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Special Education Teacher

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAre 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 the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!Position Details:Competitive Salary Starting at $49,270 (pay based on experience/education)Hiring Bonus: $5,000Day Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pmProvide direct instruction, we are not teaching virtually/onlineThe Special Education Teacher will be under the supervision of the School Principal, you will plan and implement therapeutic instructional programs and provide students with the emotional and/or behavioral support to meet their individual educational needs. Our classroom structure is designed to match students needs. Through an interdisciplinary approach, an individual plan is designed for each student.Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizonas 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 52 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of 5 to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.Benefits and RewardsWe strive to create an inclusive environment, and retain the talented employees who make our organization a great place to work. We offer:

  • Assignment of a teachers 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
  • Paid time off, sick time, and various school holiday/breaks
  • Retirement 403(b) through TIAA
  • eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs
  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance
  • Free access to Payactiv , a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods
  • Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discounts Available the first day of employment through Carebridge
  • Service Awards All employees celebrating a five-year increment (5, 10, 15, etc.) anniversary receive taxable compensation in recognition of their long-term commitment to Devereux
  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), pet insurance - 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!http://benefits.devereux.orgKeywords: Teacher, Special Education Teacher, SPED, Alternative School, School Teacher, Learning, K-12, Therapeutic School, non profit, human services, behavioral health, psychology, autism, teaching, PBIS, IEPQualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in relevant field
    • Special Education Certification or willingness/ability to become emergency certified in special education
    • Understanding of learning theories related to working with multiple handicapped individuals
    • One (1) year experience teaching in a Special Education classroom preferred
    • Experience with teaching kids from K-12 preferredOTHER:
      • Ability to attend full time, paid, New Hire Orientation for 7 days: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm
      • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check
      • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
      • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)
      • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results
      • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidates understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and childrenThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.Posted Date 1 week ago (9/5/2022 2:21 PM)Requisition ID 2022-26214Category EducationPosition Type Full-TimeThe employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Scottsdale , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Scottsdale, Arizona

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