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Special Education Teacher (Emotional Support)


_Are you looking for a supportive teaching environment 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, then consider joining The Center for Effective Schools team!

The **Special Education Teacher for Emotional Support** will develop and provide specialized instruction to middle school and high school students with emotional support (ES) needs within the Reading School District. Reporting to the Supervisor of Special Education, this position will establish a supportive learning environment, evaluate and assess student progress relative to instructional objectives, provide guidance to support staff, and coordinate delivery of special education services in each student’s IEP.

The Center for Effective Schools (CES) is a non-profit research and training center dedicated to building the capacity of schools and other child-serving institutions to better serve children and adolescents with, and at risk for developing, emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). This mission is accomplished through training, consultation and applied research. The CES is a division of Devereux’s Institute of Clinical and Professional Training and Research. Established in 1999, the CES is located in King of Prussia, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. From its inception, the primary focus of the organization was and continues to be addressing the needs of children with and at risk for EBD and their families by promoting effective practices, informed by scientific evidence, to improve lives. Learn more

The CES utilizes an “indirect” service delivery approach whether working at the individual or systems level. The theoretical foundation of this work is based in applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support and, to the extent possible, delivered within a preventative or early intervening framework.

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

+ ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

+ Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

+ Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

+ Excellent Benefits (learn more at

+ Paid Training and Professional Development


- Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related degree required, Master’s degree in Special Education preferred. PA Special Education Teacher certification for Middle School or High School required by start of employment.

- Previous Special Education Teacher experience required, will also consider student teaching experience.

- We provide emergency certification

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** _4 months ago_ _(2/27/2024 5:28 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-35834_

**_Category_** _Education_

**_Position Type_** _Full-Time_

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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