EC Teacher - PRTF - Charlotte, NC

Are you an educator that wants to address students needs beyond education?  Alexander Youth Network is looking for a teacher for an opportunity in our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF). Qualified applicants must be a NC licensed teacher with Special Education certificate. Must have BED Certification for grades K -12, and at least two years of experience working directly with the children's mental health population is preferred.  Must have ability to conduct, interpret, and translate diagnostic assessments.

Alexander Youth Network provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. We deliver an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self-determination, achieve their potential, and become positive contributors to society.

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Provides teaching instruction for students with serious emotional and behavioral problems in learning by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Completes documentation timely and accurately
  • Develop and Implement IEP plans as needed. Utilize testing and assessment data in order to modify IEP as needed
  • Maintain student records in accordance with NC's procedures governing programs and Services for Children with Disabilities
  • Participates in clinical staffings
  • Provides quality services in accordance with Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and agency policies
  • Adheres to Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) protocols for restrictive interventions (RIs)
  • Student Portfolios
  • Education Documentation
  • Completes all mandated training  

QUALIFICATIONS  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.


Bachelor's Degree is required, BED Certification for grades K -12, and one years(s) of pediatric mental health experience.  Must have ability to conduct, interpret, and translate diagnostic assessment.

Proficiency in MS Office applications


Must have Bachelor's degree in special education with valid EC teaching certification in NC or equivalent degree approved by the Board of Education. Valid NC or SC Drivers License


Alexander boasts a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!