Teacher's Assistant
Devereux - Washington, CT

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Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic educational and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

The Glenholme School is a family choice boarding school for children with special needs situated on over 100 idyllic acres of Connecticut countryside. Children ages 10 to 18, at admission, who need a highly structured learning environment can prosper in this safe, nurturing school. It provides a value-based program to show students the way to academic success.

The student who is not doing well in the traditional public or private school can find success in a boarding school like Glenholme. Self-contained and departmentalized classes, small group and individualized instruction, emphasis on living and social skills, and a value-based community guide children on a path of personal accomplishment and growth.

Academic and social difficulties relative to Asperger's, PDD, ADD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, OCD, Tourette's Syndrome, or other learning disabilities are addressed within our highly structured program, and behavioral problems can be addressed simultaneously in a place where the emphasis is on the "whole" child.

The Glenholme School is a pathway to the future for students with special needs and a leader among all boarding schools. Services include a comprehensive academic curriculum, sports, fine arts, an emphasis on community service as well as a complete residential treatment program, day treatment, extended day, and outpatient services.

Brief Description

The Glenholme School, a specialized therapeutic boarding school for students with special needs seeks an enthusiastic and engaging Teacher's Assistant to work with students in grades 7 - 12, M-F 8:40 am - 3 pm. (Summer hours 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our

care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

Devereux offers Voluntary Medical and / or Dental Coverage - available to eligible PT

employees and FT employees who have not yet satisfied the eligibility waiting period for FT benefit offerings.

Contact Information

Mary Beth Peacock

mpeacock@devereux.org

To learn more about Devereux, please visit our home page at www.devereux.org .

To learn more about The Glehnolme School, please visit our website at www.theglenholmeschool.org

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screen required. EOE

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