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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health General Education Teacher in Washington, Connecticut


The Glenholme School seeks an exceptional and passionate educator to join our faculty as a Teacher at our private boarding school. If you are dedicated to inspiring and guiding bright young minds in a transformative educational environment, we invite you to apply.

For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the General Education Teacher position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.

We are seeking a General Education Teacher for a year-round commitment with experience with children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Demonstrate a student centered approach to instruction

  • Participation in a reflective professional development process

  • Meeting the requirements of the IEP/ Treatment Plan process by contributing to a data-based present level of student performance, accommodations, modifications, transitional elements as well as any additional pertinent information based on the student’s needs

  • Development of IEP and/or Treatment Plan goals by collaborating across departments and all stakeholders

  • Creation of high-interest and engaging instruction aligned to state standards of instruction

  • Integrating multi-modality instructional approaches in lesson planning and delivery to meet the diverse learning style of students in the classroom

  • Prioritizing and promote a safe and secure environment for student learning through utilization of social emotional learning

  • Formally and informally collaborate with Teaching Assistants, Occupation/Speech Therapists, Social Workers, Nursing, Behavior Specialists and school leaders regarding student and teacher supports

  • Gathering and analysis of student performance data based on identified goals

  • Participation in Response to Intervention systems to support continued student growth

  • Implementing PBIS campus approaches (5:1 praise to corrective feedback ratio, focusing on skill development, utilizing varied approaches based on levels of student behavior) with a high level of fidelity

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Keywords: special education, SPED, teacher, substitute, long-term sub, secondary education, immediate, full time, paraprofessional, Lead Teacher, Assistant

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  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required (Master's preferred).

  • Connecticut Teaching certificate or eligibility to obtain a teaching certificate.

  • 3 years of experience within the field of education preferred.

  • Special education degree and experience 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.

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 week ago (5/25/2023 3:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-30887

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.