Part-time Mental Health Educator

The part-time mental health educator will be scheduled to speak to classes of middle school and high school students throughout the East Tennessee area.

  • 2 positions available in the East TN / Knox County Area
  • 1 position available in Northeast Tennessee
  • 1 position available in Southeast Tennessee

Essential Job Functions

  • Familiarity with program curriculum
  • Teaching mental health concepts to students
  • Interacting appropriately with students and school staff
  • Use PowerPoint slides and activities to engage students.
  • Administering pre-test, post-test, and other evaluation components to students and school staff
  • Providing schedule of availability to supervisor
  • Pick up and drop off materials needed to teach classes
  • Appropriately refer students to school counselor or crisis intervention services if needed


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in a mental health or social services field preferred (Associate’s degree required or in progress of completing Bachelor’s degree in relevant field)
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking or education
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Knowledge of mental illnesses and other mental health topics and ability to discuss and explain them to all ages of students
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to schools in East Tennessee
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check
  • Participation in curriculum training program
  • Availability for assignments typically lasting the entire school day (a typical school day usually lasts from 8 am – 3:30 pm). Mental Health Educator must be available for a minimum of two days per week for teaching

Compensation and Benefits

  • Hourly pay starting between $16 and $19 an hour dependent on education and experience
  • Mileage reimbursement at 62.5 cents per mile
  • Paid self-care days and up to an hour per week of paid time toward therapy
  • Flexible work schedule

Ideal candidate able and willing to work 2-4 full days (6-7 hours) per week

Interested candidates can submit resumes and cover letters to:

The Mental Health Association offers all services to eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin or disability.

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