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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Description

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, located in Glenmoore, PA is searching for a Certified Special Education Teacher in our High School!

Being a Special Education Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

Sign-On Bonus= $2,000

  • Specialized training opportunities including Positive Behavior Intervention Supports, Aimsweb Progress monitoring, Safe & Positive Approaches and IEP Writer.

  • Growth and Development Opportunities include Act 48 Credits and Tuition Reimbursement for employees seeking to expand their expertise.

  • We offer opportunities to service on school committees, campus comities and center wide opportunities that provide colloquial 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 on-site staff. Frequent visits from outside agencies and school districts offer multiple networking opportunities

  • BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days).

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS), located in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania,focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. Each year, more than 800 children and adolescents, ages six through 18, receive specialized care in the environment best suited to the challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to return to their home communities and become productive and positive forces within their neighborhoods.

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 and Mapleton Schools offer 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.

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.

Devereux Brandywine Programs, located in Glenmoore, PA provides psychiatric residential treatment and education services for adolescent males who experience behavioral and psychiatric 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.

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

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Keywords: special education teacher, SPED, teacher, school, education, behavioral health, children, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching

Qualifications

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires unvaccinated staff without a medical or religious exemption must receive the first dose of a two-step vaccine or a one-dose vaccine no later than January 27, 2022 and achieve full vaccination no later than February 28, 2022 . If you are already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and an active Special Education Instructional I or II Pennsylvania teacher certification or eligible for Pennsylvania Special Education Instructional I certification.

EXPERIENCE : Special Education Teacher experience preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques – upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches (S&PA) techniques.

Posted Date 2 months ago (3/21/2022 12:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-23286

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

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