Located in Mountain City, Tennessee, Mountain Youth Academy 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.Â Mountain YouthÂ and its programs are fully accredited by CARF.. We are licensed byÂ the State of Tennessee Â Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and theÂ Tennessee Â Department of Education. We are a TRICAREÂ®-approved and certified facility.
TheÂ History Teacher will provide educational services to school age children attending our residential school â€" 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
Teachers should possess knowledge of: 1. Subject matter to be taught 2. Theories of learning and teaching (modifications & accommodations). 3. Stages of learning. 4. Effective teaching methods. 5. Assessment principles and types. 6. Cognitive/Behavioral/Social Learning theories and principles. 7. Effective classroom management techniques. 8. Methods for observation/data collection. 9. Organize and plan rigorous and engaging instruction for a multi-grade level middle school classroom. 10. Manage classroom behavior effectively and in alignment with the Level System. Â