Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

Job Category:

Education

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

06793

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Special Education Teacher

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Washington, Connecticut

Posted: 11/15/2018

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 strength-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?

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

Being a Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

-Teacher Loan Forgiveness eligibility - click here to learn more.

-Greater autonomy and flexibility with teaching plans, few state mandates

-Classrooms equipped with SMART boards and educational learning supplies

-Unique programs that go beyond basic academic curriculum, such as art therapy, animal care therapy, yoga, drama life-skills and more

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourettes, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, this position is responsible for providing various level of support, instructions and supervision appropriate to each students' cognitive, emotional, social and psychological development based on an assessment of each students' abilities, strengths, potential and learning style.

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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Still paying off student loans? Being employed as a teacher at our Devereux School could make you eligible for the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.

Click here to see why we are a great place to work! http://benefits.devereux.org.

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This position will also include one weekend shift per month working with students in the residential program and extra-curricular activities, with one compensating weekday off.

Bachelor's degree in education with SPED certification.

Experience with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support strategies required.

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