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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Job Coach - The Brandywine School in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania


Do you have experience working directly with adolescents or young adults with emotional support and behavioral heath diagnoses? 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.

Being a Job Coach at Devereux has its Advantages.

Devereux’s approved private schools offer high quality, innovative special education programs that work in tandem with families and school districts to ensure that students can return to their local schools and communities with the tools they will need to succeed. Children and young adults may come to Devereux as a day student, or as a part of residential treatment. Each student has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), which outlines goals for skill development and the best strategies by which the student can reach his/her goals. A multi-disciplinary team, including the individual’s parent(s) or guardian, regularly reviews the plan to discuss challenges, progress and adjustments to goals as appropriate. The Brandywine School offers education curriculum to children functioning at all grade levels. A multi-sensory educational strategy is used at all schools, employing traditional instruction, hands-on and independent learning, as well as technology, to individualize a student’s progress in all academic areas, particularly math and reading. The transition from school to career, and all of the necessary interrelated skills, are a main focus of the school program.

Payrate: $17.50 - $20.24 (based upon education and experience)

Shift: 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday

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

  • Great time off benefits and sick time

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription coverage for FT employees after 30 days of employment

  • 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.

Keywords: employment specialist, work trainer, job trainer, job counselor, DPACS Autism, Job Coach



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

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 3 weeks ago (8/31/2023 7:03 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-32482

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.