Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Viera, Florida

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Join Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being an Special Education Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages

As a full-time Special Education Teacher at our Devereux School, you will have the unique opportunity to make a real difference in the life of the special needs student, because your class size will be a maximum of 12 students per class. This position will be provided with a direct care professional staff in each classroom that will be under your supervision and assist you with all classroom projects and behavioral issues.

Teacher Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching all subjects in a small class size

  • Communicates course content clearly and effectively to students

  • Demonstrates mastery of subject matter

What type of School environment will I teach in?

  • Provides intensive services to children and adolescents (6-17 years of age) within a four to six month treatment period

  • Comprehensive therapeutic approach in which service delivery is based on the individual needs of the client and their family

  • Clients have issues relating to emotional, behavioral, and psychological problems due to histories of physical abuse and/or sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, unresolved trauma or psychological conditions that hinder them from functioning in a family environment.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents with facing significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Located in Viera, FL, this position is responsible for supporting a therapeutic environment, while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve.

Keywords: teacher, special education, education, classroom management, special needs students, mental health, mentor

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.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must be able to complete a two week new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am.to 5:00pm each day.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year university.

  • Minimim of three years experience working with Emotional Behavioral Disability students is

preferred .

  • Florida Educator Certificate

required.

Social Science (6-12) is

preferred .

  • Valid driver’s license.