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We are proud to be named:

  • 2020, 2021, & 2022 Best Place for Working Parents in recognition of our commitment to supporting working parents through our family-friendly policies and practices
  • 2022 Best Companies to Work for in Fort Worth by Fort Worth, Inc. recognizing our efforts to retain and recruit a highly engaged workforce where employees are eager to give their best effort every day.

Benefits Summary

  • Vacation, personal holidays (2), and sick time
  • Seven regularly scheduled agency holidays
  • 403-B administered by TIAA for non-charter school staff
  • Teacher Retirement System (TRS) retirement for charter school staff
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, medical and dependent care
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Telecommuting options, if applicable
  • Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and variable work schedules

Enrollment in Lena Pope’s benefit plan is available which includes:

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance, no cost to employee
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long term disability insurance, no cost to employee

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Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
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GROUP:                                                Executive
SUPERVISOR:                                     Chief Operating Officer

POSITION FUNCTION:                    Responsible for incoming phone calls and front desk reception duties.

Promotes an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for children, families, and stakeholders. Performs general secretarial and administrative duties for the Executive Office and Human Resources including:

  • Preparing scheduled and special reports and tabulations according to general
  • Representing Lena Pope through telephone and personal contacts.
  • Coordinating special
  • Delivery and pick up of various materials and/or correspondence

QUALIFICATIONS:   At least one year of administrative assistant experience required. College degree preferred. Bilingual preferred. Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Good judgment and decision making
  • Ability to organize, coordinate and multi-task
  • Ability to assess the urgency and importance of situations and take appropriate action
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)

PRIMARY LOCATION:       3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
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GROUP:                                        Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                          Principal

POSITION FUNCTION: 

  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Monitor and assess student progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics/behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly in regards to grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university
  • Must hold valid Texas teaching certificate.
  • Two years of teaching experience required.
  • Proven record of successful teaching in social studies content area.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

 LOCATION:       4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

7th grade Mathematics Teacher
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GROUP:                                Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                        Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  

  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Monitor and assess student progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics and behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly regarding grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university.
  • Valid Texas Teacher certification.
  • Proven record of successful teaching of mathematics content.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Two years teaching experience.
  • Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.

LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Diagnostician/Special Education Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Diagnostician/Special Education Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org.

GROUP:                                  Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                     Chief of Education Services

POSITION FUNCTION: Implement the special education process. Assess the educational learning styles, and program needs of scholars referred to special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for scholars with disabilities. Review referrals for individual evaluation to determine appropriate interventions; assess scholars when an individual evaluation is recommended; ensure that legal requirements for evaluation are met and the evaluation report is shared with campus staff and parents; conduct ARD/IEP meeting and ensuring that the ARD/IEP process and quality of programs for scholars with disabilities are in compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements; review initial evaluations and determine need for updates and reevaluations.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in educational assessment from an accredited college or university
  • Valid Texas Teacher Educational diagnostician certificates
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education scholars, human development and learning theories
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter
  • Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Ability to administer and interpret intelligence and achievement assessment instruments
  • Ability to prepare appropriate individual education programs (IEPs)
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules and regulations pertaining to special education
  • Knowledge of various special education eligibility conditions and the challenges to learning
  • Knowledge of curriculum in grades PK through 8
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent organization and communication (written and oral) Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff, scholars, and parents

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

  • Provide consultation support to school staff through the response to intervention (RtI) process
  • Administer approved achievement and intelligence measures, using instruments and procedures approved by the district
  • Prepare evaluation reports, utilizing the format approved by the district
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements for the ARD/IEP process
  • Participate in admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee meetings; interpret assessment results to develop individual education programs (IEPs)
  • Consult with school staff about implementation of the IEPs, appropriate accommodations and modifications, and strategies for earning
  • Provide support to and develop procedures with district personnel in order to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal special education policies and procedures
  • Provide support to district team in Texas Covid Learning Acceleration System (TCLAS)
  • Support the creation and implementation of special education services
  • Provide staff development presentations regarding special education
  • Maintain current knowledge and skills appropriate to job assignment
  • Use effective communication skills, written, oral, to present information accurately and clearly to scholar, parents, and staff
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, scholars, parents, and community members
  • Maintain familiarity with current trends in special education, including federal, state, and local laws, mandates, regulations, and policies
  • Compile, maintain reports, records, and other required documents
  • Attend and participate in Special Education Department meetings
  • Comply with the Texas Educators” Code of Ethics

EXPERIENCE: Three years teaching experience, preferably with Special Education population, strong familiarity with Special Education legal framework

 LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE:                       Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate

GROUP:                                             Development and Marketing
SUPERVISOR:                               Director of Development

POSITION FUNCTION:  This position is a key member of the development/donor relations team and will be primarily responsible for developing, supporting, and nurturing philanthropic relationships on behalf of Lena Pope. This position will manage an existing portfolio of primarily corporate, foundation, and institutional donors and conduct prospecting activities to generate a significant amount in annual philanthropic giving to support the mission of Lena Pope.

1. Build prospect list, research prospects, and work with internal stakeholders to determine opportunity for funding alignment.
2. Utilizing all available organizational resources, develop and nurture relationships with high potential funding sources.
3. Develop compelling proposals in alignment with the organizational case for support, community needs and intended impact, and solicit donors according to their expressed requirements and timelines.
4. Maintain accurate, up-to-date records of contacts, communications, proposals, and reports.
5. Develop individual stewardship and gift strategy plans for each donor.
6. Provide all donors in portfolio with restriction fulfillment reports and any funder required reporting.
7. Collaborate internally to ensure gifts are expended in alignment with donor’s intent and
restrictions.
8. Utilize organizational progress, impact examples, outcomes, agency events and news to develop quarterly communication touchpoints with funders in portfolio.
9. Ensure appropriate recognition is given to funders.
10. Maintain accurate progress to goal detail to facilitate bi-weekly reporting to development team and organizational leadership.
11. Meet all funder timeline and expectations.
12. Facilitate strategic funding discussions.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree and three to five or more years of donor relations with institutional funders. Valid driver’s license required. Strong relationship management experience and excellent writing and proofing skills required.

PRIMARY LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

School Social Worker Coordinator
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Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for School Social Worker Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE: School Social Worker Coordinator

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform casework services to assist students in personal, emotional, and social problem resolution that may interfere with their adjustment to school and their ability to enjoy the benefits of the educational process.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Facilitate implementation of school-wide social emotional learning (SEL) program. Facilitate assessments of SEL program and analyze/use data from assessments to guide program.
  2. Perform casework services with parents to increase the parents’ understanding of their constructive participation in addressing and resolving their child’s challenges and enhancing their knowledge and use of available and appropriate resources.
  3. Coordinate the referral of students to outside agencies. Work with school personnel to help students explore support systems and make appropriate referrals.
  4. Serve as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources, such as family service agencies, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and clergy members. Access and work closely with community agencies to identify resources for student and family support.
  5. Provide crisis intervention and preventive support as needed by students and their families
  6. Make home visits as needed to gather information relating to students.
  7. Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine potential causes of barriers students are experiencing in academic performance, behavior and needs to arrive at effective solutions.
  8. Coordinate for medical, psychiatric and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.
  9. Participate in the Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) and 504 Committees to assist in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students per district procedures, as necessary.
  10. Serve as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations that are not referred for outside services.
  11. Assist in the planning and implementation of parent involvement activities.
  12. Develop and conduct parenting training and support groups throughout the year, including virtual options during the summer.
  13. Conduct group and individual counseling sessions to enhance social development of students and provide peer support in areas such as conflict management, grief, stress, anxiety, etc. developing the ability to accept responsibility for their actions, resolve conflicts, develop decision-making skills, and handle crisis.
  14. Work with students to improve attendance.
  15. Will supervise Social Worker Assistant and Americorps staff. May supervise persons completing practicum or internship through a college or university program.
  16. Provide training for staff on SEL, suicide prevention, trauma informed communities, abuse, and crisis.
  17. Foster ongoing community partnerships with stakeholders.
  18. Oversee McKinney Vento and At-Risk Student data.
  19. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.
  20. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of social work services and make changes based on findings.
  21. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other required documents.
  22. Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Certification: Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.  Valid Texas license as a master social worker granted by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.  Driver’s license.
  • Required Knowledge: Knowledge of individual and group counseling skills; knowledge and skill in casework methods; knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, trauma informed community supports, including behavior management interventions and SEL interventions; awareness of and ability to access community resources and adhere to confidentiality ethics.
  • Experience Required: School social work experience is preferred.
  • Skills/Abilities: Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively deescalate potential crisis situations
  • Other Requirements – Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Case Manager
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Case Manager. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE:    Case Manager

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home-based program that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing wraparound, crisis intervention, case management, skills training, and linkage to resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree with an accredited major in health and human services or liberal arts. Appropriate licensure preferred.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

 LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Family Specialist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for Family Therapist. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, case management, skills training, and linkage to resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an accredited major in health and human services or liberal arts. Appropriate licensure preferred.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Spanish speaking required.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Behavior Interventionist (Part-Time)
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Behavior Interventionist. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

GROUP:                                 School and Community Based Services

SUPERVISOR:                       JJAEP Supervisor

POSITION FUNCTION:        Responsible for assisting teachers in maintaining a controlled classroom environment that is conducive for learning.  Provides behavioral intervention and coordinates intervention efforts for student’s academic, behavioral, social, and family needs.  Ensures that all students have the opportunity to be successful by teaching and demonstrating problem solving and decision making skills using the classroom behavior management program, Boys Town Model®.

QUALIFICATIONS:           College hours and/or working towards degree in Child Development, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, or related field preferred.  Experience working with at-risk youth preferred.  Broad knowledge of community resources.  Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent human relations ability
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Possess good judgment and decision making
  • Able to remain calm during crisis situations
  • Promotes an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for students, families, staff, and collaborative partners

PRIMARY LOCATION:       3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Math or Reading Tutor (after-school program)
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Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for Math or Reading Tutors. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Education Research and Data Coordinator

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide direct tutoring services to small groups of growing readers and mathematicians in a school setting. Report to the Program Manager of Tutoring Services and track student’s academic growth via BookNook, Amplify, or Zearn’s small group tutoring intervention program.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Provide tutoring services to students in grades fourth through eighth, Monday through Friday, five days a week from 3:15 pm to 6:30 pm, during the 2022-2023 school year. Tutoring begins on August 22, 2022 and ends May 5, 2023.
  2. Monitor student progress periodically to decide if tutoring instruction is effective or needs adjustments.
  3. Prepare tutoring sessions based on assigned small group lesson plans.
  4. Track and report student attendance daily.
  5. Implement feedback from the program manager in a prompt fashion.
  6. Communicate and record student goals and achievements.
  7. Review communication from the leadership team for any program changes and updates.
  8. Attend synchronous or asynchronous bi-weekly meetings with the project manager.
  9. Attend and engage virtual training and onboarding.
  10. Supply data and program reports to internal and external stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Strong commitment to serve youth (grades fourth through eighth).
  2. General experience in Google Meet, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
  3. Problem solving skills are preferred.
  4. Strong knowledge in reading or math subjects.

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Family Therapist
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SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, or other field related to health and human services.
    • Appropriate licensure required. LPC- Associate, LMSW, LMFT- Associate or actively seeking licensure.
    • Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families.  Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.  Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Toddler Teacher 2 and 3-year old(Full-Time)
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Reports to:              Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:

1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.

2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.

3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.

4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.

5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).

6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.

7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications

To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
  • Must possess knowledge of the following o Developmental stages o Effective childcare discipline management o Appropriate parent and child communication o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Family Therapist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a full time Therapist in our Substance Use Services program. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

POSITION FUNCTION: Responsible for providing therapeutic services to clients and their families.

PRIMARY LOCATIONS: Fort Worth location

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree in Counseling or related field required.
    • Full independent licensure preferred (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT).
    • Three or more years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Substance Abuse Treatment experience preferred.
    • Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must.
    • Broad knowledge of resources in the community is required.
    • Spanish speaking a plus.
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some evenings for group and individual activities.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Excellent human relations ability ills
    • Strong oral and written communication.
    • Possess good judgment and decision making.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning, personal management, client and community responsibilities.
    • Able to use a laptop and applicable software.
    • Able to provide services both in person and via telehealth.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.  Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

 LOCATION:       Fort Worth Office, 3200 Sanguinet Street Fort Worth, TX 76107

Teacher (Early Childhood through 8th grade)
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Lena Pope’s Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for experienced teachers. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

GROUP: Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION FUNCTION: 

  • Teach by utilizing well-designed lesson plans and rigorous instruction combined with curriculum activities and instructional objectives that are standards based, measurable, and accelerate the transfer of learning and knowledge
  • Monitor student progress and adjust instructional materials and strategies to provide differentiated instruction and address individual needs of the students
  • Develop and implement lesson plans instructional units and opportunities for enrichment, differentiation, and project-based learning to provide for a collaborative, and interactive learning environment
  • Assess and document student mastery of curriculum objectives and student progress and growth utilizing frequent, appropriate, on-going, and multiple assessment tools through interventions, and formal and informal assessment procedures
  • Maintain accurate and efficient record-keeping of grade reports, student files, and other appropriate documents
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Manage student behavior and administer discipline according to Chapel Hill Academy policies and IEPs
  • Execute and maintain appropriate student-centered discipline techniques and effective classroom management strategies to maximize student learning and time-on-task
  • Monitor student behavior outside the classroom at designated times, between classes, and at assigned duty stations
  • Engage parents and families in the academic and behavioral progress of their child by initiating parent conferences and providing opportunities for parents to continually support student learning and school programs
  • Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics/behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly regarding grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university.
  • Texas Teacher’s Certification required.
  • Public or Charter school teaching experience required.
  • Proven record of successful teaching.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

 LOCATION:       4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Teacher Resident
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Teacher Resident. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

GROUP:  Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:  Mentor Teacher and Principal

POSITION FUNCTION:  The teacher resident (TR) is a student teacher who participates in a year-long clinical experience under the guidance of a highly effective mentor teacher (MT For a full school year, full-time, the resident works alongside the MT. TRs are actively engaged in as many elements of the classroom as possible from the very beginning of the residency year. The TR will gradually assume greater responsibilities throughout the residency year as they develop as a teacher.

Typical responsibilities include learning while:

  • Co-planning and co-teaching with MT and other team members, leading small group instruction, leading instruction without the MT present (with planning support from MT).
  • Attending professional development prior to the start of the school year and on-going throughout the school year.
  • Participating in team planning, Professional Learning Communities, school-based professional development, campus faculty meetings, and meetings with their Site Coordinator (SC).
  • Working with the MT to monitor and improve instruction with formative and summative assessments, grading, data analysis, and rubrics to identify next steps.
  • Adapting and improving high-standards, differentiation-ready lesson plans that motivate strong student learning, after learning to deliver such lessons prepared by the MT and/or experienced team members.
  • Managing procedures, supervising students, and developing students’ social-emotional skills during transitions, lunch, recess, assemblies, and other activities, and while team teachers plan or deliver instruction.
  • Embracing feedback from MTs and the Site Coordinator before, during, and after informal and formal observations.
  • Substituting within the school placement one day per week (applicable to candidates in the paid residency)
  • Taking responsibility for other non-instructional duties as assigned by the MT.

Responsibilities
(while learning from MT and collaborating with team; may vary)

Classroom and School Environment—Yearlong

  • Identify and address individual students’ social, emotional, and behavioral learning needs and barriers
  • Hold students accountable for ambitious, measurable, high expectations of behavior and engagement
  • Contribute to a culture of respect, enthusiasm, and rapport
  • Manage student behavior during transitions and less structured time (such as recess, lunch)
  • Monitor independent work time in classroom while teacher provides instruction
  • Identify and suggest ways to engage students in a physical/virtual classroom that include technology

Planning and Preparation—Progressively Doing More

  • Co-Plan with MT and team
  • Ensure a high-standards, differentiation-ready curriculum
  • Plan backward to align all lessons, activities, and assessments with high-expectation standards & curriculum
  • Implement and suggest improvements to instruction that develop higher order thinking skills and is personalized, reflecting the levels and interests of individual students
  • Implement and suggest improvements to assessments that accurately assess student progress

Instruction—Progressively Doing More

  • Provide small-group instruction under the direction and using tools/rubrics of the MT and team
  • Supervise student skills practice, projects, and digital learning
  • Co-Teach with MT
  • Lead whole-group instruction
  • Participate in instructional planning, data review, and improvement during the year

Professional Responsibilities

  • Solicit and willingly receive feedback from MT, Principal, SC, and team members to improve professional skills
  • Meet with MT to ensure alignment of instructional vision and delivery in all classrooms and to troubleshoot students’ persistent learning challenges
  • Collaborate with other grade-level team members
  • Participate in professional development opportunities at school

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Enrolled in the EPP program, working towards a teaching certificate 
  • Strong work ethic, open to feedback, with willingness to implement next steps, and a belief that all students can achieve.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with people who have differing cultural backgrounds and/or personal characteristics, including race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or economic differences. Preference given for experience working successfully with those of similar demographics to the desired school placement.
  • Knowledge of subject matter being taught

Hours

  • Full-Time

Post-Certification

  • Priority hiring opportunities
  • 3-year commitment (preferred) to LEA*
    • The residency year counts towards the three-year commitment
    • Receive mentoring support for the two years after program completion

 LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Family Therapist (Bilingual – Spanish)
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Family Therapist (Bilingual-Spanish).  Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org<mailto:applications@lenapopehome.org>. EOE

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, skills building groups, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   Educational/Certification:
  •   Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, or other field related to health and human services.
  •   Appropriate licensure required. LPC-Associate, LMSW, LMFT-Associate or actively seeking licensure.
  •   Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
  •   Experience providing counseling services and implementing evidence based therapeutic modalities.
  •   Broad knowledge of community resources.
  •   Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
  •   Driver’s license required.
  •   Skills/Abilities:
  •   Bilingual Spanish required.
  •   Strong oral and written communication skills.
  •   Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
  •   Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
  •   Possess good judgement and decision-making skills.
  •   Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
  •   Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  •   Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
  •   Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
  •  Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of   a  criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

 

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Teacher Toddler/2-year-old room
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a child-related field, Early Childhood Education or equivalent required.
• 2 years experience in ECEC or related field
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
3620 Modlin Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
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POSITION TITLE: Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
SUPERVISOR: Early Learning Center Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

•Direct supervision of children:
-Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
•Student Engagement:
-Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
•Education:
-Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
•Parent Engagement:
-Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
•Professionalism:
-Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
•Classroom Management/Environment:
-Effectively address classroom behaviors by teaching appropriate conflict resolution skills and maintaining the positive esteem of children

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Educational/Certification:
-Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
•Spanish speaking preferred.
•Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
•Skills/Abilities:
-Strong oral and written communication abilities.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Excellent organizational skills.
•Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
Lena Pope ELC-UNTHSC Campus
3620 Modlin Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Aide (Full-Time and Part-Time)
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Summary

  • Direct supervision of children:
    • Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
  • Student Engagement:
    • Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
  • Education:
    • Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
  • Parent Engagement:
    • Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
  • Professionalism:
    • Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
  • Classroom Management/Environment:
    • Is able to effectively manage classroom behaviors by addressing negative behaviors and reinforcing positive behaviors

Qualifications

  • Educational/Certification:
    • For Full-Time Position – Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
    • For Part-Time Position – High school diploma required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Interested candidates should email resume and employment application to applications@lenapope.org.  No phone, fax or walk in inquiries will be accepted.  EOE

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
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GROUP:                                                Executive
SUPERVISOR:                                     Chief Operating Officer

POSITION FUNCTION:                    Responsible for incoming phone calls and front desk reception duties.

Promotes an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for children, families, and stakeholders. Performs general secretarial and administrative duties for the Executive Office and Human Resources including:

  • Preparing scheduled and special reports and tabulations according to general
  • Representing Lena Pope through telephone and personal contacts.
  • Coordinating special
  • Delivery and pick up of various materials and/or correspondence

QUALIFICATIONS:   At least one year of administrative assistant experience required. College degree preferred. Bilingual preferred. Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Good judgment and decision making
  • Ability to organize, coordinate and multi-task
  • Ability to assess the urgency and importance of situations and take appropriate action
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)

PRIMARY LOCATION:       3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE:                       Foundation Relations and Grant Writing Associate

GROUP:                                             Development and Marketing
SUPERVISOR:                               Director of Development

POSITION FUNCTION:  This position is a key member of the development/donor relations team and will be primarily responsible for developing, supporting, and nurturing philanthropic relationships on behalf of Lena Pope. This position will manage an existing portfolio of primarily corporate, foundation, and institutional donors and conduct prospecting activities to generate a significant amount in annual philanthropic giving to support the mission of Lena Pope.

1. Build prospect list, research prospects, and work with internal stakeholders to determine opportunity for funding alignment.
2. Utilizing all available organizational resources, develop and nurture relationships with high potential funding sources.
3. Develop compelling proposals in alignment with the organizational case for support, community needs and intended impact, and solicit donors according to their expressed requirements and timelines.
4. Maintain accurate, up-to-date records of contacts, communications, proposals, and reports.
5. Develop individual stewardship and gift strategy plans for each donor.
6. Provide all donors in portfolio with restriction fulfillment reports and any funder required reporting.
7. Collaborate internally to ensure gifts are expended in alignment with donor’s intent and
restrictions.
8. Utilize organizational progress, impact examples, outcomes, agency events and news to develop quarterly communication touchpoints with funders in portfolio.
9. Ensure appropriate recognition is given to funders.
10. Maintain accurate progress to goal detail to facilitate bi-weekly reporting to development team and organizational leadership.
11. Meet all funder timeline and expectations.
12. Facilitate strategic funding discussions.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree and three to five or more years of donor relations with institutional funders. Valid driver’s license required. Strong relationship management experience and excellent writing and proofing skills required.

PRIMARY LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Case Manager
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Case Manager. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

 

EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

 

POSITION TITLE:    Case Manager

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home-based program that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing wraparound, crisis intervention, case management, skills training, and linkage to resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree with an accredited major in health and human services or liberal arts. Appropriate licensure preferred.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

 LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Family Specialist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for Family Therapist. Interested candidates should email a

cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, case management, skills training, and linkage to resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an accredited major in health and human services or liberal arts. Appropriate licensure preferred.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Spanish speaking required.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Behavior Interventionist (Part-Time)
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GROUP:                                 School and Community Based Services

SUPERVISOR:                       JJAEP Supervisor

POSITION FUNCTION:        Responsible for assisting teachers in maintaining a controlled classroom environment that is conducive for learning.  Provides behavioral intervention and coordinates intervention efforts for student’s academic, behavioral, social, and family needs.  Ensures that all students have the opportunity to be successful by teaching and demonstrating problem solving and decision making skills using the classroom behavior management program, Boys Town Model®.

QUALIFICATIONS:           College hours and/or working towards degree in Child Development, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, or related field preferred.  Experience working with at-risk youth preferred.  Broad knowledge of community resources.  Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent human relations ability
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Possess good judgment and decision making
  • Able to remain calm during crisis situations
  • Promotes an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for students, families, staff, and collaborative partners

PRIMARY LOCATION:       3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Family Therapist
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SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, or other field related to health and human services.
    • Appropriate licensure required. LPC- Associate, LMSW, LMFT- Associate or actively seeking licensure.
    • Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
    • Broad knowledge of community resources.
    • Experience working with at risk youth and families.  Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
    • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
    • Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
    • Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
    • Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.  Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Family Therapist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a full time Therapist in our Substance Use Services program. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

POSITION FUNCTION: Responsible for providing therapeutic services to clients and their families.

PRIMARY LOCATIONS: Fort Worth location

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree in Counseling or related field required.
    • Full independent licensure preferred (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT).
    • Three or more years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Substance Abuse Treatment experience preferred.
    • Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must.
    • Broad knowledge of resources in the community is required.
    • Spanish speaking a plus.
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some evenings for group and individual activities.
    • Driver’s license required.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Excellent human relations ability ills
    • Strong oral and written communication.
    • Possess good judgment and decision making.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning, personal management, client and community responsibilities.
    • Able to use a laptop and applicable software.
    • Able to provide services both in person and via telehealth.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.  Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

 LOCATION:       Fort Worth Office, 3200 Sanguinet Street Fort Worth, TX 76107

Family Therapist (Bilingual – Spanish)
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Family Therapist (Bilingual-Spanish).  Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org<mailto:applications@lenapopehome.org>. EOE

SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, skills building groups, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   Educational/Certification:
  •   Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, or other field related to health and human services.
  •   Appropriate licensure required. LPC-Associate, LMSW, LMFT-Associate or actively seeking licensure.
  •   Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
  •   Experience providing counseling services and implementing evidence based therapeutic modalities.
  •   Broad knowledge of community resources.
  •   Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
  •   Driver’s license required.
  •   Skills/Abilities:
  •   Bilingual Spanish required.
  •   Strong oral and written communication skills.
  •   Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
  •   Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
  •   Possess good judgement and decision-making skills.
  •   Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
  •   Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  •   Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
  •   Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
  •  Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of   a  criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

 

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
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GROUP:                                        Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                          Principal

POSITION FUNCTION: 

  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Monitor and assess student progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics/behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly in regards to grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university
  • Must hold valid Texas teaching certificate.
  • Two years of teaching experience required.
  • Proven record of successful teaching in social studies content area.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

 LOCATION:       4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

7th grade Mathematics Teacher
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GROUP:                                Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                        Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  

  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Monitor and assess student progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics and behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly regarding grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university.
  • Valid Texas Teacher certification.
  • Proven record of successful teaching of mathematics content.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Two years teaching experience.
  • Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.

LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Diagnostician/Special Education Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Diagnostician/Special Education Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org.

GROUP:                                  Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                     Chief of Education Services

POSITION FUNCTION: Implement the special education process. Assess the educational learning styles, and program needs of scholars referred to special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for scholars with disabilities. Review referrals for individual evaluation to determine appropriate interventions; assess scholars when an individual evaluation is recommended; ensure that legal requirements for evaluation are met and the evaluation report is shared with campus staff and parents; conduct ARD/IEP meeting and ensuring that the ARD/IEP process and quality of programs for scholars with disabilities are in compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements; review initial evaluations and determine need for updates and reevaluations.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in educational assessment from an accredited college or university
  • Valid Texas Teacher Educational diagnostician certificates
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education scholars, human development and learning theories
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter
  • Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Ability to administer and interpret intelligence and achievement assessment instruments
  • Ability to prepare appropriate individual education programs (IEPs)
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules and regulations pertaining to special education
  • Knowledge of various special education eligibility conditions and the challenges to learning
  • Knowledge of curriculum in grades PK through 8
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent organization and communication (written and oral) Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff, scholars, and parents

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

  • Provide consultation support to school staff through the response to intervention (RtI) process
  • Administer approved achievement and intelligence measures, using instruments and procedures approved by the district
  • Prepare evaluation reports, utilizing the format approved by the district
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements for the ARD/IEP process
  • Participate in admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee meetings; interpret assessment results to develop individual education programs (IEPs)
  • Consult with school staff about implementation of the IEPs, appropriate accommodations and modifications, and strategies for earning
  • Provide support to and develop procedures with district personnel in order to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal special education policies and procedures
  • Provide support to district team in Texas Covid Learning Acceleration System (TCLAS)
  • Support the creation and implementation of special education services
  • Provide staff development presentations regarding special education
  • Maintain current knowledge and skills appropriate to job assignment
  • Use effective communication skills, written, oral, to present information accurately and clearly to scholar, parents, and staff
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, scholars, parents, and community members
  • Maintain familiarity with current trends in special education, including federal, state, and local laws, mandates, regulations, and policies
  • Compile, maintain reports, records, and other required documents
  • Attend and participate in Special Education Department meetings
  • Comply with the Texas Educators” Code of Ethics

EXPERIENCE: Three years teaching experience, preferably with Special Education population, strong familiarity with Special Education legal framework

 LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

School Social Worker Coordinator
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Lena Pope’s Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for a School Social Worker Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE: School Social Worker Coordinator

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform casework services to assist students in personal, emotional, and social problem resolution that may interfere with their adjustment to school and their ability to enjoy the benefits of the educational process.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Facilitate implementation of school-wide social emotional learning (SEL) program. Facilitate assessments of SEL program and analyze/use data from assessments to guide program.
  2. Perform casework services with parents to increase the parents’ understanding of their constructive participation in addressing and resolving their child’s challenges and enhancing their knowledge and use of available and appropriate resources.
  3. Coordinate the referral of students to outside agencies. Work with school personnel to help students explore support systems and make appropriate referrals.
  4. Serve as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources, such as family service agencies, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and clergy members. Access and work closely with community agencies to identify resources for student and family support.
  5. Provide crisis intervention and preventive support as needed by students and their families
  6. Make home visits as needed to gather information relating to students.
  7. Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine potential causes of barriers students are experiencing in academic performance, behavior and needs to arrive at effective solutions.
  8. Coordinate for medical, psychiatric and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.
  9. Participate in the Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) and 504 Committees to assist in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students per district procedures, as necessary.
  10. Serve as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations that are not referred for outside services.
  11. Assist in the planning and implementation of parent involvement activities.
  12. Develop and conduct parenting training and support groups throughout the year, including virtual options during the summer.
  13. Conduct group and individual counseling sessions to enhance social development of students and provide peer support in areas such as conflict management, grief, stress, anxiety, etc. developing the ability to accept responsibility for their actions, resolve conflicts, develop decision-making skills, and handle crisis.
  14. Work with students to improve attendance.
  15. Will supervise Social Worker Assistant and Americorps staff. May supervise persons completing practicum or internship through a college or university program.
  16. Provide training for staff on SEL, suicide prevention, trauma informed communities, abuse, and crisis.
  17. Foster ongoing community partnerships with stakeholders.
  18. Oversee McKinney Vento and At-Risk Student data.
  19. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.
  20. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of social work services and make changes based on findings.
  21. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other required documents.
  22. Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Certification: Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.  Valid Texas license as a master social worker granted by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.  Driver’s license.
  • Required Knowledge: Knowledge of individual and group counseling skills; knowledge and skill in casework methods; knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, trauma informed community supports, including behavior management interventions and SEL interventions; awareness of and ability to access community resources and adhere to confidentiality ethics.
  • Experience Required: School social work experience is preferred.
  • Skills/Abilities: Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively deescalate potential crisis situations
  • Other Requirements – Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Math or Reading Tutor (after-school program)
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Lena Pope Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for Math or Reading Tutors. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and application to applications@lenapope.org by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 1, 2022. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Education Research and Data Coordinator

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide direct tutoring services to small groups of growing readers and mathematicians in a school setting. Report to the Program Manager of Tutoring Services and track student’s academic growth via BookNook, Amplify, or Zearn’s small group tutoring intervention program.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Provide tutoring services to students in grades fourth through eighth, Monday through Friday, five days a week from 3:15 pm to 6:30 pm, during the 2022-2023 school year. Tutoring begins on August 22, 2022 and ends May 5, 2023.
  2. Monitor student progress periodically to decide if tutoring instruction is effective or needs adjustments.
  3. Prepare tutoring sessions based on assigned small group lesson plans.
  4. Track and report student attendance daily.
  5. Implement feedback from the program manager in a prompt fashion.
  6. Communicate and record student goals and achievements.
  7. Review communication from the leadership team for any program changes and updates.
  8. Attend synchronous or asynchronous bi-weekly meetings with the project manager.
  9. Attend and engage virtual training and onboarding.
  10. Supply data and program reports to internal and external stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Strong commitment to serve youth (grades fourth through eighth).
  2. General experience in Google Meet, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
  3. Problem solving skills are preferred.
  4. Strong knowledge in reading or math subjects.

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Teacher (Early Childhood through 8th grade)
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Lena Pope’s Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for experienced teachers. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

GROUP: Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION FUNCTION: 

  • Teach by utilizing well-designed lesson plans and rigorous instruction combined with curriculum activities and instructional objectives that are standards based, measurable, and accelerate the transfer of learning and knowledge
  • Monitor student progress and adjust instructional materials and strategies to provide differentiated instruction and address individual needs of the students
  • Develop and implement lesson plans instructional units and opportunities for enrichment, differentiation, and project-based learning to provide for a collaborative, and interactive learning environment
  • Assess and document student mastery of curriculum objectives and student progress and growth utilizing frequent, appropriate, on-going, and multiple assessment tools through interventions, and formal and informal assessment procedures
  • Maintain accurate and efficient record-keeping of grade reports, student files, and other appropriate documents
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Manage student behavior and administer discipline according to Chapel Hill Academy policies and IEPs
  • Execute and maintain appropriate student-centered discipline techniques and effective classroom management strategies to maximize student learning and time-on-task
  • Monitor student behavior outside the classroom at designated times, between classes, and at assigned duty stations
  • Engage parents and families in the academic and behavioral progress of their child by initiating parent conferences and providing opportunities for parents to continually support student learning and school programs
  • Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs.
  • Collaborate closely with vertical and horizontal teams.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with parents via ongoing communication regarding academics/behavior.
  • Meet all deadlines promptly regarding grades, progress reports, daily attendance, etc.
  • Abide by and enforce Lena Pope and Chapel Hill Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university.
  • Texas Teacher’s Certification required.
  • Public or Charter school teaching experience required.
  • Proven record of successful teaching.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

 LOCATION:       4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

Teacher Resident
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Lena Pope’s Chapel Hill Academy is accepting applications for a Teacher Resident. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

GROUP:  Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:  Mentor Teacher and Principal

POSITION FUNCTION:  The teacher resident (TR) is a student teacher who participates in a year-long clinical experience under the guidance of a highly effective mentor teacher (MT For a full school year, full-time, the resident works alongside the MT. TRs are actively engaged in as many elements of the classroom as possible from the very beginning of the residency year. The TR will gradually assume greater responsibilities throughout the residency year as they develop as a teacher.

Typical responsibilities include learning while:

  • Co-planning and co-teaching with MT and other team members, leading small group instruction, leading instruction without the MT present (with planning support from MT).
  • Attending professional development prior to the start of the school year and on-going throughout the school year.
  • Participating in team planning, Professional Learning Communities, school-based professional development, campus faculty meetings, and meetings with their Site Coordinator (SC).
  • Working with the MT to monitor and improve instruction with formative and summative assessments, grading, data analysis, and rubrics to identify next steps.
  • Adapting and improving high-standards, differentiation-ready lesson plans that motivate strong student learning, after learning to deliver such lessons prepared by the MT and/or experienced team members.
  • Managing procedures, supervising students, and developing students’ social-emotional skills during transitions, lunch, recess, assemblies, and other activities, and while team teachers plan or deliver instruction.
  • Embracing feedback from MTs and the Site Coordinator before, during, and after informal and formal observations.
  • Substituting within the school placement one day per week (applicable to candidates in the paid residency)
  • Taking responsibility for other non-instructional duties as assigned by the MT.

Responsibilities
(while learning from MT and collaborating with team; may vary)

Classroom and School Environment—Yearlong

  • Identify and address individual students’ social, emotional, and behavioral learning needs and barriers
  • Hold students accountable for ambitious, measurable, high expectations of behavior and engagement
  • Contribute to a culture of respect, enthusiasm, and rapport
  • Manage student behavior during transitions and less structured time (such as recess, lunch)
  • Monitor independent work time in classroom while teacher provides instruction
  • Identify and suggest ways to engage students in a physical/virtual classroom that include technology

Planning and Preparation—Progressively Doing More

  • Co-Plan with MT and team
  • Ensure a high-standards, differentiation-ready curriculum
  • Plan backward to align all lessons, activities, and assessments with high-expectation standards & curriculum
  • Implement and suggest improvements to instruction that develop higher order thinking skills and is personalized, reflecting the levels and interests of individual students
  • Implement and suggest improvements to assessments that accurately assess student progress

Instruction—Progressively Doing More

  • Provide small-group instruction under the direction and using tools/rubrics of the MT and team
  • Supervise student skills practice, projects, and digital learning
  • Co-Teach with MT
  • Lead whole-group instruction
  • Participate in instructional planning, data review, and improvement during the year

Professional Responsibilities

  • Solicit and willingly receive feedback from MT, Principal, SC, and team members to improve professional skills
  • Meet with MT to ensure alignment of instructional vision and delivery in all classrooms and to troubleshoot students’ persistent learning challenges
  • Collaborate with other grade-level team members
  • Participate in professional development opportunities at school

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Enrolled in the EPP program, working towards a teaching certificate 
  • Strong work ethic, open to feedback, with willingness to implement next steps, and a belief that all students can achieve.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with people who have differing cultural backgrounds and/or personal characteristics, including race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or economic differences. Preference given for experience working successfully with those of similar demographics to the desired school placement.
  • Knowledge of subject matter being taught

Hours

  • Full-Time

Post-Certification

  • Priority hiring opportunities
  • 3-year commitment (preferred) to LEA*
    • The residency year counts towards the three-year commitment
    • Receive mentoring support for the two years after program completion

 LOCATION:    4640 Sycamore School Road, Fort Worth, TX  76133

No open opportunities at this time. Please send any general inquiries to applications@lenapope.org

Early Learning Toddler Teacher 2 and 3-year old(Full-Time)
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If you would like to continue your commitment to our children and families and meet the qualifications, please submit your interest (in writing, email, or hard copy) and an updated resume to Robert Ramirez by 5:00pm on June 8, 2022.

Reports to:              Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:

1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.

2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.

3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.

4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.

5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).

6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.

7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications

To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
  • Must possess knowledge of the following o Developmental stages o Effective childcare discipline management o Appropriate parent and child communication o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Teacher Toddler/2-year-old room
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a child-related field, Early Childhood Education or equivalent required.
• 2 years experience in ECEC or related field
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
3620 Modlin Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
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POSITION TITLE: Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
SUPERVISOR: Early Learning Center Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

•Direct supervision of children:
-Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
•Student Engagement:
-Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
•Education:
-Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
•Parent Engagement:
-Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
•Professionalism:
-Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
•Classroom Management/Environment:
-Effectively address classroom behaviors by teaching appropriate conflict resolution skills and maintaining the positive esteem of children

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Educational/Certification:
-Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
•Spanish speaking preferred.
•Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
•Skills/Abilities:
-Strong oral and written communication abilities.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Excellent organizational skills.
•Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
Lena Pope ELC-UNTHSC Campus
3620 Modlin Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Aide (Full-Time and Part-Time)
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Summary

  • Direct supervision of children:
    • Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
  • Student Engagement:
    • Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
  • Education:
    • Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
  • Parent Engagement:
    • Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
  • Professionalism:
    • Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
  • Classroom Management/Environment:
    • Is able to effectively manage classroom behaviors by addressing negative behaviors and reinforcing positive behaviors

Qualifications

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related
      field required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Interested candidates should email resume and employment application to applications@lenapope.org.  No phone, fax or walk in inquiries will be accepted.  EOE