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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Principal in Westminster, Colorado


Don't worry what color the grass is- it is always green here!

Looking for an environment that truly does the right thing for kids?

Ability to be off by 4 pm. Have a voice and be heard.

Autonomy, yet having collaboration with all levels of the organization.

Sound appealing to you? If so please read on.....

Being a Principal at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • An environment where you can be an active decision maker

  • A role where you can be innovative and contribute to programs across the facility

  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado, a premier psychiatric treatment center for youth ages 8-21, is seeking a motivated and dynamic school Principal for our Westminster facility. Our fully accredited school consists of 13 classrooms and approximately 45 talented faculty and support staff. The Principal is responsible for the overall management, innovation, leadership, and academic direction of the Devereux Colorado education program. You will be able to focus your time and energy towards your academic program, and not be distracted by food services/school lunch program, facilities management, nor extra PTA responsibilities.

As the educational leader, the Principal will establish a collaborative culture focused on continual instructional improvement. We are seeking an outstanding hands on administrator who has a proven record with instructional leadership, student performance, and staff development. The selected candidate must have exceptional leadership skills, a strong desire to be part of a team, excellent organizational and communication skills, and be committed to academic excellence.

Keywords:school principal, adolescents, middle school, high school, director of education


Education :

  • Master's Degree (preferred) or working towards completion of Mater's Degree in Education or related field

  • Licensed by the Department of Education as Asst. Principal or Administrator of Special Education

  • Principal Licensure preferred

Experience :

  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience is required

  • Experience in a facility setting is a plus

  • Experience as a program administrator in an education setting is highly preferred

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.

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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

Posted Date 2 months ago (10/18/2019 7:25 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-8433

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time