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Teacher Assistant - Landenberg School


**Pay Rate: $41,600 - $47, 424 annually** **(based upon experience)**

**Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children within educational environment that is focused on the most current behavior interventions and use of PBIS? Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach?**

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

**Being a Teacher Assistant at Devereux has it's advantages!**

As a Teacher Assistant you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. The Devereux Day Academy located in Landenberg, PA is seeking a Teacher Assistant to provide direct behavioral intervention to students. We offer an environment that is supportive, educational and clinically focused.

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

*** All Teacher Assistant positions are year long 52 week positions***

**Every day as a Teacher Assistant you will....**

+ Ensure student safety

+ Assist in establishing classroom environments that is conducive to maximum learning by maintaining structure and guiding students to socially appropriate behaviors

+ Work with the Special Education Teachers to implement skill acquisition and behavioral reduction programs individually and in small groups

+ Perform ongoing data collection and record keeping as directed by Special Education Teacher

+ Support and reinforce PBIS goals and objectives

**You will be offered:**

+ **$1,000 Sign-On Bonus**

+ Training, growth and development opportunities

+ A great team environment!

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

+ **ASCEND - Career Accelerator Program**

**Devereux Day Academy** is a private academic school program located in Landenberg, PA. Devereux Day Academy is licensed to serve students in grades K-12 who have been identified with the following primary disabilities: Emotional Disturbance, behavioral and cognitive differences. The Devereux Day Academy is also able to help children with autism, intellectual disabilities and speech and language impairments. The core curriculum has been aligned with the Pennsylvania Core Standards, as well as the curricula of our partner school districts. This 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. The goal of the curriculum is to provide students with learning experiences that foster increased engagement and success through differentiated instruction, evidence-based instructional strategies, and rigorous learning expectations. 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. 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 required; Bachelor’s degree in Special Education preferred.

**EXPERIENCE:** Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or behavior disorders.

Must be 21 years old

Valid driver's license must be maintained.

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_ _(6/14/2024 8:20 AM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37955_

**_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.

Teacher Assistant - Landenberg School

Full time
Landenberg, PA 19350

Published on 06/14/2024

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