Franciscan Hospital for Children Residential Teacher in Brighton, Massachusetts

Residential Teacher

Department:

Unit 1

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

7:00-3:30

Job Details:

Clinical Educator on Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Program

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and teens in crisis? The McLean-Franciscan Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Program needs a qualified teacher to join our team of helping professionals dedicated to creating a place of hope and healing for families, children & teens in psychiatric crisis.

Program Overview: A Place for Creating Hope.

  • 32-bed acute child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit with state-of-the-art care and access to the expertise of two of the region's foremost psychiatric and child/adolescent hospitals, McLean Hospital and Franciscan Hospital for Children.

  • A nationally recognized leader in compassionate treatment for children, teens, & families in crisis.

  • Work together closely in multi-disciplinary clinical team with experts in fields of psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, social work, education

  • Free, Safe Parking - Easy Commute (near BC) - Public Transportation Access

  • Highest staff to patient ratio

  • Competitive Salary & Benefits

Position Overview

  • The inpatient teacher collaborates with the two other teachers and the clinical team to provide therapeutic care and create an environment of hope with children, teens, and families. They develop an understanding of psychiatric trauma and crisis intervention, and apply this to daily education and interactions in hospital classroom, therapeutic group, expressive, recreational, and daily living situations within the hospital setting.

  • Full time, Mon-Fri, 12 month, permanent position currently available.

Education & experience

  • MA teacher's license, Bachelor's degree, and excellent interpersonal skills and work habits required. Previous experience and enthusiasm with recreational or expressive therapies and with children and teens in crisis preferred.

To take the first step in becoming part of a professional community that truly cares about working together to make a difference in the lives of children and teens in crisis, please send a resume and letter detailing your related interests and experience.