Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Certified ELA Teacher (grades 4th-8th and 6-12) in Kennesaw, Georgia


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1291 Stanley Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152

  • Current Copy of Certification Required

  • 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 applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, for the 2022-2023 Academic School year!

Being an English Teacher at Devereux 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; fewer state mandates.

  • Assignment of a teacher’s assistant to your classroom to help maintain the physical, emotional well-being and safety of all students.

  • Classrooms equipped with SMART boards and educational learning supplies.

  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness eligibility - clickhereto learn more.

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

  • Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options – learn more

We are currently seeking an English Teacher for the 2021-2022 Academic School year with experience teaching English/Language Arts in addition to areas of content, specifically, Math, Science and/or Social Studies, with a Special Education preference. Our classroom structure is designed to match students’ needs. Through an interdisciplinary approach, an individual plan is designed for each student. You will plan and implement therapeutic instructional programs for individuals served on campus who are living with emotional, mental and behavioral health challenges, under the direct supervision of the Principal.

Devereux Ackerman Academy is a school serving students in grades K-12. Ackerman Academy is accredited by Cognia (Formerly AdvancED). We provide a stimulating educational environment for children and youth while they are receiving the highest level mental health treatment. Our education personnel are highly qualified and certified by Georgia Professional Standards Commission. Many of our faculty and staff have multiple certifications to include Special Education and other content areas. Our classroom environment and instruction are designed to meet the needs of diverse learners.

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EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required; Masters degree preferred. GAPSC Certification - Certified Teacher in the field of English Middle required.

EXPERIENCE: Experience teaching English/Language Arts, as well as other various content (Math, Social Studies, Science preferred); Grades 4-8.Experience with Positive Behavioral Intervention and support strategies preferred. Previous experience working with children/adolescents with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or conduct disorders preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • 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.

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model; have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with behavioral differences.

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (6/14/2022 9:57 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-24022

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time