Special Education Teacher – Youth Villages

Youth VillagesLicensed Special Education Teacher

**$2,000 Sign-on Payment** and **$2,000 Relocation Assistance Available**

  • Program Overview
    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.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee, Georgia, and Oregon, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.
  • Position Overview
    •Plan for individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and other skills.
    •Participate in training and in-service activities.
    •Administer and interprets testing to determine academic needs.
    •Develop and uses 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.
    •Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in specialized subjects
    •Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12)
  • Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education is required
  • Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment is preferred
  • Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
  • Experience working with youth is required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

    Additional Information
    Small Class Sizes to allow more one on one attention to individual students and their educational needs. The standard Youth Villages class size ranges from 8-15 children.
    Tuition & Licensure reimbursement, and training for your career growth and advancement

Additional Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Pension Plan
  • 403 (b)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Please Apply at https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/1820/licensed-special-education-teacher—%242%2c000-sign-on-payment/job?mode=view

Closing Date: 3/31/18

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