Caribbean Mountain Academy is a Christian therapeutic boarding school and residential treatment center for at-risk teens. The school offers year-round enrollment to English-speaking teenagers in crisis (Age 13 – 17). The property was purchased in 2012 and has since been owned & operated by Crosswinds Counseling.

Caribbean Mountain Academy offers a wide variety of opportunity that aims to unify families and turn today’s struggling teens into tomorrow’s leaders. Program highlights include, accredited academics with opportunities to recover lost credits, family and individual counseling, service projects in the local community and adventure activities only found on a Caribbean Island.

Mar 18, 2020
The Lead Teacher will be responsible for working with selected youth at Caribbean Mountain Academy (CMA) to improve their skills and education. Within these responsibilities, a Lead Teacher will represent Jesus Christ through servant leadership by utilizing and implementing biblical precepts, scripture, and prayer into daily life and teaching. This will require consistent pursuit of God through interpersonal relationships, accountability, consistent church attendance, and daily personal devotionals. Responsibilities Teach students using CMA approved curriculum or computer software Plan and organize instruction to achieve general and course outcomes based on student's ability Provides effective instruction using a variety of strategies which bring about desired student outcomes Organize and manage the classroom environment to maximize learning. Demonstrate effective communication skills with students, supervisor, and other Crosswinds staff Implement a learning plan for each student Process a student's transition back to his/her home school and/or graduation Examples of Tasks: Provide classroom instruction when appropriate Provide opportunities for residents to present their work Utilize the educational computerized software in teaching Research educational needs for each student Work with home school for transcripts and graduation requirements   Qualifications: Personal relationship with Christ References attesting to lifestyle consistent with Christian faith Bachelor's Degree in education Two years teaching experience Applicable teaching license from State agency Must pass all background checks Exceptional people skills Problem-solving skills  
Crosswinds Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic Full time