We help children and families live successfully!
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children’s mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.
Manage Special Education programs including:
Teaching Special Education students
Leading IEP meetings
Completing paperwork and making sure files are up to date.
Participate in training and in-service activities.
Administer and interpret testing to determine academic needs.
Develop and use a variety of teaching techniques.
Produce lesson plans that reflect the individual educational needs of students.
Prepare reports in compliance with school guidelines.
Maintain progress notes, attendance records, and grade scores in a timely manner.
Other essential duties as needed.
Schedule is Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.
Our schools operate year-round
A Bachelors degree in education or a specialized area is required, master’s degree in education or specialized degree preferred.
TN Special Education Certification is required.
Strong organizational skills with attention to details.
Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment.
Experience teaching high school students is required
Experience working with at-risk youth.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision
Growth & development through continuous training
Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.