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TUMWATER, WA | Full Time

Job Description


Fairfax Behavioral Health is a private, free-standing mental health hospital that specializes in psychiatric and detox treatment. We strive to meet and respond to the needs of our community by offering a continuum of care and evidenced-based programs in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, Washington.


$10,000 Sign On Bonus - Northwest School of Innovative Learning, is a behavioral, therapeutic and academic learning program that helps meet the academic, special education, and behavioral health needs of students with locations in Olympia, Redmond and Tacoma, Washington.


We are currently seeking  forward thinking and talented  Special Education Certified Teachers at our Tumwater location, to play a key role in helping to build a dynamic employee culture where employees are engaged and find long-term success.  


The Teacher educates students and administers policies and procedures relating to all phases of education in accordance with current state and federal special education standards.  In addition, the Teacher is responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising individualized direct care, educational group services, and activities for each assigned student or group.  The position defines and implements education and behavior goals as a member of the academic team.  As an active member of the team, this position provides continuous individualized student care, observation, interaction, documentation, and role modeling to students while under the direct supervision of the School Supervisor. Our Teachers are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for personal and Corporate Service Excellence Standards.


Fairfax Behavioral Health offers comprehensive benefits such as:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan 
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Education Assistance
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment


If you are interested in working with an exceptional team, please apply directly through our website Fairfax Behavioral Health and apply through the Careers tab.


What do our current employee value at Fairfax Behavioral Health and UHS?


Our team at Fairfax strives to improve the status quo surrounding mental health by providing quality care and treatment through inpatient and outpatient services. At Fairfax Behavioral Health, we remove stigmas by building bridges and awareness within our community. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the members of our community dealing with behavioral health challenges. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.  


One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. UHS is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.


Education: Bachelor's Degree or higher in education or related field. Masters Degree in Special Education preferred. 

Experience: Two (2) years as an instructor in a Special Education classroom, preferred.

License: Valid teaching credential with an endorsement in Special Education is preferred.

Additional Requirements:   Successful completion of CPR and First Aid certification. Successful completion of Handle With Care (HWC) and verbal de-escalation training.  Successful completion of orientation training.  May be required to work flexible hours. May require some travel.