Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Classroom Aide / 1X1 - Mt. Kisco, NY in Mount Kisco, New York

DEVEREUX ADVANCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Our Classroom Aide positions are located in Mt. Kisco, NY.

As a classroom Aide you'll be able to work 1x1 with students with developmental disabilities.

Our One to One Aides play an integral role in the success of Devereux NY. If you are interested in Special Education or Applied Behavior Analysis, either with experience in the social services/education, or the desire to gain experience you are on your way to having the opportunity to increase your real-world professional experience with an organization that is celebrating 100 years of service.

Devereux New York is seeking One to One Aides for our campus located in Millwood, NY. The campus is an applied behavior analysis school serving children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders ages 5-21.

The One to One Aide will oversee children and/or adults with autism and partner with these individuals to facilitate daily care, enhance personal development, foster self-esteem, and meet or exceed individualized goals for success.

The hours for this position are part-time. Compensation is commensurate with relevant experience and education.

As a One to One Aide you will:

  • Assist students in activities of daily living, including health and personal management, achieving educational goals, recreation and community integration

  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of consumers while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of behavior support plans.

Organization Profile:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.

We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit 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.

Additional Details:

The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners.

Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan.

Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage are available to FT employees.

*It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit package, visit

http://learn.devereux.org/benefits . In addition to these benefits we also offer a healthcare option through MVP here in New York.

And remember: Working at Devereux helps you qualify for loan forgiveness for both Direct and Federal Perkins Loans!!

For more information visit

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts

Relevant keywords: education, applied behavior analysis, ABA, behavior, autism, IDD, behavioral health interventions, child care, direct care, direct support, human services, mental health, mentor, psychology, social work, therapeutic.

Requirements

To qualify, we require our One to One Aides to:

    • Have a HS diploma/GED with one years of related experience.

Bachelor degree or Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.

    • Have a valid NY Drivers License.
    • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor
    • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

Physical Requirements : Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.**