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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.

Special Education Elementary Teacher – Grades, 3-5

Responsible for the development and implementation of the identified educational/therapeutic services to meet the needs of children assigned to a self contained Elementary classroom.  Provides educational and treatment programming and participates in the oversight of two Youth Treatment Counselors in the classroom. Authors IEP’s and participates in meetings.  Works the school year plus six weeks of summer school
B.A. from an accredited university. Must have a valid Colorado teaching certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain). Previous related teaching experience highly preferred.  Teachers who possess a valid Colorado Teacher Certificate without the special education endorsement must complete the TTE (Temporary Teaching Eligibility) as required by state regulations. Applicants must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Clinician-Residential SSU

Responsible for providing family, individual and group therapy as well as case management and working with treatment teams. Coordinates case services with referring agencies, collaborative contacts and school staff. Facilitates intakes and admissions into the SSU and screens referral calls. Provides groups and participates on the rotating crisis pager. Works with the younger children.  Reports to the Supervising Clinician, LPC.

Master’s Degree required, must be license eligible and registered on DORA, licensure preferred.  Family systems orientation and strong organizational skills required. Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org


Clinician –Community Based Services 

Provides home based family therapy, individual therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within the Tennyson Center continuum. This position will work primarily with families with a child transitioning back into the home following an ED or hospitalization stay. Will work approximately 1-3 weeks with the family developing a return home safety plan and plans for further clinical services. Participates in the assessment with families, referral sources and Admissions dept.   Reports to the Director of Community Based Services.  

Master’s Degree required, must be license eligible and registered on DORA, licensure preferred.  Family systems orientation and strong organizational skills required. Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Night Youth Treatment Counselors

Awake, direct care position responsible for the nightly supervision and therapeutic care of children within the residential units. Performs routine cottage housekeeping chores, consistent bed checks and implementation of a therapeutic milieu. Ability to provide a balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children and ability to follow individualized treatment programming. Works within the framework of Trauma Informed Care. Several schedules available. Requires a BA in a Human Service related field or equivalent verifiable work experience. Must have a valid Colorado driver's license. Previous inpatient or crisis treatment experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.  Great position for candidates needing their days free or as position to gain additional experience before moving to days shifts (within six months). To Apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

On-Call Youth Treatment Counselor

Responsible for implementing treatment and educational plans for children with multiple emotional and behavior problems in a structured environment.  Will provide a therapeutic balance of nurturing and limit-setting, demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children. Will implement behavior management as outlined in the TCI training within the Relationship Based Model.    Flexible, on-call hours available. Must pick up a minimum of 18 hours per month in 2-3 shifts. Must be able to attend a Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00 initial TCI Training offered monthly at Tennyson Center. Also must attend a full-day New Staff Orientation. On-call staff are required to complete 20 hours of annual training hours, offered at Tennyson Center.  Reports to the Residential Milieu Supervisor.
Position Specifications:
B.A. in a Human Service field or four years equivalent work experience required.   Must have a current Colorado driver’s license (or ability to obtain).  Must actively participate in achieving the Center’s mission through focusing on common values and implementing guiding principles and philosophy.
Physical & Mental Requirements:
Ordinary talking, hearing, vision; must be able to perform TCC-sanctioned physical containments and holds.  Alertness, auditory discrimination, problem-solving, memory, concentration, judgment, reasoning, initiative, patience, visual discrimination, ingenuity, conflict resolution, persuasiveness, creativity, and written and verbal communication skills.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.