Special Education Teacher-Autism

Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 23, 2020

Are you looking for a supportive teaching environment with low student-teacher ratios and the ability to make a significant impact on student outcomes?

Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach,emphasizingapplied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux team! We are currently seek a Certified Special Education Teacher who is comfortable working with children with disabilities and with the team, helping those students in a functional classroom. This unique position at our approved private school in West Chester, PA is year round Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Being a Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages

We offer:

  • A multi-disciplinary supportive environment that includes Instructional aids in your classroom, BCBA's on site and allied servies to include Speech, PT and OT
  • A supportive teaching environment - small classes and small ratios
  • Parent and caregiver involvement
  • Fuctional Behavioral Assessments and behavior plans that are a key component of the student's IEP
  • Up to date educational materials and technical tools
  • Focus on life skills, communication and behavioral improvement/stability
  • Stable and consistent employer that offers generous time off and sick days.
  • Medical/dental/perscription coverage for FT employees after 30 days of employment

The Devereux Center for Autism Research and Education Services (CARES) is an educational program licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education that provides services to students, ages five to 21, diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. CARES provides an environment that focuses on teaching each student based on his or her unique strengths and needs. Programming is focused on increasing independence for each student.

Keywords: special education teacher, SPED, teacher, autism, autistic classroom, experienced teacher, school, education, behavioral health, children, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching, ASD, intellectual disability, behavior disorder, DBD, PBIS, PECTS, West Chester PA


Bachelor's degree in Special Education and Instructional I or II PA Certification required.

Experience working with special needs individuals preferred.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives - by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/23/2020 8:57 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-14223

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

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