Bilingual Paraprofessional

Employer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location
Westminster, CO, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, Bilingual Education / Dual Immersion Teacher, Support Staff, Paraprofessional
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Description

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

If you answered YES , then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Devereux will be opening a new program providing therapeutic residential care services for unaccompanied minors through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed, culturally-competent residential and educational services for these children, with intense supports for their social and emotional health. Each child's care is individualized to their needs, with a team of professionals providing consistent support through individual assessment and counseling, group counseling, medical and mental health services, behavior management, education and vocational services, and safety planning.

Devereux's ultimate goal is to ensure every child receives best-in-class services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey as well as to help them connect either to shelter or foster care, or to their sponsor.

Being a Bilingual Paraprofessional has many advantages

At Devereux, you will be a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, experts who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective
  • A group of like-minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health
  • The opportunity to become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies
  • Working environment that is collaborative with multidisciplinary team

The Bilingual Paraprofessional is responsible for maintaining a nurturing, trauma informed, therapeutic treatment environment that is conducive to healthy emotional growth among and between clients while assisting with academic instruction in multicultural, multilingual classroom. This position is responsible for implementing culturally responsive strategies and use teacher created lessons plans/activities. Responsible for performing appropriate behavioral management, providing therapeutic activities and programming in a manner consistent with orientation and ongoing trainings meeting Devereux, federal and state regulatory standards. The Bilingual Paraprofessional is part of multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for implementing individual's treatment objectives and goals as assigned by clinical team. This position provides education to individuals on everyday aptitudes and skills, creating an atmosphere of openness that facilitates learning and understanding of acculturation. The Bilingual Paraprofessional serves as a role model of behavior and attitude in supporting individuals' academic, social and vocational integration.

Hourly rate $17-21/hr

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Keywords: Paraprofessional, Teacher, Spanish speaking, special education teacher, SPED, school, education, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching, day school, private school, alternative school, bilingual, Spanish, ESL, TESOL, CLDE, math, mathematics

Qualifications

EDUCATION

High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor's degree or associate's degree in related field preferred. Certificate in English language learner or courses TESOL or ESL Certificate preferred.

EXPERIENCE

  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Minimum six months' experience in collaborative learning environment.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals, be energetic, organized, creative, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to be comfortable in multicultural and multilingual environment.
  • Ability to read and implement teacher created lessons plans/activities preferred

Posted Date 2 months ago (7/30/2021 7:25 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19209

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

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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