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Bilingual Therapeutic Lead Teacher

Employer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location
Broomfield, Colorado
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?



If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!







Devereux will be opening a new program providing therapeutic residential care services for unaccompanied minors through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed, culturally-competent residential and educational services for these children, with intense supports for their social and emotional health. Each child's care is individualized to their needs, with a team of professionals providing consistent support through individual assessment and counseling, group counseling, medical and mental health services, behavior management, education and vocational services, and safety planning.







Devereux's ultimate goal is to ensure every child receives best-in-class services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey as well as to help them connect either to shelter or foster care, or to their sponsor.



Being a Bilingual Teacher at Devereux has many advantages

At Devereux, you will be a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, experts who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

• Tuition assistance and Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility

• A supportive teaching environment and culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective

• Greater autonomy and flexibility with teaching plans

• Classrooms equipped with SMART boards and educational learning supplies

• Staff throughout the school use a strengths-based approach emphasizing positive behavioral supports

• A comprehensive benefit package and opportunities for professional growth at one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country







The Bilingual Certified Teacher is responsible for providing instruction in the areas of mathematics, language arts, science and social studies. You will provide an Initial and Final Report for the child. The Bilingual Certified Teacher focuses on academic intervention and enrichment, and must be able to communicate proficiently in Spanish. You will report to the Program Director and receive education related supervision from the US Educational Administrator consultant.







The starting salary range for this position is $56,000-$68,000







What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?







Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit .







Keywords: Teacher, Spanish speaking, special education teacher, SPED, school, education, middle school, elementary, high school, teaching, day school, private school, alternative school, bilingual, Spanish, ESL, TESOL, CLDE, math, mathematics



Qualifications:





Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Education or relevant field required, Master's Degree preferred.



Licensed to provide teaching services in Colorado. Special Education Certification highly preferred.



21 years of age or older



Bilingual (English/Spanish)



Valid driver's license



Work experience in a multi-grade setting. Experience with IEPs and trauma-informed care. Must understand effective ways to learn based on diagnosis and provide those accommodations in the classroom.



Empathetic, have ability to maintain sound boundaries, create and maintain a therapeutic treatment environment and have a team approach to care for our individuals.



Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with adolescents



Energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor



Able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays



Able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approach



Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination



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.







The Federal Government COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires most staff working at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado to be vaccinated. In order to be employed at this center in this position, you must:



If vaccinated - provide proof of vaccination prior to start date.



If unvaccinated:



o Receive the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services by Dec. 5, 2021; and



o The necessary shots to be fully vaccinated - either two doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson - by Jan. 4, 2022.



o Note: If you are getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you must get this vaccine by Dec. 5, 2021.


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