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Special Education Teacher - Brandywine School


**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 positive behavior supports?**

**Being a Special Education Teacher at Devereux has its Advantages**

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need and a passion for delivering a high quality of education at our Brandywine School located in Glenmoore, PA.

**Pay-rate:** **$56,081-$63,932/yr** (based upon experience with PA Instructional I or II)

**Emergency Certified Special Education Teacher= flat rate of $53,277 annually**

**Shift:** **Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm**

**Every day as a Special Education Teacher you will:**

+ Ensure the safety of all students

+ Deliver education lessons in a small classroom setting

+ Implement IEP's and track education goals

+ Support and reinforce PBIS goals and objectives

**You will be offered:**

+ **Sign-On Bonus** **$2,000** _(Sign on bonus for external applicants only)_

+ A multi-disciplinary supportive environment - great for those new to the field!

+ A supportive teaching environment - small classes and small student to staff ratios

+ Growth and Promotion Opportunities

+ Paid Training & Professional Development

+ Quality Low-Cost Benefits, student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period

+ **BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT** (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days).

+ **ASCEND - Career Accelerator Program**

Devereux’s Approved Private Schools offer high quality, innovative special education programs that work in tandem with families and school districts to ensure that students can return to their local schools and communities with the tools they will need to succeed. Children and young adults may come to Devereux as a day student, or as a part of residential treatment. Each student has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), which outlines goals for skill development and the best strategies by which the student can reach his/her goals. A multi-disciplinary team, including the individual’s parent(s) or guardian, regularly reviews the plan to discuss challenges, progress and adjustments to goals as appropriate. The Mapleton School offers education curriculum to children functioning at all grade levels. A multi-sensory educational strategy is used at all schools, employing traditional instruction, hands-on and independent learning, as well as technology, to individualize a student’s progress in all academic areas, particularly math and reading. The transition from school to career, and all of the necessary interrelated skills, are a main focus of the school program.A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments.



**EDUCATION:** Bachelor’s degree and an active Special Education Instructional I or II Pennsylvania teacher certification or eligible for Pennsylvania Special Education Instructional I certification. Emergency Certification available.

**EXPERIENCE** : Special Education Teacher experience preferred.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

**Posted Date** _1 month ago_ _(6/6/2024 2:57 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37767_

**_Category_** _Education_

**_Position Type_** _Full-Time_

**_Remote_** _No_

The 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.

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