Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Viera, Florida

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Special Education Teacher has its Advantages

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

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support

  • A chance to help children reach their full potential and achieve their goals

  • The rewards of seeing families improve and flourish with the services you referred them to

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Located in Viera, FL, this position is responsible for:

  • Teaching Reading and Secondary Science in a small class size

  • Communicates course content clearly and effectively to students

  • Demonstrates mastery of subject matter

  • Providing intensive services to children and adolescents (6-17 years of age) within a four to six month treatment period

  • Comprehensive therapeutic approach in which service delivery is based on the individual needs of the client and their family

  • Clients have issues relating to emotional, behavioral, and psychological problems due to histories of physical abuse and/or sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, unresolved trauma or psychological conditions that hinder them from functioning in a family environment.

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 7,000 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.

Keywords: teacher, special education, education, classroom management, special needs students, mental health, mentor

Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year university

  • Florida Educator Certificate or current Status of Eligibility required.

Schedule:

  • Must be able to complete a two week new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am.to 5:00pm each day.

Other Requirements:

  • Minimim of three years experience working with Emotional Behavioral Disability students is

preferred .

  • Valid driver’s license.

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux 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.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE