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 to either of these questions, then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.
Teaching has its advantages
As a Devereux teacher, you will work with other dedicated education professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Greater autonomy and flexibility with teaching plans; fewer state mandates
Assignment of a teacher’s assistant to your classroom to help maintain the physical, emotional wellbeing and safety of all students
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
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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, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.*
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits.
Did you know Devereux is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program?
If you become a Devereux employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness – click here for more details: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
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.
We employ more than 7,000 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 outstanding employees
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers challenging and exciting work that positively impacts the lives of thousands of individuals, their families, and the community, each year. Our employees – especially those who work directly with the individuals in our care – are this organization’s most valuable resource.
At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, our employees are proud to live and demonstrate our organization’s mission: to unlock and nurture human potential for people with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
*Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
To qualify, we require:
Texas Teachers Certified
Bachelor degree in relevant field and state special education certification preferred.