Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Westminster, Colorado

Are you looking for a supportive teaching environment with low student-teacher ratios and the ability to make a significant impact on student outcomes?

Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?

If you answered

YES

to either of these questions, then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado.

Being a Special Education Teacher has its Advantages

As a Devereux teacher, you will work with other dedicated education professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

-Greater autonomy and flexibility with teaching plans; fewer state mandates

-Assignment of a teacher’s assistant to your classroom to help maintain the physical, emotional wellbeing and safety of all students

-Classrooms equipped with SMART boards and educational learning supplies

-Unique programs that go beyond basic academic curriculum, such as: art therapy, animal care therapy, yoga, drama, life-skills and more

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for children and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health challenges. Located in Westminster, CO, this position is responsible for planning and implementing academic and affective programming. This role also reads and implements each client’s individualized treatment plan, and is an active team member in carrying out treatment goals.

Devereux Colorado was recognized as a National Association of Special Education Teachers School of Excellence for 2016-2017

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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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

Learn more about our benefits here

: https://learn.devereux.org/benefits/Overview-Summary/Colorado%20Benefit%20Summary.pdf Did you know Devereux is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program? If you become a Devereux employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness – click here for more details: https:// studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service Keywords: Teacher, SPED, Autistic, Science Teacher, Math Teacher, Residential Treatment, Counselor, Computer Teacher

Requirements

To qualify, we require:

  • BS/BA in Education with SPED certification.

  • Math Endorsement Preferred but not required

  • Experience with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support strategies required.

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