Devereux CARES is searching for our next Education Director.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) is an approved private day school for children aged 5-21 with severe autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities. CARES provides an environment that focuses on teaching each student based on his or her unique strengths and needs. Programming is focused on increasing independence for each student, especially in the areas of communication, social skills, self-care routines, community inclusion, recreation and leisure, domestic skills, self-determination, and employment.
Located in Downingtown, PA, this position is responsible for maintaining educational and clinical programs as well as day-to-day operations.
Being an Education Director at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for teaching students with autism. We offer:
- An opportunity to work in a small environment that is able to tailor educational programming to the unique needs of each student. Our classrooms are usually 4-5 students with a teacher and 2-3 instructional aides.
-Strong onsite clinical resources, including behavior analysts, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists.
- Participation in the design and implementation of applied research.
-Engagement in data-based decision making at the school and individual student levels.
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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.
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