If Teaching and helping other educational staff to succeed is your passion, then you’ll enjoy the Head Teacher position at Devereux's Center for Autism Research and Education Services. Here’s your chance to not only make a difference in the lives of your students, but to also coach and mentor other professionals to success!
Being a Head Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Great work schedule M-F 8-4:30pm
Research and Evidenced Based Educational practices
Clinical Support and Expertise
-Small Classroom sizes
Devereux's CARES provides educational services for children with Autism. Located in Downingtown PA, this position is responsible to assist in the development and implementation of the administration of the school program, as well as provide support and supervision to educational staff within secondary education classrooms.
Keywords: SPED, teacher, special education
EDUCATION: B.S. degree in Special Education and current Instructional I or Instructional II PA special education certification .
PA Educational Supervisory Certificate (or demonstrated progress toward the attainment of said certificate) required.
EXPERIENCE: Three years teaching experience. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience
with data collecting/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the
position). Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and multi-task, to maximize efficiency. Excellent oral and written
communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adhere to
established guidelines. Valid driver's license must be maintained.
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 welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - 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, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2018-3564
Position Type Full-Time