Special Education Teacher

Employer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location
West Chester, PA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 30, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, Special Education Teacher
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Description

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, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux team! We are currently seeking 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

You will work with other dedicated education professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

  • Sign-On bonus $1,000

-A multi-disciplinary supportive environment - great for those new to the field!

-The opportunity to see different classrooms and work with children with various diagnoses.

-Teacher loan forgiveness eligibility

-A supportive teaching environment - small classes and small ratios.

-Staff throughout school use a strengths-based approach emphasizing positive behavioral supports.

- BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days).

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania Children's I/DD Services, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, provides a variety of assessment, treatment, and educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges. The overarching goal of Devereux CIDDS is to provide services to support the development of necessary skills so that each referred individual can maximize his/her potential and live as productive, socially connected, and personally fulfilled member of his or her community.

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.

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 visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

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Qualifications

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

Experience working with special needs individuals 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 5 days ago (11/25/2021 9:24 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-21201

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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