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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Education Director in Rutland, Massachusetts


Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your administrative education skills in a supportive work environment? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents with ASD, complex mental health and behavioral challenges?

If you answered Yes, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Education Team!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has an immediate opportunity for an Education Director.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with ASD, complex mental health and behavioral challenges. Located in Rutland, MA this position is responsible for the operation, academic and treatment quality, integrity and financial success of Devereux MA Schools. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care.

This opportunity will offer you:

  • Experience to provide administrative oversight to 2 schools (one in Fitchburg and one in Rutland)

  • Support in growing an educational program as well as special interest projects

  • Trainings and the ability to attend/present at conferences

  • A role that not only has an administrative component, but an opportunity to be a hands-on member of the education team (you won't lose the personal component of interacting with the children and the families).

In this role you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Promoting teamwork, personal accountability, service excellence, respectful and supportive approaches, and creating a positive impact through effective leadership and role modeling. Effective performance requires a high degree of independent judgment.

  • Demonstrating the skills and knowledge needed to develop and implement quality academic services designed to meet the individualized needs of the populations served.

  • Ensuring that practices are compliant with DESE Regulations and are based on evidence-based and/or best practices.

  • Using critical-review practices, develops and implements proactive risk management strategies to ensure safety.

Keywords: Principal, Special Education, Superintendent, Moderate Disabilities, Administrator, Manager, Coordinator


  • Master’s degree in related field of study.

  • Licensure as a Special Education Administrator.

  • Minimum of five years of senior management or leadership experience within a behavioral health setting.

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 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

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (2/13/2020 12:12 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-10485

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time