Teacher - SequelCare of Arizona
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 12/31/2018

Job Description

CLASS TITLE: EDUCATION TEACHER                                                   


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under general supervision is responsible for work of above average physical and emotional difficulty in the planning and providing of instruction, guidance, counseling, supervision to clients/students with a wide variety of behavior, learning and emotional problems.


1.         Academic diagnosis from observation and written tests

2.         Reviews Individual Education Plan (IEP),

3.         Plans, organizes and presents needed academic subject matter in classroom and area, groups and individual instruction

4.         Plan, carries out for education purposes: projects, writing, recreation, games, cooking activity, arts, drama, dance, crafts, vocational skills, outdoor living

5.         May prepare students to secure eightth grade diploma, GED, or high school credits

6.         Assumes responsibility for instructional methods, lesson plans, and evaluations

7.         Responsible for vocational awareness, activities, career activities, vocational related field trips and visitors

eight.         Follows safety regulations: maintains order, settles disputes, conducts searches for contraband, prevents students from harming self and others, conducts head counts

9.         May plan, conduct, transport, to/from field trips

10.       Responsible for charting and documentation

11.       Acts as appropriate role model through physical appearance,, social skills, professional words and acts, boundary setting

12.       Self evaluates education/clinical skills and performance

13.       Brings to program special interests, hobbies, talents

14.       Works as a team member, part of a clinical team

Must be emotionally stable, able to handle above average stress, demonstrate physical fitness, able to physically restrain and assist in carrying a sick or injured adolescent, if needed.


1.         Valid Arizona driver license

2.         Able to satisfy MMERCI policy for hiring

3.         Individual judgment, discretion and decision making

QUALIFICATIONS:  Evidence of teaching degree* and Arizona State Certification in area subjects (ARS fifteen - 533 AZ). Related experience in providing education to adolescents with special needs.  Evidence of continuing education through courses, seminars, workshops, etc.  Creative, innovative, flexible but consistent, emotionally strong. 

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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