Special Education Teacher
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

Job Description

Full-Time Special Education Teacher Needed

Program Overview:

Located approximately 30 miles west of Knoxville, TN, Kingston Academy is a 52-bed coed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) helping children between the ages of 5 to 17. Both our Residential and Educational programs are licensed and accredited by Joint Commission (JCAHO), as well as Department of Mental Health and Disability services. Kingston Academy not only serves children from Tennessee, but also children from Nevada, Kentucky, Arkansas, West Virginia, New York and Washington. We focus on behavioral change through the power of choice. Staff builds strong relationships with students to help them understand the choices that they have. This method with structure and consistency allows trust to grow between our students and staff. Students play such an important role to our structure that they participate in our staff orientation, trainings and campus government.

Programs offered include:

  • Long–term residential treatment for boys and girls ages 5 to 17 years old

  • Therapeutic Day school

  • Intensive Day Treatment

    Job Overview:

    The Special Education Teacher Instructs students in academic subjects and social interaction skills. Plan curriculum and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to meet the needs of each individual student that include physical, emotional, and educational levels of development. Promote educational learning through the use of creative learning activities. Confers with parents/legal guardian, administrators, testing specialists, social workers to develop and implement an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) for each student.

    Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education.

  • Special Education Certification required.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information.

  • Organize and implement effective lesson plans in a variety of subject areas

  • Provide quality classroom management

  • Communicate and exchange information with all members of the education department

  • Provide appropriate supervision for students

  • Complete necessary paperwork

    Benefits Package For Full-Time Employees

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) after 60 days
  • Paid Time Off after 90 days
  • Daily Pay after 30 days - a company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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