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Are you looking for a supportive teaching environment with low student-teacher ratios and the ability to make a significant impact on student outcomes? Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach, emphasizing positive behavior supports?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team! Devereux Brandywine School is searching for both Middle School and High School Teachers for the upcoming school year!
Being a Long Term Substitute Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Specialized training opportunities including Positive Behaviour Intervention Supports, Aimsweb Progress monitoring, Safe & Positive Approaches and IEP Writer
Growth and Development Opportunities include Act 48 Credits and Tuition Reimbursment for employees seeking to expand their expertise
We offer opportunities to serve on school committees, campus comitees and center wide opportunities that provide collegual work with other disciplines
The School setting offers a structured milieu where support is needed for students both academically and behaviorally.
Working in an educational setting can offer opportunities to work with residential staff, clinical staff, nurses and many other onsite staff. Frequent cisits from outside agencies and school districts offer multiple networking opportunities
The Brandywine program, located in Glenmoore, PA works with adolescent males who experience behavioral and psychiatric challenges and is currently seeking a Full-Time Special Education Teacher to provide educational services and instruction within emotional learning support classroom.
Specific responsibilities include:
Prepares lesson plans to include content and instructional goals, incorporating student knowledge and abilities and delineating available resources.
Instructs students in academic areas by engaging students in learning, using a variety of presentation techniques, teaching relevant content, providing specific and timely feedback to students, and assessing progress.
Utilizes appropriate and approved therapeutic interaction skills with clients
Provides guidance and direction to support staff by sharing information, delegating responsibilities, providing feedback and training, and engaging staff in planning and scheduling tasks and activities.
Adheres to professional responsibilities relative to certification and organizational and center best practices.
Effectively communicates student progress to parents/guardians and home school district, responds to parental concerns engaging the family in the instructional process.
Keywords: Special education, elementary education, secondary education, emotional, learning support teacher. para professional
Education: Bachelors degree in Education. PA Department of Education current teacher certification in any area
Experience: Experience with Emotional/Learning Support classroom strong preferred
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
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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;
Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Employee assistance / work-life balance program.
Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 4 weeks ago (10/1/2020 11:01 AM)
Requisition ID 2020-13904
Position Type Full-Time