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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher in Rutland, Massachusetts

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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.

Now Hiring a High School Special Education Teacher!

Teaching at Devereux has its advantages

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

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

  • Classrooms equipped with SMART boards and educational learning supplies

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

  • Free Teaching Seminars

  • Tuition assistance and Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Devereux's Massachusetts Day School is a private, fully approved, special needs day and residential school for students ages 6-21. Located in Rutland, MA, we provide educational services to children with behavioral, emotional and learning disabilities. As a Teacher, you will utilize creative, innovative approaches for engaging students, especially those who have suffered difficulties and failure in previous academic experiences. You will plan and implement educational instruction, as required by each student's Individual Education Program (IEP); Complete all responsibilities related to IEP Development and monitoring as a member of assigned students' IEP Team; provide supervision to assigned Teacher's Aide; and ensure a safe environment.

Our classroom structure is designed to match students’ needs. Through an interdisciplinary approach, an individual plan is designed for each student. Our school is prepared to meet the academic requirements of local educational agencies, as well as other states where our clients are from. Our curriculum is aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and coordinated through a collaborative working relationship with referring school districts. Flexibility in academic programming and creativity to meet students’ needs is the strength of our organization.

Keywords: Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Paraprofessional, Day School, Private School, alternative school, PBIS, SPED, substitute teacher

Qualifications

  • Massachusett's DESE Certification

  • Moderate disabilities Certification preferred; will consider Content certification.

  • Experience with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support strategies required.

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred.

  • Citizenship, residency, or H1B Visa in United States required.

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 2019-7652

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

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