Longterm Substitute Teacher Volunteer Opportunity


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

13 Pelham RoadLexington, MA 02421


About

At Pelham Academy, exceptional education and specialized trauma-informed treatment services go hand in hand. As part of the fully accredited Meadowridge family of schools, Pelham provides individualized treatment services to young women between the ages of 12 and 22 on a beautiful campus in the historic town of Lexington, MA. Many of our students come to us because they are struggling in traditional school settings due to issues such as past trauma, depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. Our supportive program allows students to continue their education in a safe, secure, and supportive environment in which they can learn and grow.

Pelham Academy uses comprehensive trauma specific models of treatment including the unique ARC treatment methodology, and works to ensure this treatment model is pervasive throughout all aspects of programming. Developed through the cutting edge work of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and his colleagues at the Trauma Center at JRI, these intensive, individualized treatment interventions feature tailored services designed with a single goal in mind: to provide our students with the skills, strength, resiliency and competencies necessary for a healthy, vibrant and meaningful future.

You can choose to participate in a variety of activities, including:

  • Demonstrate the ability to hold students to classroom behavioral expectations
  • Implement lesson plans designed by the permanent teacher
  • Be able to work flexible hours and provide classroom support on short notice
  • Work within a milieu where academic and social emotional goals of students are met simultaneously.

Skills

  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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