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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Special Education Teacher - Fitchburg in Fitchburg, Massachusetts


Starting Rate at $55,280.80 with emergency waiver licensure up to 65,213 with professional licensure relative experience and higher education.

Public school schedule: Monday - Friday with paid holidays

$3,000 sign on bonus

The Devereux CARES (Center for Autism Resources and Education Services) School in Fitchburg, MA is a small private special education school that supports students ages 5- 22 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, dual diagnoses, and social skills deficits. Our primary goal is to teach functional and pro-social skills that can be easily generalized to the student’s community and home. There is a strong emphasis on functional communication and skill acquisition using Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support. At The CARES School, students learn academic, social, daily living, and independent living skills, as well as community and vocational skill development. Students works in the community at Subway, Ron Bouchard’s Car Dealership, and The Gardener’s Spot.

  • Full-Time Benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • 24 personal days off/year

  • 8 sick days/year

  • Blue Cross Insurance & High Deductible plans available

  • FSA or HSA

  • Cigna Dental plans

  • Davis Vision plans

  • Pet Insurance plans

  • 3% automatic contribution to 403b retirement account (TIAA Financial) after a year of service & discretionary 2% match

  • Free Life Insurance up to 2x annual salary –

  • Free Health Advocacy Services

  • 5 free Carebridge counseling sessions

  • 3-5 free wellness coaching sessions through NY Life

  • $5,000 reimbursement for diagnosis and ABA services for Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • $150 Gym membership reimbursement

  • AT&T Mobile Discount

  • Discounts on Hotels, Rental Cars, Theme Parks, Electronics & more!

  • ASCEND - Tuition Program You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you! Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND – the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to fifteen thousand dollars annually for undergraduate and twenty-five thousand dollars annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits!

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  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Bachelors degree required

  • At least 1 year of experience in relevant environments with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support Strategies preferred

  • MASS DESE Certified or eligible to get in future, required

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.

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.

Posted Date 6 days ago (9/19/2023 8:58 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-32789

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.