Virginia Home for Boys and Girls is currently accepting resumes for the following positions. Please forward resumes to Angela Miller in Human Resourses firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Bring your experience. Bring your passion. Bring your heart and drive”.
If you have a positive and solution-focused outlook on life and a strong desire to create a lifestyle centered on working with adolescents in a supportive, nurturing, family environment VHBG is the place for you.
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) is a nonprofit organization that exists to support the needs of children who are challenged by serious social, emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. We are seeking Group Home Teaching Parent Couples to live and work in a home with 8 adolescents and provide a Therapeutic Community by using our evidence-based Teaching Family Model of Care.
Group Home Teaching Parents are needed to support our youth in a healing community where they can experience life in a nurturing family environment, make important connections with supportive role models, and develop life skills that will give them confidence to believe in their future.
Teaching Parents manage and implement all systems, rules and routines in a consistent, predictable and nurturing manner in order to foster positive growth and development of each child placed in the program.
Responsibilities include serving as a leader and positive role model for every child, providing teaching and support around social, coping, daily living, academic, healthy relationship and independent living skills. Duties also include implementing treatment plans, guidance, and supervision to youth including overseeing physical care, development of acceptable habits and attitudes, positive behavioral supports, crisis intervention, assistance with the upkeep of the physical environment, helping youth achieve mastery of identified goals and objectives and the timely thorough completion of required documentation.
In-house training is provided for behavior intervention, CPR, First Aid, Human Rights and Teaching Family Model certification.
Individual Requirements: High School diploma and at least two years’ experience working with children adolescents; or Associate’s degree and one year’s experience working with children or adolescents; or B.A./B.S. in a human services related concentration.
Full-time position; Salary and benefit package are competitive, commensurate with experience and housing is provided.
For more information and to apply, email your cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to email@example.com ; mail resumes to: Human Resources, Virginia Home for Boys & Girls, 8716 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23294 Fax: (804) 270-0479 Drug and alcohol free workplace EOE.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher
VHBG is seeking a CTE Teacher to fill a full time position in our educational services department. The John G. Wood School is a therapeutic, alternative school that serve Residential and Day students with significant Social-Emotional Deficits, Poor Impulse-Control, Emotional Disturbances, Moderate Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Excessive Hyperactivity, as well as other behaviors that impact a student’s ability to be successful in a public school environment.
The CTE Teacher helps oversee the vocational program to assist students with limited skills in the acquisition of identified work readiness skills. Responsibilities include planning, conducting, and assessing classroom instructional activities in building maintenance and Career and Technical Education. The CTE teacher will work with students to become productive and contributing members of society by training them in the trade and vocational skills necessary to gain employment and by helping them to develop socially acceptable attitudes and interests.
Core duties and responsibilities:
• Instruct students on an individual and group basis in specific subjects, skills or trades. Assign work, demonstrate procedures and monitor and record progress.
• Through explanation, demonstration, modeling and practice, acquaint students with work activities, proper work methods, and quality of work required for competitive employment.
• Train students using appropriate industrial methods as described but not limited to the following areas: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, flooring, drywall hanging and finishing, food service, retail, and customer service.
• Conducts limited case management services for actively enrolled students.
• Administers CTE programs for residents that are flexible and adapt to the need for a curriculum inclusive of life skills and personal finance content and is consistent with requirements of Virginia’s Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP).
• Provides coaching, emotional support, and soft skills training for appropriate workplace conduct, such as conflict management, problem-solving skills, and appropriate interactions with co-workers/supervisors as well as other identified work readiness skills.
• Identifies and facilitates relationships within the community, to assist with case management services and job placement services for our students.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Must have a current VA DOE license or a provisional license in Career and Technical Education or Building Maintenance.
- Three years of teaching experience
- Knowledge of special education policies and procedures.
- Must be able to successfully clear background checks associated with job. In addition, candidate must successfully complete in-house training for behavior intervention, CPR, First Aid, and Human Rights and maintain certification.
Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “CTE Teacher” Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience; Benefits package is competitive. EOE www.boysandgirlshome.org. Fax: (804) 270-0479