31 Jan
Tennessee, Nashville , 37201 Nashville USA

DescriptionDo you want to help improve the lives of at-risk youth in your community?Do you want to join a team of people who are hard-working and want to help others?Do you want to build a career, while making a difference in the world?If this sounds like you, let’s talk! We’re hiring a Paraprofessional at Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center in Nashville TN, an affiliate of Rite of Passage. Our employees are dedicated and passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Joining our team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. ROP has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.What you’ll do:As a Paraprofessional you will serve as a staff member of the Education Department team. Primarily responsible for implementing and adhering to the principles of the Positive Organizational Culture and providing instructional services to students. The Paraprofessional reports to the Educational Resource Coordinator and/or the Principal and Assistant Principal.To be considered, you should have:· High school diploma, Bachelors preferred· Related experience working with at-risk youth.· Knowledge of: Instructional strategies and how they can be employed to deliver curriculum and assess student learning, various methodologies and research related to learning and working with at-risk, high-school youth.· Ability to: Establish a teaching rapport with students which results in student achievement in all program areas, collaborate with staff to assist in the delivery of curriculum and implement a team approach to working with students, learn and utilize computers in the overall function of performing required teaching duties, and accept additional tasks as assigned including flexible work schedule and extracurricular assignments.· Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years.· Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test.The Perks:· Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 90 days of employment.· Choice of supplemental benefits, including Short Term Disability and Life Insurance.· Eligible for 100% 401k match of up to 6% of your salary after 1 year of employment.· Paid Time Off that can be used as soon as it accrues.· Employee incentives including On-The-Spot Bonuses, Rams Bucks, and Longevity Awards.· Growth opportunities nationwide – we have 50 programs in 16 states!· Tuition Assistance.Apply today and help us make a difference!QualificationsBehaviorsPreferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest


Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work


High School or better

Licenses & CertificationsPreferred

Drivers License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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