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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Tennyson Center for Children. To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter.  If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download an application by clicking here, print and fill it out and bring it with you to your interview with Human Resources. All resumes will be kept on file for six months.

Chief Program Officer

Leads overall agency service delivery and implements clinical philosophy. Responsible for Program Department short-term and long-range planning, implementation of evidence based practices, service delivery, quality improvement, evaluations, fiscal management, documentation and follow-up studies. Serves as a resource at the local, state and national levels for child advocacy and program standards and practices. Provides program management including the direct supervision of the Clinical Directors and Community Based Services Director. Evaluates and compares current program components, researching trends and treatment techniques, as a method of refining TCC programs and directs the development and marketing of new treatment programs to assure the continued growth as a recognized service provider. Will direct the selection and supervision of program department staff, consultants and independent contractors and help cultivate a culture of collaboration, positive learning and supportive inclusiveness. Licensed Clinician (LCSW preferred) with at least 7- years post-masters experience in a senior management position within a human service agency; demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the child welfare and mental health fields; demonstrated success leading teams in cultivating culture with ability to collaborate at all levels; high-level communication skills, with exceptional tact in dealing with children, parents, staff and other service providers and funding sources ; must be familiar with current trends and strategic planning for success in the managed care environment. All applicants must have a valid Colorado Driver's license. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Science Teacher - Middle/HS

Responsible for the development and implementation of the Science curriculum to meet the needs of the children assigned to the science program.  Provides educational and treatment programming and works closely with two classroom assistants to provide classroom management and a positive learning environment. Authors IEP’s and actively participates in Educational meetings.  Works the school year plus six weeks during the summer program.    Must have a valid Colorado teaching certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain), and be highly qualified in secondary Science.  Previous related classroom experience highly preferred.  All applicants must have (or ability to obtain) a valid Colorado Driver’s license.  To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org         
 

School Youth Treatment Counselor- Clayton Elementary – Englewood

Responsible for implementing treatment and educational plans for children with multiple emotional and/or mental health concerns in a structured classroom in Clayton elementary school.  Will provide a therapeutic balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children. Assist the classroom teacher in the completion of instructional activities and behavior management in keeping with each child’s IEP and treatment plans. Works collaboratively with the Teacher, another YTC and Clinician. Works the Englewood school year plus the eight week extended summer program. (Works 32 hrs. a week during the summer).  BA in a Human Service related field OR equivalent related experience required. Previous classroom experience highly preferred. Ability to teach coping skills in a hands on, strengths based manner. Works from a trauma informed care framework.  Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid Colorado Driver’s license. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Night Youth Treatment Counselors

Awake, direct care position responsible for the nightly supervision and therapeutic care of children within the residential units. Performs routine cottage housekeeping chores, consistent bed checks and implementation of a therapeutic milieu. Ability to provide a balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children and ability to follow individualized treatment programming. Works within the framework of Trauma Informed Care. Several schedules available. Requires a BA in a Human Service related field or equivalent verifiable work experience. Must have a valid Colorado driver's license. Previous inpatient or crisis treatment experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.  Great position for candidates needing their days free or as a learning position to gain additional experience before moving to days shifts (within six months). To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors

Full-time positions that works throughout the residential campus as assigned to gain and share experience and skills with all milieus, developmental age groups (5-18) and teams. Responsible for implementing treatment and educational plans for children with multiple emotional/behavioral concerns in a structured environment.  Participates in the daily supervision and care of children in the cottage. Responsible for planning and implementing therapeutic activities and groups, behavior management and crisis intervention, and teaching basic daily living skills. Will provide a therapeutic balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children. Must be 21. BA in a Human Service related field or equivalent experience required; related residential and/or day treatment experience preferred. All candidates must have or qualify to obtain a Colorado Driver’s License. Must pass CBI, FBI and abuse registry clearance. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download an application by clicking here, save the form to your local computer, fill it out electronically and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Thank you.