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 Mapleton School, located in Malvern, PA is searching for a Certified Teacher in our High School!
Being a Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.
Sign-On Bonus= $2,000
Specialized training opportunities including Positive Behaviour Intervention Supports, 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 committees and center wide opportunities that provide 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 contacts 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.
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.
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 https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Keywords: special education teacher, SPED, teacher, school, education, behavioral health, children, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and an active Instructional I or II Pennsylvania teacher certification or eligible for Pennsylvania Instructional I certification.
EXPERIENCE : Special Education Teacher experience preferred
Posted Date 2 months ago (7/27/2021 2:50 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19142
Position Type Full-Time