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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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Behavior Interventionist
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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@lenapopehome.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:           Bachelor’s degree required. Experience providing services to at-risk youth in direct care field work or educational setting. Broad knowledge of community resources. Bilingual preferred, but not required.  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

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.

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

Interested employees should reply to Robert Ramirez by 5:00pm, May 9, 2022.

Family Specialist
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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 May 5, 2022.

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, counseling, skills training and linkage to resources.

Qualifications

Educational/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or other field related to health and human services. Appropriate licensure preferred.
  • Required Knowledge: Broad knowledge of community resources, case management experience is preferred, family needs, and family dynamics.
  • Experience Preferred: Two or more years-experience in the social service or correctional field.

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent counseling and human relations abilities.
  • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess good judgment 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: Driver’s license required.  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 St., Fort Worth

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


GROUP
: Counseling Services

SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

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

PRIMARY LOCATIONS: Arlington

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology required; with appropriate full independent licensure (LPC, LMFT) required. Three or more years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Play therapy experience preferred. Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must. Broad knowledge of resources in the community is required. Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some evenings for group and individual activities.  Spanish speaking a plus.

Other qualifications include:

• Excellent human relations ability

• Strong oral and written skills

• Possess good judgment and decision making

• Able to organize, coordinate and multi-task

• Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning, personal management, client and community responsibilities.

• Able to use a laptop and applicable software

Family Therapist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Family Therapist. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to 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, 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 preferred.
    • 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

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

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

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Principal

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Works in partnership with the Principal to provide strategic leadership in our school and is responsible for creating and inspiring a positive learning culture that supports staff and scholars.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead with integrity and a sense of urgency
  • Support the vision for school culture and academics
  • Serve as an expert instructional leader and hold staff accountable for high standards and school performance
  • Cultivate and maintain positive school climate and a safe, healthy environment for scholars and staff
  • Coordinate all aspects of school operations
  • In partnership with the Principal, set the expectation for teachers and students to perform to the highest standard, representing PLA values, goals, and mission
  • Evaluate, plan, and implement instructional programming based on school data and state guidelines
  • Analyze all student achievement data, prepare targeted school goals, and implement data responsive instructional initiatives
  • Promote a collaborative data-driven environment embedded in critical thinking
  • Foster a staff culture of proficiency in grade-level standards, benchmarks, and curriculum
  • Review teacher lesson plans to ensure correlation with state and network model
  • Ensure that all academic components and goals of the school’s charter and partnerships are being met
  • Coordinate, supervise, and conduct evaluations of all staff as designated by the Principal; including implementation of coaching cycle and providing timely feedback
  • Understands value and importance of key stakeholders (parents, community partners, senior leadership team) and cultivates strong, robust relationships
  • Supports the Principal in recruiting talent to the team including interviewing and hiring of staff
  • Other duties as assigned by the School Principal and/or Chief of Education
  • Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate. Participate in program evaluation measures and make suggestions for improvement where needed
  • Reinforce expectations for staff performance regarding instructional strategies and classroom management
  • Take a leadership role in planning activities and implementing programs to ensure attainment of the school’s mission
  • Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members
  • Assist principal in developing, maintaining, and using information systems to maintain records and track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators
  • May act as campus behavioral coordinator in accordance with state laws and regulations
  • Keep track of students in truancy
  • Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied, and that scholar discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Scholar Code of Conduct and scholar handbook
  • Conduct conferences about scholar and school issues with parents, scholars, and teachers.
  • Ensure that students are adequately supervised during non-instructional periods
  • Oversee campus operations in principals’ absence
  • Take a leadership role in planning and scheduling of daily school activities including the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules
  • Comply with district policies, state and federal laws, and regulation affecting schools
  • Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences as needed for designated teacher appraisal system
  • Responsible for overseeing Middle School instructional materials and curricula programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Certification: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Texas principal certificate. Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Required Knowledge: Knowledge of campus operations, working knowledge of curriculum and instruction, ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness, ability to manage personnel, ability to implement policy and procedures, ability to interpret data, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience Required: 3 years’ experience as a classroom teacher
  • Skills/Abilities: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
  • Other Requirements: Supervise and evaluate the work of professional and support staff as assigned by the school principal. Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting. Occasional light lifting and carrying; occasional physical restraint of scholars to control behavior. May work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside, exposure to noise; occasional travel

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76133

 

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

 

POSITION TITLE:           Middle School Art Teacher

GROUP:                                   Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                     Assessment & Campus Culture Administrator and/or Associate Principal

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  

  • Develop and implement lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs to provide effective art instruction and assessment
  • Provide students with learning experiences that enhance their knowledge, skills and appreciation in art
  • Prepare lessons that reflect knowledge of art from different cultures and historical periods
  • Understand and apply skills for responding to, analyzing, and evaluating art and understanding the interrelationship between art and other disciplines
  • Develop and implement art curriculum plans using effective teaching and differentiation strategies that meet the needs of all learners
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Promote positive attitudes and academic achievement
  • 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
  • School year yearbook coordinator
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:  

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

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, TX  76133

 

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

SUPERVISOR: Community Based Services Supervisor

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling,
psychology, or other field related to health and human services preferred.
Appropriate years of experience and bachelor’s degree may be considered in place
of master’s degree.
o Appropriate licensure preferred.
o Knowledge of mental and substance use disorders that impact adults.
o Broad knowledge of community resources.
o Experience working with high risk families. Experience providing in-home
services preferred.
o Able to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
o Driver’s license required.
• Skills/Abilities:
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
o Excellent counseling and case management skills.
o Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
o Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
o Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for ongoing
communication
o Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and
weekends.
o Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
o Able to provide culturally responsive services to diverse client populations.

• 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

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

SUPERVISOR:  Principal

POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains an appropriately challenging & engaging focused learning environment
  • Delivers differentiated instruction to students to address students’ needs in promoting intellectual & social growth
  • Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description
  • Maintains an organized classroom environment conducive to promoting & inspiring learning for students in Pre-Kindergarten – 8th grades
  • Collaborate with & offer support to Diagnostician, Speech Therapist, teachers, supervisors, & other providers on current instruction to address IEP’s, appropriate learning styles & provide staff development opportunities
  • Provide a variety of support services for students to experience success
  • Record daily student progress & time spent working on goals
  • Develop & implement lesson plans that fulfill the curriculum expectations requirements. Create lessons that reflect accommodations/modifications for differentiated needs
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to modify curriculum & assessments as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in the Individual Education Program (IEP)
  • Create & maintain ongoing assessment system of student achievement through formal & informal testing
  • Prepare all required paperwork for Admission, Review & Dismissal (ARD) meetings within timelines, attend & participate in ARD meetings
  • Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising, & assessing behavioral patterns. When necessary, develop & implement a behavior intervention plan based upon results of the functional behavior assessment in accordance with student’s IEP
  • Compile, maintain & file all reports, records & other documents required
  • Plan, develop & implement individualized learning plans for each student
  • Assist parents with understanding & supporting educational objectives, learning expectations & behavioral standards
  • Maintain regular communication with parents by means of email, phone calls, conferences, progress reports & report cards
  • Participate in staff meetings & staff development activities to improve job-related skills
  • Maintain a current knowledge of special education best practices

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 degree in Education
  • Successful experience teaching in a school setting
  • Texas Teacher’s Certification
  • Special Education Certification PK-12
  • Demonstrate proficiency in core subject areas assigned
  • Must possess knowledge of the following:
    • All content area TEKS for Kindergarten – 8h grade
    • Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines
    • Allowable Modifications & Accommodations
    • Various areas of disabilities ranging from Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Autism Spectrum, Other Health Impairments, etc.
    • Effective classroom management
    • Excellent communication skills

LOCATION

4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

Staff Accountant (Full Time)
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Staff Accountant. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE:         Staff Accountant

SUPERVISOR:              Director of Finance

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Serve as an integral part of the Finance/Accounting Department which ensures financial compliance and reporting occurs within the organization to allow it to meet is mission.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintain all accounting policy and procedure manuals.
  2. Complete all journal entries for month end closing.
  3. Reconcile various accounts, including balance sheet accounts.
  4. Identify any incorrect coding or cause for balance sheet differences. Determine the best resolution or action to remedy the issue.
  5. Set up all accounts payable vendors and verify that all have the required tax forms and direct deposit information in a timely manner.
  6. Monitor vendor usage and inactivate any vendors who are not being utilized. Make periodic assessments of vendors that may be merged.
  7. Assist with maintaining compliance with agency wide procurement procedures, monitoring vendor expense amounts, and maintain detailed documentation of all bids and any correspondence.
  8. Review all monthly fixed assets, create documentation packets to support the asset recorded and upload all supporting documentation into the MIP system.
  9. Prepare and issue Forms 1099 and 1095C.
  10. Assist in collecting any documentation for all finance audits as needed.
  11. Periodically evaluate and communicate any ideas that will improve and streamline any internal processes within the Finance/Accounting Department.
  12. Assist with budget entry and preparation.
  13. Assist with other assigned duties as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Educational/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related business field preferred or relevant work experience.
  2. Required knowledge: Knowledge of IRS and other governmental fiscal regulations and reporting requirements is preferred. Knowledge of Excel is required. Experience with Abila and/or Ascender or similar accounting software is preferred. Grant management is a plus.
  3. Experience: A minimum one – three years accounting/finance experience.
  4. Skills/Abilities: Strong oral and written communication abilities; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; excellent organizational skills; excellent mathematical skills. Abilities:
    • Demonstrated ability in preparing and maintaining complete and accurate financial records.
    • Ability to be resourceful and demonstrate initiative in adapting accounting methods to any problems encountered.
    • Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and positively with supervisor, colleagues, and all other agency personnel.
    • Ability to work well with all members of the community regardless of race, gender, religion, age, or cultural or ethnic background.
    • Ability to work independently in completing tasks.
  5. 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.

 

LOCATIONS

3200 Sanguinet Street

Fort Worth, Texas 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. EOE

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE:    Family Therapist

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. (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT)
    • Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ 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:
    • 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.
    • Bilingual 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

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

Behavior Interventionist
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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@lenapopehome.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:           Bachelor’s degree required. Experience providing services to at-risk youth in direct care field work or educational setting. Broad knowledge of community resources. Bilingual preferred, but not required.  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

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.

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

Interested employees should reply to Robert Ramirez by 5:00pm, May 9, 2022.

Family Specialist
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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 May 5, 2022.

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, counseling, skills training and linkage to resources.

Qualifications

Educational/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or other field related to health and human services. Appropriate licensure preferred.
  • Required Knowledge: Broad knowledge of community resources, case management experience is preferred, family needs, and family dynamics.
  • Experience Preferred: Two or more years-experience in the social service or correctional field.

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent counseling and human relations abilities.
  • Able to organize, coordinate, and direct case management activities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess good judgment 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: Driver’s license required.  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 St., Fort Worth

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


GROUP
: Counseling Services

SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

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

PRIMARY LOCATIONS: Arlington

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology required; with appropriate full independent licensure (LPC, LMFT) required. Three or more years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Play therapy experience preferred. Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must. Broad knowledge of resources in the community is required. Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some evenings for group and individual activities.  Spanish speaking a plus.

Other qualifications include:

• Excellent human relations ability

• Strong oral and written skills

• Possess good judgment and decision making

• Able to organize, coordinate and multi-task

• Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning, personal management, client and community responsibilities.

• Able to use a laptop and applicable software

Family Therapist
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Family Therapist. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to 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, 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 preferred.
    • 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

Staff Accountant (Full-Time)
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Staff Accountant. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE:         Staff Accountant

SUPERVISOR:              Director of Finance

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Serve as an integral part of the Finance/Accounting Department which ensures financial compliance and reporting occurs within the organization to allow it to meet is mission.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintain all accounting policy and procedure manuals.
  2. Complete all journal entries for month end closing.
  3. Reconcile various accounts, including balance sheet accounts.
  4. Identify any incorrect coding or cause for balance sheet differences. Determine the best resolution or action to remedy the issue.
  5. Set up all accounts payable vendors and verify that all have the required tax forms and direct deposit information in a timely manner.
  6. Monitor vendor usage and inactivate any vendors who are not being utilized. Make periodic assessments of vendors that may be merged.
  7. Assist with maintaining compliance with agency wide procurement procedures, monitoring vendor expense amounts, and maintain detailed documentation of all bids and any correspondence.
  8. Review all monthly fixed assets, create documentation packets to support the asset recorded and upload all supporting documentation into the MIP system.
  9. Prepare and issue Forms 1099 and 1095C.
  10. Assist in collecting any documentation for all finance audits as needed.
  11. Periodically evaluate and communicate any ideas that will improve and streamline any internal processes within the Finance/Accounting Department.
  12. Assist with budget entry and preparation.
  13. Assist with other assigned duties as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Educational/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related business field preferred or relevant work experience.
  2. Required knowledge: Knowledge of IRS and other governmental fiscal regulations and reporting requirements is preferred. Knowledge of Excel is required. Experience with Abila and/or Ascender or similar accounting software is preferred. Grant management is a plus.
  3. Experience: A minimum one – three years accounting/finance experience.
  4. Skills/Abilities: Strong oral and written communication abilities; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; excellent organizational skills; excellent mathematical skills. Abilities:
    • Demonstrated ability in preparing and maintaining complete and accurate financial records.
    • Ability to be resourceful and demonstrate initiative in adapting accounting methods to any problems encountered.
    • Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and positively with supervisor, colleagues, and all other agency personnel.
    • Ability to work well with all members of the community regardless of race, gender, religion, age, or cultural or ethnic background.
    • Ability to work independently in completing tasks.
  5. 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.

 

LOCATIONS

3200 Sanguinet Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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

SUPERVISOR: Community Based Services Supervisor

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling,
psychology, or other field related to health and human services preferred.
Appropriate years of experience and bachelor’s degree may be considered in place
of master’s degree.
o Appropriate licensure preferred.
o Knowledge of mental and substance use disorders that impact adults.
o Broad knowledge of community resources.
o Experience working with high risk families. Experience providing in-home
services preferred.
o Able to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
o Driver’s license required.
• Skills/Abilities:
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
o Excellent counseling and case management skills.
o Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
o Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
o Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for ongoing
communication
o Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and
weekends.
o Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
o Able to provide culturally responsive services to diverse client populations.

• 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 (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. 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. (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT)
    • Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ 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:
    • 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.
    • Bilingual 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

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

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

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Principal

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Works in partnership with the Principal to provide strategic leadership in our school and is responsible for creating and inspiring a positive learning culture that supports staff and scholars.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead with integrity and a sense of urgency
  • Support the vision for school culture and academics
  • Serve as an expert instructional leader and hold staff accountable for high standards and school performance
  • Cultivate and maintain positive school climate and a safe, healthy environment for scholars and staff
  • Coordinate all aspects of school operations
  • In partnership with the Principal, set the expectation for teachers and students to perform to the highest standard, representing PLA values, goals, and mission
  • Evaluate, plan, and implement instructional programming based on school data and state guidelines
  • Analyze all student achievement data, prepare targeted school goals, and implement data responsive instructional initiatives
  • Promote a collaborative data-driven environment embedded in critical thinking
  • Foster a staff culture of proficiency in grade-level standards, benchmarks, and curriculum
  • Review teacher lesson plans to ensure correlation with state and network model
  • Ensure that all academic components and goals of the school’s charter and partnerships are being met
  • Coordinate, supervise, and conduct evaluations of all staff as designated by the Principal; including implementation of coaching cycle and providing timely feedback
  • Understands value and importance of key stakeholders (parents, community partners, senior leadership team) and cultivates strong, robust relationships
  • Supports the Principal in recruiting talent to the team including interviewing and hiring of staff
  • Other duties as assigned by the School Principal and/or Chief of Education
  • Encourage and support development of innovative instructional programs, helping teachers pilot such efforts when appropriate. Participate in program evaluation measures and make suggestions for improvement where needed
  • Reinforce expectations for staff performance regarding instructional strategies and classroom management
  • Take a leadership role in planning activities and implementing programs to ensure attainment of the school’s mission
  • Participate in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members
  • Assist principal in developing, maintaining, and using information systems to maintain records and track progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence indicators
  • May act as campus behavioral coordinator in accordance with state laws and regulations
  • Keep track of students in truancy
  • Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied, and that scholar discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Scholar Code of Conduct and scholar handbook
  • Conduct conferences about scholar and school issues with parents, scholars, and teachers.
  • Ensure that students are adequately supervised during non-instructional periods
  • Oversee campus operations in principals’ absence
  • Take a leadership role in planning and scheduling of daily school activities including the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activity schedules
  • Comply with district policies, state and federal laws, and regulation affecting schools
  • Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences as needed for designated teacher appraisal system
  • Responsible for overseeing Middle School instructional materials and curricula programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Certification: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Texas principal certificate. Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Required Knowledge: Knowledge of campus operations, working knowledge of curriculum and instruction, ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness, ability to manage personnel, ability to implement policy and procedures, ability to interpret data, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience Required: 3 years’ experience as a classroom teacher
  • Skills/Abilities: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
  • Other Requirements: Supervise and evaluate the work of professional and support staff as assigned by the school principal. Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting. Occasional light lifting and carrying; occasional physical restraint of scholars to control behavior. May work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside, exposure to noise; occasional travel

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76133

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

 

POSITION TITLE:           Middle School Art Teacher

GROUP:                                   Chapel Hill Academy

SUPERVISOR:                     Assessment & Campus Culture Administrator and/or Associate Principal

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  

  • Develop and implement lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs to provide effective art instruction and assessment
  • Provide students with learning experiences that enhance their knowledge, skills and appreciation in art
  • Prepare lessons that reflect knowledge of art from different cultures and historical periods
  • Understand and apply skills for responding to, analyzing, and evaluating art and understanding the interrelationship between art and other disciplines
  • Develop and implement art curriculum plans using effective teaching and differentiation strategies that meet the needs of all learners
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Promote positive attitudes and academic achievement
  • 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
  • School year yearbook coordinator
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:  

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

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, TX  76133

 

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

SUPERVISOR:  Principal

POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains an appropriately challenging & engaging focused learning environment
  • Delivers differentiated instruction to students to address students’ needs in promoting intellectual & social growth
  • Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description
  • Maintains an organized classroom environment conducive to promoting & inspiring learning for students in Pre-Kindergarten – 8th grades
  • Collaborate with & offer support to Diagnostician, Speech Therapist, teachers, supervisors, & other providers on current instruction to address IEP’s, appropriate learning styles & provide staff development opportunities
  • Provide a variety of support services for students to experience success
  • Record daily student progress & time spent working on goals
  • Develop & implement lesson plans that fulfill the curriculum expectations requirements. Create lessons that reflect accommodations/modifications for differentiated needs
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to modify curriculum & assessments as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in the Individual Education Program (IEP)
  • Create & maintain ongoing assessment system of student achievement through formal & informal testing
  • Prepare all required paperwork for Admission, Review & Dismissal (ARD) meetings within timelines, attend & participate in ARD meetings
  • Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising, & assessing behavioral patterns. When necessary, develop & implement a behavior intervention plan based upon results of the functional behavior assessment in accordance with student’s IEP
  • Compile, maintain & file all reports, records & other documents required
  • Plan, develop & implement individualized learning plans for each student
  • Assist parents with understanding & supporting educational objectives, learning expectations & behavioral standards
  • Maintain regular communication with parents by means of email, phone calls, conferences, progress reports & report cards
  • Participate in staff meetings & staff development activities to improve job-related skills
  • Maintain a current knowledge of special education best practices

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 degree in Education
  • Successful experience teaching in a school setting
  • Texas Teacher’s Certification
  • Special Education Certification PK-12
  • Demonstrate proficiency in core subject areas assigned
  • Must possess knowledge of the following:
    • All content area TEKS for Kindergarten – 8h grade
    • Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines
    • Allowable Modifications & Accommodations
    • Various areas of disabilities ranging from Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Autism Spectrum, Other Health Impairments, etc.
    • Effective classroom management
    • Excellent communication skills

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 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