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Part-time Mental Health Educator

Position Overview

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.

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 Director of Education and Outreach
  • Pick up and drop off of materials needed to teach classes
  • Appropriately refer students to school counselor or crisis intervention services if needed


  • At least a BA/BS in a mental health or social services field preferred
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Knowledge of mental illnesses 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)


Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@mhaet.com. Expected start date is January 2020.

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