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Education Specialist

Department: HopeWay at Oakhurst Commons - Adolescent Mental Health & Adolescent and Young Adult Eating Disorder Treatment


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Understanding/learning client needs through active listening techniques and questioning strategies Recognizing different learning styles and client preferences Designing differentiated learning goals Staying up to date with the school curriculum. Assisting clients with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks.
  •  Licensure/Certification: North Carolina teaching license.

Position Overview:

Provides a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where adolescents have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Provides a lesson plan by which classes are conducted. Works closely with families and the client’s current academic institution to ensure educational requirements are met.


  • Organizes and provides developmentally appropriate adolescent education programs; plans and implements curriculum and education for adolescents ranging in age from 12–17 years old.
  • Works closely with clients’ current teachers to ensure curriculum is meeting the requirements of the school.
  • Provides activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles.
  • Plans and prepares classroom setting; oversees safety and educational programs; supervises clients in the classroom; provides a supportive environment.
  • Interacts with parents and community groups; maintains open and cooperative communication with parents and families, encouraging their involvement in the program and supporting the family relationships.
  • Writes and compiles individual assessments of each client's development; completes daily inventories, attendance, and related reports.

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Compensation & Benefits:

We offer a 401K, as well as Medical, Dental, and Vision for regular, full-time positions.

About HopeWay:

HopeWay is a not-for-profit organization that provides best practice mental health care and education for adults and their families. We are located in Charlotte, NC.

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