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Live-In Teaching Parent Couple

Company: Hope Ranch of Missouri
Location: Sullivan
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Full-time Teacher Parent Couple to join our team in enriching
the quality of life for youth utilizing the Teaching Family Model. Our Teaching
Parent Couple will live in one of our brand-new Hope Ranch homes with six
youth.SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:The Family Teacher Couple is responsible for the care and monitoring of up to six youth
in a Teaching Family home in accordance with the Teaching Family Model (TFM)
Standards and Code of Ethics and Missouri Residential Licensing Regulations. Staff will
work with youth utilizing the Teaching Family Model offered by the Hope Ranch of
Missouri in accordance with the policies and practices of the organization, the ethical
and social consciences of business and society and all applicable laws, regulations and
administrative rulings associated with a non-profit organization. Teaching Family Model training will be provided with the opportunity to obtain Teaching Family Model Professional Certification.DESCRIPTION: Involvement in the implementation of treatment goals and day-to-day care. Create an environment of "no restraint" youth empowerment. The Full-time
Family Teacher Couple will be proficient in identifying and implementing
appropriate verbal de-escalation techniques as trained in the Teaching Family
pre-service workshop and/or prescribed in the individualized behavior support
plans to reduce/eliminate the need for physical restraint. Model and teach youth general social skills, self-care (i.e. personal hygiene to
include bathing, brushing teeth, grooming, care of clothing/personal
belongings), and self-maintenance (i.e. room care, household chores, meal
preparation). Establish and maintain meaningful positive relationships through the use of
quality components (i.e. pleasant, warm, supportive, non-verbal demeanor and
voice tone). Provide a daily structured routine that includes extra-curricular activities in and
outside of the home (i.e. school, campus, and community events) to promote
healthy habits based on youth s developmental needs. Implement the Teaching Family Model as trained, consulted, and evaluated. Administer medications according to agency policy. Document and maintain
accurate medication logs. Maintaining and documenting regular communication with parents, caseworkers,
teachers, agency personnel, and others who are directly or indirectly involved
with the youth s treatment and care. Submit all required paperwork on time and
in a complete and organized condition, meeting or exceeding all licensing
requirements (including behaviors support plans, progress notes and logs).REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21. Have a minimum of a high school diploma Be able to pass an extensive background check Be able to pass a physical and drug screen Successfully complete TFM training Must be dependable regarding work schedule and punctuality. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain
objectivity, fairness, and consistency. Assertive, flexible, team-oriented, and able to maintain a high degree of
confidentiality. Willing to travel and stay overnight. Empathy for the goals and practices of a childcare agency. Must hold a valid driver s license and be able to be insurable by Hope Ranch of
Missouri s insurance carrier. Ability to become CPI certified and efficient in the use of Teaching Family Model.
Have sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of Hope
Ranch of Missouri s youth. Experience working with adolescents is preferred but not required.EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: 5 days of work per week with 2 days off each week.Job Type: Full-timePay: $65,000.00 per year

Hope Ranch of Missouri in Stanton, Missouri is a residential treatment center for youth (ages 6-19) with emotional and behavioral problems due to abuse and neglect. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, non-denominational, Christian organization. The Hope Ranch of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more at:

Keywords: Hope Ranch of Missouri, Columbia , Live-In Teaching Parent Couple, Other , Sullivan, Missouri

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