• Special Education Teacher

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral HealthWestminster, CO 80036

    Job #1256257487

  • Description 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 -Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! ~~~ 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 Keywords: Teacher, SPED, Autistic, Science Teacher, Math Teacher, Residential Treatment, Counselor, Computer Teacher #ZR Qualifications 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 + Must be at least 21 years old Alternative Teaching license is welcome! 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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices. Competitive Salary and Benefits In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer; + Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services. + Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance. + Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage. + Employee assistance / work-life balance program. Visit ~~~ to see why we are a great place to work! Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/29/2020 3:33 PM) Requisition ID 2020-12918 Category Education Position Type Full-Time

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