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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Lead Special Education Teacher-Mapleton in Malvern, Pennsylvania


Are you looking for an opportunity to support teachers in an 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 Lead Teacherl!

Being a Lead Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages

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

S i gn-On Bonus= $2,000

  • 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 servce 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

  • 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 Malvern, 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.

This is a 12-month position specializing in evidence-based practices, assessments, and interventions; lesson planning and instructional delivery for students with disabilities.

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

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit

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


EDUCATION: PDE special education certification required. Bachelor's required, Master’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Successful teachingexperience working with students with emotional and behavioral challenges, experience in unit and lesson planning, experience in writing and implementing legally defensible IEPs, experiencing in administration of assessments and using data informed decision making.

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to administer CPR. Ability to administer first aid. Ability to properly restrainadolescent/adult clients. Ability to create and maintain a therapeutic milieu. Regularly requires walking, standing, stooping,bending, and pushing/pulling (1/2 to 3/4 of the workday). Seldom requires sitting. May require lifting up to 50 lbs. (1/4 - 1/2 ofthe workday). Requires repetitive wrist/hand movement (3/4 to 4/4 of the workday).Range of hearing and vision sufficient tooperate standard office machines and communicate with co-workers and stakeholders in person and via telephone.Free ofdependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances. Oftendrives a Devereux vehicle or van. Regularly works inside in areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated (1/2 to 3/4 of worktime). Some fluctuation in temperature. Also, regularly works outside. May work in wet conditions (<1/4 of work time).

Posted Date 1 month ago (8/17/2021 5:07 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19310

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time