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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Bilingual Teacher's Aide in West Deptford, New Jersey

Description

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

In response to the humanitarian crisis at America’s ports of entry, Devereux will be providing short-termfoster carefor refugee children who have come to the United States without their legal guardian. Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and educational services for refugee children, with intense supports for their social and emotional health. We will also ensure they receive excellent and immediate physical healthcare including pediatric, dental and nutritional supports for every child.

Devereux’s ultimate goal is to ensure every refugee child who receives our services is successfully and quickly discharged into the loving care of their family sponsor and, during the short time they are with us, have received best-in-class medical, therapeutic, recreational and educational services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey. This is a very high benchmark to set, but we have already begun partnering with leading legal defense nonprofits to ensure children in our care have access to the finestimmigration advocates andsupports our country offers.

Being a Bilingual Teacher’s Aide has many a dvantages

As aBilingualTeacher’s Aideat Devereux, you willbe a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team ofdedicated, expertswho share your passion for helpingchildrenin need. We offer: A comprehensive benefit package, paid training, student tuition assistance, and opportunitiesforprofessionalgrowth.Every day you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist Teacher in implementing lesson plans, completing projects, tutoring students individually and leading instruction in small groups.

  • Ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean, compassionate and therapeutic environmentand manage behavior in the classroom in adherence with the program handbook.

  • Assist in maintaining a classroom environment in a manner that is conducive to learning.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care, treatment, and services for the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral HealthNew Jerseyprovides programs and services for children,adolescents, and adults.The Bilingual Teacher's Aide is responsible for assisting the Teacher in ensuring the academic and social progress of assigned studentsand maintain the physical, emotional safety and well being of allstudents..The position reports to theTeacherand is a full-time position.

Keywords : TA, teacher’s assistant, teacher aide , Direct Support Professional, behavioral health, mental h ealth, direct c are worker, mentor, youth counselor , direct care professional, personal attendant, group care worker, residential counselor, behavioral health technician, mental health technician, mental health associate, emotional growth, children, adolescents, Direct Care Staff, caregiver, child services , child welfare, human services, bilingual, Spani sh , foster care

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will...

  • Be21years of age or older (required)

  • Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and experience working with children and adolescents (preferably in an educational setting)

  • Be bilingualinEnglish/Spanish

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

  • Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays

  • Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches

Company Overview

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 7,500 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.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

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.

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 screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-7207

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

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