Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Teacher - Special Education Certified in Kennesaw, Georgia

Seeking A Special Education Certified Teacher (Middle School Language Arts)

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.

Teaching 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 Keywords: special education teacher, SPED, teacher, school, education, behavioral health, children, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching

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.*Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work:

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Instructs assigned clients through development of a structured classroom environment that will promote intellectual, emotional and social growth. Plans and implements instructional programs for clients with emotional and behavioral disorders.

  • Program Delivery Plans, develops, and revises classroom curriculum to meet the physical, emotional, creative and educational needs of assigned students.

  • Organizes class programs by preparing lessons and course outlines.

  • Utilizes appropriate instructional methods, such as lectures, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations, etc.

  • Evaluates students' level of proficiency in order to prescribe suitable programming and evaluates their progress in meeting educational and social goals by testing, observation, behavior rating scales, and other means, as appropriate.

  • Communicates effectively with parents, outside school districts, and related community contacts while guarding each student's right of confidentiality.

  • Therapeutic Environment Establishes a classroom environment conducive to maximum academic and social learning by maintaining order and guiding students to socially appropriate behavior.

  • Supervises students during school-related activities (class trips, extra-curricular activities, meals, etc.), as assigned.

Key Words: Certified Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Teacher, Special Needs Teacher

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

Devereux offers

Excellent Benefits

too! Check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits. Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan w/ employer match, domestic partner coverage.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field and state special education certification required.

  • Two years experience teaching in a Special Education classroom.

Additional Details: Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE

Contact Information Carolyn McCormick

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