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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.

Teacher – Elementary

Elementary teacher responsible for the development and implementation of curriculum and education services for up to 12 EBD students, K-3, within a self-contained classroom. Authors IEP’s, participates in educational meetings and works collaboratively with two classroom assistants. Will work the school year (DPS schedule) plus six weeks of the extended summer program.  Must have a valid Colorado Teaching Certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain).  Applicants must have a valid Colorado Driver’s license.  Competitive benefits include; Kaiser/Delta Dental, Vision, Pension options with employer match, EAP, and great training, resources, and strong team environment. Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for new employees. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Teacher – Language Arts

Will teach Language Arts class (rotations based on ability) to meet the educational needs of the middle/high school students with EBD and/or mental health concerns.  Authors IEP’s, participates in educational meetings and works collaboratively with two classroom assistants. Will work the school year (DPS schedule) plus six weeks of the extended summer program.  Must have a valid Colorado Teaching Certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain) and ability to teach secondary Language Arts.  Applicants must have a valid Colorado Driver’s license.  Competitive benefits include; Kaiser/Delta Dental, Vision, Pension options with employer match, EAP, and great training, resources, and strong team environment. Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for new employees. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Night Youth Treatment Counselors

Awake overnight position ideal for the night owl, student, or candidate needing  days free.  Works a Tuesday-Friday schedule responsible for the supervision and care of eight adolescents in a residential milieu. Does routine  housekeeping chores, enters data into the computer and conducts consistent bed checks. Implements the children’s  treatment plans and maintains a therapeutic and structured routine.  Works within the framework of Trauma Informed Care.  BA in a Human Service field or four years of equivalent working experience required.  All candidates must be over 21 years old and have a valid Colorado Driver’s license.  Tennyson Center for Children is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens on new employees.  To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors-Floats

Full time positions working a Sunday-Wednesday or a Wednesday-Saturday schedule throughout the residential program to gain experience with all ages 5-18 and milieus, prior to being assigned a unit. Is responsible for implementing treatment plans for children with multiple emotional and/or mental health concerns within a structured environment and to provide a therapeutic balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children.  Provides behavior management, therapeutic activities and the supervision and care for up to eight children in a milieu. Works within the framework of Trauma Informed Care.  BA in a Human Service field or four years equivalent work experience required.  Must have a current Colorado driver’s license (or ability to obtain).  Tennyson Center for Children is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for new employees. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Supervising Clinician-Day Treatment Services

Provides clinical, administrative and fiscal management of assigned day treatment projects and programming.   Responsible for the supervision of assigned therapists. Maintains oversight of the admissions process, course of treatment and transition/discharge planning for supervisees.  Will provide direct client contact each week, which may include carrying cases, providing weekly individual, group and family therapy.   Trains clinicians in the administration of assessments including the CANS and CCAR, supports PBIS implementation in the school and units, coordinates and oversees the clinical material for the classroom groups and facilitates meetings as assigned. Monday-Friday schedule. LCSW required. Must have three years’ experience with children, preferably EBD.  Must have excellent organization and management skills and demonstrated clinical focus and  knowledge of family systems theory. Tennyson Center for Children is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for new employees.  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.