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Day School Teacher/Outpatient

Company: Newport Healthcare
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolecents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more.



Empowering Teens. Restoring Families


The Day School teacher oversees all aspects of the academic program with supervision and support from the Director of Education and the Program Director.  In collaboration with parents, teachers create an individualized academic plan in order for the adolescent to achieve stated goals.  Teacher must be able to oversee multiple students working at a variety of paces on various subjects.  Candidate must have previous classroom experience, proven ability to manage the classroom dynamics, and ability to build strong rapport with teens.   


Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate with schools to gather academic information about students
  • In coordination with families and the student, develop an individual academic plan for all students based on relevant academic information
  • When required, ability to coordinate with school to administer coursework in a timely manner
  • Provide daily and weekly assignment scheduling and support students in setting weekly goals
  • Monitor student progress
  • Provide individual instruction and academic support to students
  • Administer and grade assignments utilizing rubrics or assignment keys provided by APEX
  • Communicate behavioral, academic and attendance concerns to clinical staff
  • Work with clinical staff to devise appropriate interventions to address concerns with students
  • Participate in weekly Treatment Team meeting and work collaboratively with the clinical team
  • Send weekly email updates to parents
  • Complete weekly charting in electronic documentation system
  • Participate in weekly supervision meeting with Director of Education
  • Oversee math and science tutor including but not limited to providing direction, feedback and management
  • Collaborate effectively with direct care staff to maintain structure, supervision, and support of classroom and students
  • Ability to be flexible in a variety of circumstances and to problem solve and implement strategies/solutions effectively and swiftly
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working with students with auditory processing deficits, ADD/ADHD, reading comprehension difficulties, and short-term memory deficits a plus
  • Knowledge of various classroom management strategies, differentiated instruction and behavioral interventions
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret educational language and school transcripts.
  • Ability to define problems and set logical consequences.
  • Ability to make accommodations and modifications to student’s learning environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills. 

  • Candidate must have a valid Teaching Credential;
  • Special Education Credential and Masters Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of two years teaching experience in the 7th-12th grades. 
  • Candidate should have experience in teaching various types of students and ability to adjust their approach to meet the needs of all students.


    Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.  Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email for assistance.


For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Keywords: Newport Healthcare, Kirkland , Day School Teacher/Outpatient, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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