Substitute Instructional Assistant / Paraprofessional - $18/hr

Employer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location
Reading, PA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 17, 2021

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Job Category
Administrator, Human Resources, Teaching, Substitute Teacher, Support Staff, Paraprofessional, Teaching Assistant / Aide
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Description

Are you ready to help youth feel better and in more control of their emotions? Do you want to learn how to be an amazing educational professional from our award-winning team?

If you answered YES, then consider joining The Center for Effective Schools team this August!

Being a Substitute Instructional Assistant at Devereux has its advantages

On an as-needed basis, you will work with middle school and high school students with emotional support (ES) needs within the Reading School District. Reporting to the Emotional Support Special Education Teacher, among other duties, this positionreinforces the instructional program by working with students in small groups or individually, monitoring student progress, supporting instructional practices, and performing other duties as assigned by the teacher.

The Center for Effective Schools (CES) is a non-profit research and training center dedicated to building the capacity of schools and other child-serving institutions to better serve children and adolescents with, and at risk for developing, emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). This mission is accomplished through training, consultation and applied research. The CES is a division of Devereux's Institute of Clinical and Professional Training and Research. Established in 1999, the CES is located in King of Prussia, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. From its inception, the primary focus of the organization was and continues to be addressing the needs of children with and at risk for EBD and their families by promoting effective practices, informed by scientific evidence, to improve lives. Learn more atwww.centerforeffectiveschools.org.

The CES utilizes an "indirect" service delivery approach whether working at the individual or systems level. The theoretical foundation of this work is based in applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support and, to the extent possible, delivered within a preventative or early intervening framework.

Keywords: Special Education, emotional support, education, middle school, high school, IEP, ES, paraprofessional, Autism, ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis, ASD, Teacher assistant, 1:1, teacher's aid, PA, educational assistant, substitue, sub

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree OR Credential of Competency OR 2 years postsecondary educational training required.
  • Working as an instructional assistant/paraprofessional in a special education classroom preferred.
  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate's understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 2 months ago (7/28/2021 4:47 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19171

Category Education

Position Type On-Call

Company

Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country.  We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

At Devereux, we are guided by our mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
623-594-9577
Location
2012 Renaissance Blvd
King of Prussia
Pennsylvania
19406
US
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