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Teacher Assistant

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Red Hook
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Interested in applying to Devereux? Come to our Hiring Event!Date: July 17, 2024Time: 1pm-4pmLocation: 40 Devereux Way, Red Hook, NY 12571Please apply online beforehand. We look forward to seeing you there!!Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? Are you new to this field and want to learn more? Do you want to work somewhere where you KNOW you are making a difference every day?If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS to brand new full time employees working over 37.5 hours per week or a $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS for part time employees working 20 or more hours per weekBeing a Teacher Assistant has its AdvantagesAs a Teacher Assistant at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:Experience working in a classroom with low student to staff ratios.Opportunities to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and helping them to achieve their highest potential.Paid orientation.Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savingsA rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieve long term goals.Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located in Red Hook, NY (12571), this position is responsible for assisting teacher and residential staff in planning and implementing instructional and residential programs for individual students. Ensuring the students welfare, safety, and location at all times, the Teacher Assistant will assist in establishing a classroom environment conductive to academic and social learning by helping to maintain order. They will guide students in socially appropriate behavior on and off campus and attempt to resolve student crises and/or contact the supervisor when assistance is needed.Location: Main campus, Red Hook schoolSalary (commensurate with education and experience):With HS Diploma/GED: $16.50 - $17.98With BA/BS: $17.50 - $19.07With MA/MS or higher: $18.50 - $20.16You 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 tuition assistance and student loan repayment, among other benefits!#sponsoredQualifications:To qualify, we require our Teacher Assistants to:Have a HS diploma/GED with one years of related experience. Bachelor degree or Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.Have a valid NY Drivers License.Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.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 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 Jobble

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Albany , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Red Hook, New York

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