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General Education Teacher

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job 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 the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!


Being a Teacher - Certified 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:

  • Provide direct instruction, we are not teaching virtually/online.
  • 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
  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary and amazing benefits
  • Tuition assistance and Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Paid time off and sick time
  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 3:30pm - This is a year round opportunity (including summers)


Our classroom structure is designed to match students’ needs. Through an interdisciplinary approach, an individual plan is designed for each student. Under the supervision of the School Principal you will plan and implement therapeutic instructional programs and  provide students with the emotional behavioral support to meet their individual educational needs.


Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 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. 


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EDUCATION (required): 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Arizona elementary and/or secondary teacher certification  


  • Minimum one (1) year teaching experience
  • Preferred experience with Adolescents ages 12-17


  • Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License Or Identification
  • Pre-employment Physical and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable)
  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results
  • Ability to attend Full Time (paid) New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Frequent use of computers and office equipment. Normal hearing and vision. Ability to lift 20 – 45 pounds to physically intervene with clients per Crisis Prevention Intervention techniques. From the starting point of hire and every 12 months thereafter, will receive an annual physical and TB test showing evidence you are able to perform your job and free from infectious pulmonary tuberculosis.



What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit

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.


We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.


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

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Scottsdale , General Education Teacher, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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