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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

Mail resume or completed application to the appropriate campus below. 

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

 

Anniston Preschool- Teacher Assistant
Interested individuals should contact Aimee Spruill at (256)770-7323 or
aspruill@learning-tree.org

The position will assist classroom teacher with classroom duties, which include but are not limited to: implementing lesson plans, promoting engagement, foster sharing and turn taking, collect data for toileting, behavior and daily notes, maintain cleanliness of classrooms and bathrooms. Follow specific procedures for behavioral strategies. Maintain confidentially of students.

Training will be provided to ensure consistency of procedures taught in the classroom setting.  CPR and First Aid training will also be provided.

Qualifications:  Must be 21 or older; comply with DHR minimum standards, including a current TB test and background check.  One year of work experience with children ages 2 – 6, with experience with special needs children in a classroom setting. Must be physically healthy to maintain engagement with children.

 

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

 

Residential Support Supervisor

The Residential Support Supervisor is responsible for monitoring residential services for 3-4 group homes. The Residential Support Supervisor ensures resources and staffing are available for the provision of the services in their group homes. In addition, this individual will be responsible for observing the implementation of services and giving feedback to their group home staff.

Qualifications:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, in psychology, sociology, education, or related field preferred; experience with individuals with behavioral, emotional, or cognitive challenges; good driving record preferred.

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.