Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Teacher Assistant- Autism Classroom in West Chester, Pennsylvania


Are you interested in enriching the lives of children with special needs? Do you have a passion working with children and enjoy the classroom environment?

At Devereux as a Teacher Assistant you will impact the individuals you are working with by unlocking their full potential on a daily basis and support their growth in the classroom.

Every day as a Teacher Assistant you will....

  • Ensure the individuals you are working with are safe

  • Engage in classroom activities that support the classroom teacher and educational curriculum being delivered

  • Address and redirect inappropriate behavior of individuals you are working with in the classroom setting

  • Implement educational plans, goals, and objectives

You will be offered:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Opportunities to teach youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period

  • Consistent schedule of Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives.

Keywords: TA, Classroom Aide, Para, Teacher Assistant, Instructional Coordinator, IDD/Autism, DPACS



EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in Special Education preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or behavior disorders

Preferred. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzing platforms

(Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position). Strong organizational skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks

simultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines. Valid driver's license must be maintained.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

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. Learn More:

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 3 weeks ago (3/9/2023 10:00 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-29548

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

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.