Teacher Counselor Aide

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Job Details


The Teacher/Counselor Aide assists in the developing, implementing, and monitoring of individual and group treatment plans and procedures during program hours that result in improved adaptive social/interpersonal functioning and high rates of successful program completing among youngsters in assigned group. The Teacher/Counselor resides with assigned youth according to a variable pattern, required by program’s schedule.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

1. Building Positive Relationships with Youth

2. Safety & Well-being

3.Group/Milieu Management

4. Treatment Planning

5.Therapeutic and Educational Activities

6. Professional Development and Training

7.Documentation and Record keeping

Working Conditions

  • Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing (with the exception of Pressley Ridge School for the Deaf) and a moderate to high level of physical activity including; sitting, standing, walking lifting and carrying as required. Must be able to meet the demands and complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).
  • Environmental Factors. Indoors/Outdoors: Residential treatment facility, school, home, community
  • Working Hours. 40 hour week, variable schedule based on program need
  • Clearances: State Police/FBI per state regulations; Child Protection

    Valid driver’s license and auto insurance

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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