Teacher — Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Lincoln

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is now accepting applications for a Science Teacher or Social Studies Teacher at our Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Lincoln.  DHHS Teachers provide critical support and learning opportunities to high-acuity youth – their needs are often significant, complex, and vary from student to student.

Do you feel a call to serve vulnerable Nebraskans? Are you a compassionate, results-driven professional and want to help children and families and your community? If so, apply today!

What we can offer you:
•    Stable Employment Opportunity
•    Continuous Learning Opportunities, including LinkedIn Learning courses
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Excellent Retirement Plan
•    Comprehensive Benefits Options
•    Consistent Work Schedule M-F 7:45-3:45; no Conference days required

The State of Nebraska also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, and retirement benefits; learn more here! https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/benefits.html

Hiring rate of position: Based on the SCATA contract
Location of position: Kearney, NE
Work schedule: M-F, 7:45A -3:45P


In this role, the selected candidates will:

  • Develop and implement both group and individual lesson plans for daily learning experiences
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
  • Assigns and grades class work and homework; prepares, administers, and grades tests.
  • Establishes and implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
  • Maintain professional communication with administration and facility administrators and leaders Oversee classes for high acuity youth ages 14-18.
  • Additional duties may include, but not limited to, escorting students, community projects, and collaborative projects with other faculty / staff members.
REQUIREMENTS: A current Nebraska Teaching Certificate with at least a 7-12 endorsement. DHHS will consider candidates that are elementary endorsed and willing to pursue a 7-12 endorsement. Transition to Teach candidates are welcome to apply.
•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
•    Previous classroom teaching experience in the field preferred
•    Knowledge of NE State Standards
•    Teaching experience with at risk youth is beneficial, but not a requirement. Classroom Management will be essential for the optimal learning opportunity.


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Additional Information

Hiring rate of position: Based on the SCATA contract
Location of position: Lincoln, NE 

Contact Information

Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Lincoln

1200 Radcliff St
Lincoln, Nebraska 68512

LaDene Madson
(p) (308) 390-0214

How to Apply

Apply at https://statejobs.nebraska.gov