is “a decent adult; educated, well trained; able to give and receive affection, to live relaxed, and to be firm; a person with private resources for the nourishment and refreshment of his own life; not an itinerant worker but a professional through and through; a person with a sense of the significance of time, of the usefulness of today and the promise of tomorrow; a person of hope, quiet confidence, and joy; one who has committed himself to children and to the proposition that children who are disturbed can be helped by the process of reeducation.”
Management prefers a NC teaching license in special education and have experience in academic instruction for children with special needs in addition to skills in behavioral programming and group management. Additional Preference for an educator with experience in a mental health treatment facility; preferably a ReEd Program, someone who is trained in North Carolina Interventions and Medication Administration. ADA Physical Requirements will be discussed during the interveiw.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree or above in Teaching Area with or eligible to receive a license level of one of the following: M,S.D. Must be Highly Qualified for EC, Elementary or Core Area.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. To be considered for employment, an applicant must be in good standing with the Health Care Personnel Registry. Please list A ll work history on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of Form DD-214. State employees who are seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. On line applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date application are screened and the highly qualified applicants are forwarded to the hiring manager. If interested, the hiring manager will contact applicants for interviews. Applicants may check on line to determine status of position. For more information please call 919-764-7201 or contact Laura Holloway 919-764-7200.