Careers

Join us! If you believe that children are our community’s greatest asset – worthy of our investment, join our efforts to improve child well-being here in Tarrant County… we have a variety of ways you can make a difference!

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
  • Wellness program
  • 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


Open Positions Filter By:

Therapist (Full-time in our Weatherford, TX office)
Read More Apply Now

Summary

Responsible for providing therapeutic services to clients and their families.

Qualifications

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology required.
    • Full independent licensure required (LPC, LMFT, LCSW).
    • Two or more years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Substance Abuse Treatment experience helpful.
    • Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM IV and V knowledge a must. Play therapy experience preferred.
    • Broad knowledge of resources in the community is required.
    • Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule.
    • Driver’s license required.
  •  Skills/Abilities
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning, personal management, client and community responsibilities.
  • 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. Equal Employment Opportunity

Director of Marketing and Communications
Read More Apply Now

Summary

The position is responsible for developing, planning, and implementing marketing and communication strategies that support and advance Lena Pope, as well as its various program service lines (Counseling, School and Community Based Services, Chapel Hill Academy, Early Learning Center, and Chapel and Event Services).

  • Develop and implement the Lena Pope brand strategy, content development, awareness, public relations and communications, both external and internal.
  • Oversee development and implementation of Lena Pope marketing, communications and public relations support materials.
  • With the CAO, direct the efforts of the marketing, communications and public relations at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization, including development and fundraising and directly marketing program service lines.
  • Oversee the editorial direction, design, production and distribution of Lena Pope’s branded materials.
  • Review and approve all creative content.
  • Maintain and grow Lena Pope’s broad base of support through awareness campaigns.
  • Respond to and proactively pitch stories to the media.
  • Develop and implement a protocol to respond to, manage and track public inquiries.
  • Develop short and long-term plan, budgets and outcome metrics.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the CAO, members of the development team, and/or the Executive Leadership team.
  • Promoting an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for children, families, staff and stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications. Driver’s license required.
  • Required Knowledge: Computer Skills Required: Microsoft Office Suite; graphic design applications experience preferred; strong abilities using social media platforms, tools and strategies, including Google Analytics, Google Ads, Google Tag Manager, SEO, Hoot Suite, with the interest and capability to master new technologies; experience utilizing a web editing platform preferred; knowledge of complex marketing needs in a nonprofit setting; knowledge and ability to envision, develop and implement comprehensive marketing plans that support and advance strategic vision; knowledge and understanding of how to translate a brand into a successful advertising campaign; knowledge of AP Style guidelines.
  • Experience Preferred: Five or more years’ experience in marketing, communications, journalism or related field. Experience and proficiency in public speaking. Nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Skills/Abilities: Strong oral and written communication abilities; excellent organizational skills, excellent human relations skills; skilled in strategic thinking and ability to successfully manage and implement multiple
    projects concurrently; ability to write compelling and effective benefits-focused, channel-specific copy; ability to advance and support the strategic plan and nonprofit brand through daily work; ability to speak on behalf of/represent Lena Pope in the community.
  • 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Speech-Language Pathologist-Assistant
Read More Apply Now

POSITION TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist-Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Speech-Language Pathology-Assistant will implement speech or language programs and activities with supervision by the licensed speech-language pathologist. The Assistant will create activities and lesson plans for speech and language student.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
1. Perform chart reviews on students
2. Generate a weekly lesson plan for therapy sessions
3. Generate a therapy activity when given a toy or therapy resource
4. Observe formal evaluations and screens
5. Attend ARD meetings
6. Implement therapy activities during both group and individual sessions
7. Provide documentation of student performance during therapy session
8. Communicate any progress or concerns observed during therapy session to the speech pathologist and teacher
9. Attend training in methods and strategies that improve language and speech instruction
10. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Speech Language Pathology
o A valid Speech-Language Pathology-Assistant License in the state of Texas
• Skills/Abilities:
o Excelled organizational, communication, written and interpersonal skills
o Confident addressing staff to ensure that speech/language IEPs are being implemented with fidelity across the campus
o Flexibility and confidence in working with students with speech impairments, their parents and classroom teachers
o Demonstrate knowledge of language, articulation, fluency and voice therapy
o Demonstrate knowledge of working with social skills groups
o Knowledge of strategies and materials for the treatment of students with a speech impairment
o Knowledge of accommodations for differences in learning styles
o Knowledge of federal, state and district laws, policies and procedures related to students in special education
• 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.

Special Education Teacher
Read More Apply Now

POSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher
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 6th – 8th grades.
• Collaborate with & offer support to Diagnostician, Speech Therapist, teachers, supervisors, and other providers on current instruction to address IEP’s, appropriate learning styles & provide staff development opportunities.
• Provide a variety of support services in order for students to experience success.
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 – Elementary
• Special Education Certification
• Must possess knowledge of the following:
o All content area TEKS for Kindergarten – 8th grade
o Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines
o Allowable Modifications & Accommodations
o Various areas of disabilities ranging from Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Autism Spectrum, Other Health Impairments, etc.
o Effective classroom management
o Excellent communication skills

LOCATION
4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

Speech and Language Pathologist (Part time)
Read More Apply Now

POSITION TITLE: Speech and Language Pathologist (Part time)
SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Speech and Language Pathologist assists in developing speech and language skills to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students. In order to respond to the individual needs and abilities of students, the Speech and Language Pathologist must work closely with the staff, students, guardians, and administration at Chapel Hill Academy.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
1. Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff
2. Participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and federal requirements
3. Develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language impairment and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis
4. Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP
5. Provide consultative services for school staff by sharing and demonstrating specific techniques and working with school teams to facilitate relevant and consistent interventions for identified students
6. Maintain confidentiality according to FERPA guidelines
7. Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language
8. Communicate and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the therapy program
9. Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with administrative and school staff
10. Participate in various meetings for the purpose of addressing student goals and needs and to comply with laws and policies
11. Maintain and submit information/records including student progress in ESPED for all students
12. Participate in ARD meetings
13. Attend training in methods and strategies that improve language and speech instruction
14. Supervise SLP-A and potential Speech/Language graduate and undergraduate interns
15. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
o A valid Speech-Language Pathology License in the state of Texas
• Skills/Abilities:
o Knowledge of subject matter/course content and resources relevant to assignment
o Knowledge of and skills in using effective instructional strategies and practices
o Knowledge of and skills in administering, scoring, and interpreting communication assessments
o Knowledge and understanding of child development and communication development
o Skills in managing and promoting positive student behavior
o Knowledge of and skills in best practice instruction specific to various disabilities
o Excelled organizational, communication, written and interpersonal skills
o Confident addressing staff to ensure that speech/language IEPs are being implemented with fidelity across the campus
o Flexibility and confidence in working with students with speech impairments, their parents and classroom teachers
o Demonstrate knowledge of language, articulation, fluency and voice therapy
o Demonstrate knowledge of working with social skills groups
o Knowledge of strategies and materials for the treatment of students with a speech impairment
o Knowledge of accommodations for differences in learning styles
o Knowledge of federal, state and district laws, policies and procedures related to students in special education
• 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.

8th Grade Mathematics Teacher
Read More Apply Now

POSITION TITLE: 8ᵗʰ grade Mathematics Teacher
GROUP: Chapel Hill Academy
SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
• Develop weekly lesson plans focusing on TEKS/SEs for multiple classes.
• 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.
• Maintain professionalism in oral and written language.
• 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

Substitute Teacher (Pool)
Read More Apply Now

Summary

  • Implement teacher lesson plans by assigning students class work and then engaging them into the lesson through active monitoring and modeling.
  • Complete a daily attendance sheet and report any pertinent information resulting from the day’s events.
  • Maintain discipline among the students while ensuring that the students are engaged in a positive learning environment.
  • Protect and respect the confidentiality of the students under his / her supervision.
  • Look after the mental, emotional and physical well-being of the students. Ensure that their safety and security is always treated as the top most priority.
  • Immediately report any cases of injury, illness or discipline to appropriate person.
  • Assist with student dismissal of classes at the end of the day.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred.
  • Experience working in a school setting required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be an independent thinker, flexible, self-motivated and able to solve problems.
  • Familiarize and implement all applicable policies, regulations, procedures, schedules and practices.

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

 

Amon Carter Center Event Host
Read More Apply Now

Summary

  • Implement teacher lesson plans by assigning students class work and then engaging them into the lesson through active monitoring and modeling.
  • Complete a daily attendance sheet and report any pertinent information resulting from the day’s events.
  • Maintain discipline among the students while ensuring that the students are engaged in a positive learning environment.
  • Protect and respect the confidentiality of the students under his / her supervision.
  • Look after the mental, emotional and physical well-being of the students. Ensure that their safety and security is always treated as the top most priority.
  • Immediately report any cases of injury, illness or discipline to appropriate person.
  • Assist with student dismissal of classes at the end of the day.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred.
  • Experience working in a school setting required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be an independent thinker, flexible, self-motivated and able to solve problems.
  • Familiarize and implement all applicable policies, regulations, procedures, schedules and practices.

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

Early Learning Center Coordinator
Read More Apply Now

POSITION TITLE: Early Learning Center Coordinator
SUPERVISOR: Director, Early Learning Center, UNTHSC Campus

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform a range of administrative, childcare and managerial duties for the early learning center. Maintain front desk reception tasks including attendance tracking, data input, billing, student and staff files, parent communication. Assist in ensuring state licensing standards and accreditation standards are being met. Manage center in the absence of the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o Associate’s degree or Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
o Spanish speaking preferred;
o Experience working in an early education environment;
o One-year clerical experience;
o Driver’s license required.

• Skills/Abilities:
o Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook). Ability to operate a variety of office and school equipment, including calculators, fax machines, postage machines, etc.;
o Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the service population;
o Strong oral and written communication abilities;
o Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
o 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 Health and Human Services.

LOCATION

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

Early Learning Aide Toddler Room (part-time)
Read More Apply Now

Summary

  • Direct supervision of children: o 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. Equal Employment Opportunity

Early Learning Aide (Full-Time and Part-Time)
Read More Apply Now

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

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