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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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State & Federal Programs Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for State and Federal Programs Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION PURPOSE: Serves as State & Federal Programs Coordinator, oversees and manage grants and budgets in compliance with Texas Education Agency required reporting and documentation grants and serves as Administrative Assistant to the Principal of Chapel Hill Academy

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledge and skills related to computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and various office programs and equipment; use of PEIMS system; Ascender; and Texas Education Agency rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and skills related to basic administrative duties including phones, calendars, scheduling, coordination of meetings, keyboarding, etc.
  • Prepare applications for all state and federal grants for Chapel Hill Academy, including but not limited to, No Child Left Behind, Special Education IDEA B program, State Compensatory Education, Child Nutrition contract, etc. Prepare compliance, data, evaluation, and all required documentation for outcomes regarding grants as well as budget outlines, use of funds, and special programs data
  • Enter all PEIMS information and attendance data into database and submit to the TEA PEIMS. Prepares reports at the end of each six weeks via TEA FSP System.
  • Plan and work with various professional staff in gathering data for reports in compliance with state and federal guidelines. Responsible for gathering of all pertinent information and ensuring the accuracy of data submitted
  • Maintain calendar, monitors phones, and assists in organizational and daily tasks for Principal; prepare invoices for payment and submits to Education Service Center; monitors incoming mail and paperwork; and provides administrative support to district staff professionals; complete work effectively and efficiently
  • Assemble data from various sources and compiles or tabulates into final format
  • Promote an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for students, families, staff, and stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification: High School Diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license required
  • Required Knowledge: Experience and knowledge with current office systems and practices, including the use of network computer systems for student records and related functions. Ability to operations in a variety of office and school equipment including computer terminals/PC’s, calculators, fax machines, adding machines, etc., and the ability to learn the operation of unfamiliar office equipment unique to a given worksite
  • Experience Preferred: Two years clerical experience including working with computers
  • Skills/Abilities: Ability to work with minimum supervision. Verbal and written communication skills and the use of business English including spelling, grammar, and punctuation Proficient use of MS Office software applications-advanced skill level. Knowledge of pertinent state and federal purchasing laws and regulations. Strong professional communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and clerical skills. Detail oriented. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ability to develop written requirements for a wide variety of instructional supplies and services. Ability to multi-task, be attentive to details, and handle heavy workload in fast-paced office with critical deadlines
  • 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: Chapel Hill Academy 4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

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

SUPERVISOR: Education Research and Data Coordinator

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

PRIMARY DUTIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Family Therapist
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SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Middle School Technology Applications Teacher 
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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

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provide students with appropriate artistic learning activities and experiences to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate content knowledge and intellectual flexibility to develop and teach appropriate Technology Applications Curriculum for students in grades 6-8
  • Develop and implement innovative, intellectually engaging, and academically rigorous content that promotes successful learning; show written evidence of preparation as required
  • Use technology to deliver instruction that supports and deepens individual student learning
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student groups involved
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty, colleagues, students, administrators, and parents
  • Maintain accurate student records such as student attendance, grades and other required records; communicate data in accordance with the academic calendar and School expectations
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • May also provide some staff training in a variety of technology applications as appropriate
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, other office administrators, and/or as designated by the Superintendent
  • Help students analyze and improve methods, processes, and habits
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing; provide progress and report cards as required
  • Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of the school district
  • Maintain a creative classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes in a regular school day
  • Establish a discipline management plan, maintain order in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative expectations
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers
  • Ensure timely communication with parents on issues concerning student’s learning needs
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the Computer Science Technology field by attending seminars, participating in professional organizations, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Compile, maintain, and submit all reports, records, and other documents required
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings, staff development activities, and serve on staff committees as required
  • Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university applicable to teaching assignment
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
  • Technology Applications Certification required
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
  • At least one year of teaching experience at the middle and/or high school level
  • Technical proficiencies in Windows, iOS, ChromeOS, MS Office & 365, and Google Drive/Apps
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate growth mindset, optimism, and the belief that all students can succeed
  • An education mindset that believes a teacher’s role is to innovate and think creatively about education and meeting the needs of every student
  • Experience as a practitioner of diversity, equity, and inclusion in and outside the classroom

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy 4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

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

Reports to:              Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

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

SUPERVISOR: Principal

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

PRIMARY DUTIES:

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

 

 

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

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

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

 

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

Family Therapist
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SUPERVISOR:           Community Based Services Supervisor

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

LOCATION:             3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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 (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

State & Federal Programs Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for State and Federal Programs Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapope.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION PURPOSE: Serves as State & Federal Programs Coordinator, oversees and manage grants and budgets in compliance with Texas Education Agency required reporting and documentation grants and serves as Administrative Assistant to the Principal of Chapel Hill Academy

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledge and skills related to computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and various office programs and equipment; use of PEIMS system; Ascender; and Texas Education Agency rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and skills related to basic administrative duties including phones, calendars, scheduling, coordination of meetings, keyboarding, etc.
  • Prepare applications for all state and federal grants for Chapel Hill Academy, including but not limited to, No Child Left Behind, Special Education IDEA B program, State Compensatory Education, Child Nutrition contract, etc. Prepare compliance, data, evaluation, and all required documentation for outcomes regarding grants as well as budget outlines, use of funds, and special programs data
  • Enter all PEIMS information and attendance data into database and submit to the TEA PEIMS. Prepares reports at the end of each six weeks via TEA FSP System.
  • Plan and work with various professional staff in gathering data for reports in compliance with state and federal guidelines. Responsible for gathering of all pertinent information and ensuring the accuracy of data submitted
  • Maintain calendar, monitors phones, and assists in organizational and daily tasks for Principal; prepare invoices for payment and submits to Education Service Center; monitors incoming mail and paperwork; and provides administrative support to district staff professionals; complete work effectively and efficiently
  • Assemble data from various sources and compiles or tabulates into final format
  • Promote an environment of cultural competency and responsiveness for students, families, staff, and stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational/Certification: High School Diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license required
  • Required Knowledge: Experience and knowledge with current office systems and practices, including the use of network computer systems for student records and related functions. Ability to operations in a variety of office and school equipment including computer terminals/PC’s, calculators, fax machines, adding machines, etc., and the ability to learn the operation of unfamiliar office equipment unique to a given worksite
  • Experience Preferred: Two years clerical experience including working with computers
  • Skills/Abilities: Ability to work with minimum supervision. Verbal and written communication skills and the use of business English including spelling, grammar, and punctuation Proficient use of MS Office software applications-advanced skill level. Knowledge of pertinent state and federal purchasing laws and regulations. Strong professional communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and clerical skills. Detail oriented. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ability to develop written requirements for a wide variety of instructional supplies and services. Ability to multi-task, be attentive to details, and handle heavy workload in fast-paced office with critical deadlines
  • 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: Chapel Hill Academy 4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

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

SUPERVISOR: Education Research and Data Coordinator

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

PRIMARY DUTIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

Middle School Technology Applications Teacher
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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

SUPERVISOR: Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provide students with appropriate artistic learning activities and experiences to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate content knowledge and intellectual flexibility to develop and teach appropriate Technology Applications Curriculum for students in grades 6-8
  • Develop and implement innovative, intellectually engaging, and academically rigorous content that promotes successful learning; show written evidence of preparation as required
  • Use technology to deliver instruction that supports and deepens individual student learning
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student groups involved
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty, colleagues, students, administrators, and parents
  • Maintain accurate student records such as student attendance, grades and other required records; communicate data in accordance with the academic calendar and School expectations
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • May also provide some staff training in a variety of technology applications as appropriate
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, other office administrators, and/or as designated by the Superintendent
  • Help students analyze and improve methods, processes, and habits
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing; provide progress and report cards as required
  • Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of the school district
  • Maintain a creative classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes in a regular school day
  • Establish a discipline management plan, maintain order in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative expectations
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers
  • Ensure timely communication with parents on issues concerning student’s learning needs
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the Computer Science Technology field by attending seminars, participating in professional organizations, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Compile, maintain, and submit all reports, records, and other documents required
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings, staff development activities, and serve on staff committees as required
  • Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university applicable to teaching assignment
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
  • Technology Applications Certification required
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
  • At least one year of teaching experience at the middle and/or high school level
  • Technical proficiencies in Windows, iOS, ChromeOS, MS Office & 365, and Google Drive/Apps
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate growth mindset, optimism, and the belief that all students can succeed
  • An education mindset that believes a teacher’s role is to innovate and think creatively about education and meeting the needs of every student
  • Experience as a practitioner of diversity, equity, and inclusion in and outside the classroom

LOCATION: Chapel Hill Academy 4640 Sycamore School Road Fort Worth, TX 76133

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

SUPERVISOR: Principal

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

PRIMARY DUTIES:

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

LOCATION:

4640 Sycamore School Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76133

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

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

 

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

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

Reports to:              Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

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

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

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

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

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

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

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