12 hours
2018-08-132018-09-12

VOCATIONAL TEACHER - (44976)

Universal Health Services
PORTSMOUTH, VA
  • Job Code
    44976
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VOCATIONAL TEACHER - (44976)

Facility Name
HARBOR POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER
Location
PORTSMOUTH, VA 23704 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 74,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center offers hope and healing for youth ages 7 to 18 at the time of admission with several psychiatric diagnoses and/or developmental disabilities. Located in Portsmouth, VA, Harbor Point provides intensive, residential treatment to youth in a comfortable setting that is conducive to healing. Our facility specializes in treating children and adolescents with depression, bipolar, ADHD, and other mental health issues. We also have specific treatment programs for those with intellectual disabilities or those with self-injurious behavior. Harbor Point and its programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. We are licensed by The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education. We are a TRICARE®-approved and certified facility.

The Vocational Teacher will provide educational services to school age children attending our residential school – according to the facility standards as well as State and Federal regulations. Educational services include assessment, instruction, classroom management, documentation, consultation, IEP/IIP writing, transition planning, program development, curriculum writing and resident supervision.

Vocational education teachers should possess knowledge of:

  • Subject matter to be taught – VA Standards of Learning
  • Theories of learning and teaching (modifications & accommodations)
  • Stages of learning
  • Effective teaching methods
  • Assessment principles and types
  • Cognitive/Behavioral/Social Learning theories and principles
  • Effective classroom management techniques
  • Methods for observation/data collection
  • Special education policies and procedures

 

Vocational education teachers should poses skills to:

  • Present effective lessons aligned with appropriate standards
  • Organize and plan instruction
  • Establish classroom expectations and hold students accountable for meeting them
  • Manage classroom behavior effectively
  • Maintain positive relationships with students and co-workers

 

Job Requirements

Education/Licensure:  Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education or related degree.

Licensure/Certification: Professional or Postgraduate certification in vocational field or endorsement in vocational course through the Virginia Department of Education. Current valid driver’s license. Handle with Care, CPR and First Aid.

Experience: Prefer 3+ years of experience in education and various vocational fields

Harbor Point BHC offers a comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, Toll Reduction Assistance, and subsidized YMCA memberships for full-time employees.

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