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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Job Coach- CARES School in Downingtown, Pennsylvania


Do you have experience working directly with adolescents or young adults with an autism diagnosis? Are you seeking a position that will assist young adults transition from school based programming to community and post education life/vocational skills?

If you answer YES to those questions, considering joining Devereux as a Job Coach at our CARES School located in Downingtown, PA.

Being a Job Coach at Devereux has its Advantages.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) Program, located in Downingtown, PA is an approved private school that serves up to 60 children, ages 5 through 22, with a diagnosis of Autism, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. We are currently seeking a Full Time Job Coach to work M-F 8:00am-4:00pm to provide supervision, direction, training and coaching within community based employment training sites to adolescents with Autism Diagnosis who are preparing to age out of the educational system.

Pay-rate: $17.50-$20.24/hr (based upon education and experience)

Shift: 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday (follows the school calendar)

Everyday as a Job Coach you will:

  • Directly supervise, train, and coach students within community-based employment training sites.

  • Work with students to achieve a level of accomplishment and productivity that allows for greater employment independence.

  • Act as a liaison between the employer/community based employment site and Devereux.

  • Work with a team to assess skills and level of functioning/participation

  • Document progress and involvement of students

  • Provide information and input based on level of participation, functioning and progress to goals

You will be Offered:

  • A multi-disciplinary and supportive educational environment

  • The opportunity to work with a variety of functioning levels within small classes and great teacher/student ratios

  • Clinical approaches to behavior management including interactions with BCBA's

  • Strong community connections for job/skill training opportunities


  • ASCEND - Career Accelerator Program

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments. Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care, in the environment best suited to the unique challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community.



EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in education, psychology, social work, or related field preferred. High school diploma required.

EXPERIENCE: Two years experience working with adolescents and young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or behavior disorders in a transition and employment setting preferred.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/17/2023 3:32 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-33890

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.