Teacher Assistant

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Washington, CT 06793

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Description**


_Are you looking for Immediate Full Time Work?_


_Are you looking for a supportive enviroment with low student-teacher ratios and the ablity to make a significant impact on student outcomes? Do you enjoy assisting in all aspects of classroom instruction and management?_


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


**Being a Teacher Assistant at Devereux has its Advantages.**


You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:


- Working with a supportive team with an energized atmosphere


-Opportunity to expand your existing teaching skills


-Competitive salary


Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourettes, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, this position is responsible for providing various level of support, instructions and supervision appropriate to each students' cognitive, emotional, social and psychological development based on an assessment of each students' abilities, strengths, potential and learning style.


**Learn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!**


_Keywords: teaching assistant, teacher assistant, school, education, middle school, high school, students, Immediate, Full Time_


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**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 visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.


**Qualifications**


+ Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.


+ Have a valid Drivers License.


+ Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.


+ Have a strong passion for working with middle and high school students with special needs


Schedule: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm, to include one weekend a month with compensating days off during the week.


**Physical Requirements** : Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.


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** _2 months ago_ _(7/21/2021 12:25 PM)_


**_Requisition ID_** _2021-19023_


**_Category_** _Education_


**_Position Type_** _Full-Time_



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