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The Learning Tree seeks mature, dedicated and highly dependable individuals to help enhance the quality of life for children, ages 2-21, with developmental disabilites. The children we serve have cognitive delays as well as unique and challenging behaviors. 

Employee benefits offered are:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health insurance
  • Employer matching retirement plan
  • Liberal leave package

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Mobile Campus

The Learning Tree, Inc.
PO Box 1306
Semmes, AL 366575
Attention: Michelle Winstead
or email mwinstead@learning-tree.org
or pick up an application packet at
5451 Able Court, Mobile, AL 36693

Jacksonville Campus

The Learning Tree, Inc.
PO Box 908
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Attention: Steven Spoon
or email sspoon@learning-tree.org

Tallassee Campus

The Learning Tree, Inc.
PO Box 780639
Tallassee, AL 36078
Attention: Ramona Heil-Norris
or email rheil-norris@learning-tree.org

Jacksonville Campus

Individuals interested in Jacksonville positions should contact Steven Spoon at (256) 447-9349 Ext.128 or sspoon@learning-tree.org

Teacher                           

Working under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Educational Services (CES), the position of Teacher shall include, but is not limited to the following responsibilities: development of Individualized Education Plan (IEP), preparation of quarterly reports on objectives contained in IEP, preparation and implementation of lesson plans from selected content areas in various curricula, implementation of behavior development plans as developed by Instructional Supports Review Committee (ISRC), supervision of Teacher Assistants in classroom, and other duties.

Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or B.S. in Education with current enrollment in Special Education; current certification in Special Education. Non-Special Education certification accepted with stipulation that Special Education certification be obtained within two years.

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 Residential Instructor                           

Working under the supervision of the Lead Residential Instructor (LRI) and Residential Support Supervisor (RSS), the position of Residential Instructor (RI) provides support for individuals in the home environment.

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Residential Instructor-Weekend                                             

Working under the supervision of the Lead Residential Instructor-Weekend (LRI-W) and Residential Support Supervisor-Weekend (RSS-W), the position of Residential Instructor Weekend (RIW) provides support for individuals in the home environment.

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Teacher Assistant                                                                       

Working under the direct supervision of the Lead Teacher, and Lead Teaching Assistant (LTA), the position of Teacher Assistant (TA) provides support for individuals transitioning to and from the classroom environment as well as predominately providing support during the school day.

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Mobile Campus

Individuals interested in Mobile positions should contact Michelle Winstead at (251) 649-4420 Ext. 1207 or mwinstead@learning-tree.org

Instructional Support Specialist

The Instructional Support Specialist is responsible for development and implementation of behavior support plans based on the principles of behavior analysis. This individual will be conducting direct and indirect assessments to develop these plans. The Instructional Support Specialist works closely with a team including members of the residential and education departments to ensure behavior plans are implemented with integrity.

Qualifications: Minimum of Master’s degree in psychology or education, certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst given preference; minimum of one year’s experience

Residential School Teacher

The Teacher is responsible for delivering education services for a group of students (7-21 years old) served by The Learning Tree, Inc. The teacher position ensures lesson plans, resources, and staffing are available for the provision of educational services for their classroom. This individual will be responsible for completing required annual assessments, and they will be expected to maintain all documentation required by the State Department of Education. Teachers at The Learning Tree, Inc. work closely with a team including members of the residential and behavioral departments to meet the educational and behavioral needs of students.

Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in special education or B.S. in Education with current enrollment in special education; current certification; good driving record preferred.

Preschool Teacher (2 Positions)

The Preschool Teacher is responsible for delivering education services for a classroom of preschool students (2 ½-5 years old) served by The Learning Tree, Inc. The Preschool teacher position implements, develops, and maintains records for the Individual Education Plans. Preschool teachers at The Learning Tree, Inc. work closely with a team to meet the educational and behavioral needs of students. This position will be responsible for supervising teacher assistants and volunteers working with their class.

Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in special education or B.S. in education with current enrollment in special education; current certification; good driving record preferred.

Tallassee Campus

Individuals interested in Tallassee positions should contact Ramona Heil-Norris at
(334) 225-0025 Ext. 105 or rheil-norris@learning-tree.org

Preschool Director

The Learning Tree, Inc. is looking for a Director for The Little H.A.P.I.E. Tree Preschool located in Auburn, AL. The Little H.A.P.I.E. Tree Preschool is a program of The Learning Tree, Inc. in partnership with Auburn City Schools. It is an inclusive preschool program for students age 3-4. Primary focus is on teaching readiness and prerequisite skills to prepare children for primary school.

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Preschool Teacher

The Learning Tree, Inc. is looking for a teacher at The Little H.A.P.I.E. Tree Preschool located in Auburn, AL. The Little H.A.P.I.E. Tree Preschool is a program of The Learning Tree, Inc. in partnership with Auburn City Schools. It is an inclusive preschool program for students age 3-4. Primary focus is on teaching readiness and prerequisite skills to prepare children for primary school.

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Residential Instructor (Multiple positions available for evening, weekend, and overnight)

The Residential Instructor assists students in completing daily activities, implementing behavior support plans (including crisis procedures), and following instructional lesson plans in the group home setting. Also, the Residential Instructor ensures the student’s needs are met including health, hygiene, and nutrition. Along with assisting in the group home, this individual supervises students on community outings. It is their responsibility to maintain safety and cleanliness of the group homes.

Qualifications: Minimum of a high chool diploma; good driving record preferred.