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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Red Hook, New York


Are you looking for a supportive teaching environment 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, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Special Education Teacher has its Advantages

As a Special Education Teacher at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Paid orientation.

  • Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.

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

  • 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 achieve long term goals.

You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you! Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND – the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k annually for undergraduate and $25k annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits! Learn more:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. The Special Education Teacher for Emotional Support develops and provides specialized instruction to students with emotional support (ES) needs, establishes a supportive learning environment, evaluates and assesses student progress relative to instructional objectives, provides guidance to support staff, and coordinates delivery of special education services in each student’s IEP. This position will be located in Red Hook, NY (Dutchess County).

Job Duties :

  1. Develops and implements Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students that include (a) present levels of educational performance, (b) special education needs, (c) instructional goals and objectives, and (d) specially designed instruction (SDI) and related services.

  2. Implements SDI that is research-based and intended to meet the goals and objectives of the student’s IEP.

  3. Assesses student progress, using both formative and summative evaluation, to determine the need for adjustments to the student’s IEP.

  4. Actively engages students in learning, using a variety of instructional techniques, teaching relevant content, and providing specific and timely feedback.

  5. Collaborates with and provides consultation to other educational professionals and community service providers (e.g., social workers, psychologists, medical providers) regarding the needs of the students.

  6. Provides consultation to classroom teachers and other support staff regarding classroom adaptations, instructional modifications, positive behavior support plans, and other instructional interventions to meet students’ needs.

  7. Employs and implements a classroom structure and routine to encourage student responsibility, cooperation, and mutual respect.

  8. Incorporates a function-based approach to address student behavior.

  9. Works collaboratively with and provides consultation to family members to promote consistency in addressing student behavior.

  10. Effectively communicates student progress to parents/guardians and responds to parental concerns engaging the family in the instructional process.

  11. Adheres to professional responsibilities relative to certification.

  12. Understands team goals and own role within the team. Supports team decisions and cooperates with others within and outside the team.

  13. Completes responsibilities as assigned under supervision, seeking assistance as needed. Takes accountability for outcomes of own work and ensures timely completion of assignments.

  14. Utilizes crisis physical intervention techniques appropriate to the setting and the degree of threat to the safety of the student and others.

  15. Maintains compliance with all training/learning requirements and takes initiative in seeking opportunities for professional growth.

Salary Range: (commensurate with education and experience)

Bachelors with NYS Initial Certification: $56,975 - $62,102

Masters with NYS Initial Certification: $58,000 - $63,220

Masters with NYS Permanent/Professional Certification: $61,200 - $66,708



EDUCATION : Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Master’s degree in Special Education preferred. NY Special Education Teacher certification required .

EXPERIENCE : Previous Special Education Teacher experience required, will also consider student teaching experience.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 month ago (5/15/2024 5:21 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-37350

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.