School Educator I - Central Regional Hospital

NC Department of Health and Human Services
Granville County

Job Description

This is a repost previous applicants do not need to reapply, still under consideration.

Central Regional Hospital
Where Caring is Contagious!

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.

We are currently recruiting for a School Educator at Central Regional Hospital (CRH). CRH is a State-of-the Art psychiatric hospital located in Butner, NC. Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy commute to the N.C. mountains or beaches. Butner possesses small town charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham, NC. The people we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the hospital. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the hospital to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve.

Child and Adolescent Programming (CAP) is a department at Central Regional Hospital that includes approximately 30 employees. It is affiliated and works closely with the Child and Adolescent unit and provides therapeutic educational services, clinical groups, and extracurricular activities for child and adolescent patients (as well as educational services for some young adult patients).

This position is designed to provide diagnostic/prescriptive assessment and teaching for exceptional and regular students primarily at the middle and secondary grade levels. The teacher contributes to assessment of academic and social/emotional functioning in order to develop and implement individual education plans (IEPs) and treatment plans and to monitor student progress. The teacher plans and teaches assigned academic subjects and may cover other subject areas when necessary. The teacher assists in developing special education placement recommendations for students, preparing DPI placement (DEC) forms, conferencing with treatment teams and parents and multi-disciplinary teams and planning for education program needs. Teachers also participate in staff development activities, continuous performance improvement and program evaluation and implementation. Teachers participate in field trips, special events, community meetings, and other therapeutic/educational activities. The successful candidate must be highly qualified in math at the middle/high school level and must either have certification in an area of EC or experience with exceptional children and willingness to obtain EC certification. Candidates early in their career with appropriate math education and who are eligible to become highly qualified in math will be considered, if they have EC certification or experience and willingness to obtain certification. Child and Adolescent Programming is a mandatory operation during adverse weather; this position will be required to occasionally come in during an adverse weather event.This is a full-time position and eligible for the full State benefits package including health insurance and retirement. The normal working hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; however, flexibility is required to meet hospital needs.

If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity. Please click on the following link https://vimeo.com/222422499 to experience how Caring is Contagious at Central Regional Hospital/Whitaker PRTF.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified applicants must possess and application clearly reflect work experience and/or education that demonstrates the following:

Experience and knowledge in the provision of services to exceptional children and young adults, including knowledge of relevant placement laws, standards and regulations;

Knowledge of child and adolescent development, psychiatric diagnoses and behavioral and emotional symptoms and their impact on school behavior and educational achievement;

Effective communication skills with patient, parents, hospital staff, school and community contacts;

Experience working in an institutional school setting or with students who have serious psychiatric diagnoses;

Expertise in using computers and technology for teaching, communication, report writing, file storage and in accessing databases;

Ability to effectively and safely supervise patients through all parts of educational activities;

Ability to interact positively, patiently and collaboratively with a large multidisciplinary staff and with various external contacts.

Management prefers creative, energetic teacher who will engage students through interesting, 21st century teaching techniques.

Position requires average physical activity. Consistent motivation and energy are necessary to ensure quality service delivery. Requires ability to stand for periods of time, go up and down stairs and be outdoors during field trips.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree or above in Teaching Area with or eligible to receive a license level of one of the following: Bachelor's, Master's, Advanced, Doctorate. Must be Highly Qualified for EC, Elementary, or Core Area.
Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF) shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. All facilities within DSOHF are tobacco free environments. The use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campus. All employees must receive an annual seasonal influenza vaccination or obtain an exemption prior to start. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for qualified applicants.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-764-7200.


$42,000.00 - $67,200.00 Annually

Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time