Why Join Alexander Youth Network?
Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.
To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.
What you would do:
The Day Treatment Teacher provides teaching instruction for K-12 students with serious emotional and behavioral problems in learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Other duties may be assigned.
Plans, prepares, and presents appropriate curriculum lessons and other instructional materials to meet the individual educational needs of each child and enrich the therapeutic milieu
Effectively applies the appropriate model of care in all interactions with clients
Participates in education planning by partnering with Intake, coordinating with the LEA, and obtaining information from IEP meetings as necessary
Follows the daily routines, schedules, and treatment patterns indicated for each client according to the clinical model of care and individualized treatment recommendations
Completes or arranges needed educational assessments and testing
Assists with transition processes for students who are returning to the public school setting
Completes all relative paperwork including progress notes, assessments, person-centered plan reviews, discharge aftercare plans and transfer plans within the assigned timeframes
Participates in child and family team meetings as needed
Monitors and provides feedback to appropriate staff (therapist, supervisor, psychiatrist,) concerning client symptoms, new behaviors, medication side effects, and other pertinent issues
Communicates progress, incidents and restraint and seclusions, as well as any other individual issues involved in each case to all internal/external parties
Ensures safe and confidential environment for clients of program both proactively and by responding to situations that arise
Maintains the milieu environment in a neat and orderly manner conductive to treatment and in compliance with safety, health, and infection control policies as evidenced by EOC inspections
Uses less restrictive interventions to minimize restraint /seclusion as appropriate
Completes all required training and refresher courses and maintains required certification as evidenced by training logs
Provides assistance to Program Manager as needed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Education Required. Focus in Early Childhood education or Special Education preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be licensed teacher for NC schools or must complete licensure within 1 year of hire. At least two years of experience working directly with the children's mental health population preferred.
Must have ability to conduct, interpret, and translate educational assessments. Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing is preferred.
What We Offer:
Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
401(k) with Employer Match
Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Employee Recognition Programs
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!
Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities