Youth Education Specialist

EDUCATES LLC - Milwaukee, WI

Full-time

Educates, LLC is looking for a caring and hard-working education professional to join our team of trusted teachers and caregivers. Educates, LLC (contracted with Milwaukee Wraparound) provides a variety of support programs for youth, young adults and their families who are working through behavioral, emotional and cognitive challenges. Our goal at Educates, LLC is to provide exceptional care and support to both our clients and their families through a variety of proven techniques and strategies. We work with multiple agencies and organizations to serve a wide and growing population of individuals and families in need.

We are currently experiencing tremendous growth and are in search of qualified candidates who have a passion for teaching and serving others.

Requirements:

  • Patience and an ability to demonstrate sensitivity toward both the clients and their family members is essential;
  • A current valid teaching license for the state of Wisconsin is required
  • Completed Bachelors Degree in fields related to youth counseling, education, psychology or social work
  • At least 2+ years' experience working with children with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities is preferred, but not required.
  • Competitive compensation provided, commensurate with experience. This is an opportunity as an independent contractor for Educates, LLC.

As a service provider, some of your duties may include:

  • Providing services to clients focusing on basic skills, such as reading, writing, math and study strategies.
  • Teaching and reinforcing behavioral strategies impacting learning, studying and school functioning.
  • Creating an individualized support plan of care for each client. Plans identify specific learning objectives, timeline for completion and method of measurement.
  • Review of individualized support plans on a monthly basis with the client and family members.
  • Completing all forms and reporting tools as required by law to ensure proper and thorough care of clients.

Please Note: Because we are working with children, safety is our top priority. All candidates should expect to complete a criminal background check if selected to move forward for consideration.

This position gives you the freedom and flexibility to create your own schedule and work with youth in a one on one setting delivering focused, quality care.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Childcare: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

License:

  • Teaching License in the state of Wisconsin (Required)