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Job Number: 5468696
Job Title: Part time-Teacher Assistant 1/TA-
Location: Memphis, TN
Relocation Offered: No

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 20+ 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.

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. The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.

Position Overview
Participate in training and in-service activities
Assist Licensed Teachers in the classroom and preparation of materials
Assist with academic evaluations
Provide tutoring to individuals and/or small groups of students
Participate in community based activities and trip for groups
Participate in experiential learning experiences
Carries out duties to assist the Licensed Teachers and/or by request from the Principal and the Director of Education
Other essential duties may be assigned as needed

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
Our schools operate year-round

Bachelors Degree preferred; High School Diploma required.
Experience working in a school setting is required.
Experience teaching High School Students is strongly preferred.
Experience working with children with severe emotional and behavioral needs is a plus.

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.


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