Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Full-Time Substitute - CARES School in Fitchburg, Massachusetts


Are you an educational professional who wants to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs? If you have answered yes then

we would like to hear from you!

The Devereux CARES (Center for Autism Resources and Education Services) School in Fitchburg, MA is a small private special education school that supports students ages 5- 22 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, dual diagnoses, and social skills deficits. Our primary goal is to teach functional and pro-social skills that can be easily generalized to the student’s community and home. There is a strong emphasis on functional communication and skill acquisition using Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support. At The CARES School, students learn academic, social, daily living, and independent living skills, as well as community and vocational skill development. Students works in the community at Subway, Ron Bouchard’s Car Dealership, and The Gardener’s Spot.

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.

  • Assignment of a teacher’s assistant to your classroom to help maintain the physical and emotional wellbeing and safety of all students

  • Unique programs that go beyond basic academic curriculum, such as: animal care therapy, yoga, life-skills, and more

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More:


  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Valid Drivers License

  • At least 1 year of experience in relevant environments with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support Strategies preferred

  • MASS DESE Certified or eligible to get in future, required

  • Please provide your license number when applying.

  • Experience with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support strategies required.

  • Massachusetts’s DESE Certification, or in process for DESE Certification in moderate disabilities preferred; will consider content certification or Bachelor’s Degree with intent to obtain licensure.

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.

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/9/2023 4:07 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-29127

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.