The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for a Classroom Teacher to serve the Chance Girls Home. The Classroom Teacher is responsible for educational curriculum and implementation at the group home.

  • Instruct in all curriculum areas
  • To maintain standards of conduct and enforce discipline as needed
  • To report the progress of all students regularly
  • To cooperate with other staff members in implementing the total treatment program
  • To work toward achieving the goals of the transitional school
  • To supervise the teacher’s assistant when they are working with students
  • To serve as a member of the placement team in determining educational placement
  • Give educational tests and give reports to the staffing team
  • Other duties as assigned.

Necessary Skills/Capabilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • detail-oriented
  • May be required to sit for prolonged periods
  • Ability to multitask
  • Function and complete job duties within an office environment
  • Experience in working with adolescents
  • Such alternative or additional qualifications are appropriate or acceptable
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Function and complete job duties independently as assigned
  • Valid Tennessee driver’s license
  • Complete extensive background checks and fingerprinting
  • Pass a TN DOT physical, unless otherwise identified.


The successful applicant will possess a valid Tennessee Teacher License as a Highly Credentialed Special Education Teacher, grades 7-12 and also hold any below Licensure Endorsement:
• 460 SPED Modified K-12
• 461 SPED Comprehensive K-12
• 145 Interventionist

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to

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