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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Library Media Teacher in Red Hook, New York


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 either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS!! Brand new full time employees, or part time employees working 20 or more hours per week will receive this bonus.

Being a Library Teacher 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 and federal mandates

  • Assignment of teacher’s assistants to your classroom to help maintain the physical, emotional wellbeing and safety of all students

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

  • Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!

  • Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings!

  • A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located in Red Hook, NY, this position is responsible for implementing structured library/technology education program for developmentally disabled students and maintains the school library and student technology. The Library Teacher will evaluate literacy skills and learning disabilities by screening and testing all residents upon intake and/or staff referral in assigned unit. They will instruct assigned students (individually or in groups) in library and media skills necessary for development. In addition, they will evaluate students' levels of performance and communicate this information to the regularly scheduled teacher. The Library Teacher will maintain a classroom environment conducive to maximum academic and social learning by maintaining order and guiding students to socially appropriate behavior.

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

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  • Education: New York State Professional or Initial Certification as a Library Media Specialist. BA/BS required. Individual must possess or be working toward M.A. degree.

  • Experience: One year experience working with individuals with I/DD is preferred.

  • 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.

Posted Date 1 month ago (9/16/2021 5:36 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20010

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time