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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Cosmetology Instructor - Mount View Youth Services Center in Lakewood, Colorado


Are you interested in an opportunity to use your creativity?Do you want to be a key contributor in creating a diverse vocational program? Interested in making a difference in the futures of youth? Here’s your chance to be the CTE/Vocational Instructor for the Devereux team in providing integrated services at Mount View Youth Services Center(MVYSC).

Devereux staff will work at the Mount View Youth Services Center (MVYSC) located at 7862 West Mansfield Parkway in Lakewood, CO. MVYSC is a secure, co-ed multi-purpose facility operated by the CDHS Division of Youth Services (DYS). The strategic goal of DYS is to operate healthy trauma-responsive organizational environments as demonstrated through prosocial, safe, and non-violent interactions. Devereux staff will be integrated into the environment and work collaboratively to build and maintain safe and trauma responsive environments.

Being a Cosmetology Instructor at Devereux has its Advantages

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

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective

  • The opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment, with an incredibly supportive team

  • The chance to further develop your professional skills

  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

  • A comprehensive benefit package

  • Student tuition assistance

The CTE Instructor will assess student interests, aptitudes, vocational and employability skills and interests. Ensure Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Post-Work-Force Readiness (PWR) courses are in place which provide meaningful vocational programming, meet documented labor force needs, and which may be taught on computers or through hands-on, project-based programming. Assist students with hands on skill development, project based programming, exploring career options through attendance at job fairs, access to the Colorado Workforce Center resources, career research online, providing guidance on options and process for applying to college or trade schools, and hands on work experience training in various established work sites. Classroom programming shall include ACT/SAT preparation, online career and technical training, applying for and attending college courses or trade schools, resume preparation, interviewing skills, job search techniques, interpersonal communication skills, appropriate workplace behavior, harassment, and other workplace policies. Partner with area community college programs.

Keywords: intructor, professor, teacher, coach, vocational, CTE, cosmetology, barber, visual arts, graphic design, food service, instructional technology


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a field of study related to the work assignment.

  • Valid Initial or Professional Teacher License, and a CTE license or endorsement in barbering or cosmetology.

  • Ability to be approved as an adjunct professor in the Colorado Community College system highly preferred.

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Experience with secondary urban youth, culturally responsive teaching, and trauma informed classroom practices preferred.

Company Overview

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 2 weeks ago (4/29/2021 4:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-17504

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time