Assistant Educational Director- Day Academy

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health


Are you interested in Leadership, Project Management, Program Quality Improvement, and Staff Development? Do you enjoy being a creative leader who implements best-practice services to students with disabilities? Do you have experience with Bilingual students and can speak Spanish?

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

Being a Assistant Education Director at Devereux Pennsylvania Childrens Services (DPACS) has its Advantages

As the Assistant Education Director you are responsible for providing on-site leadership and supervision for theschool program located in Landenberg PA [20 McMaster Boulevard, Landenberg PA 19350] . The Assistant Education Director engages their assigned school in a process of continual development to provide best-practice services to students with disabilities in compliance with all regulations from the PA Department of Education (PDE). Other responsibilities include but are not limited to Project Management, Fiscal Management, Compliance with PA State regulations governing Private Academic Schools and Approved Private Schools, recommending and implementing educational changes as necessary. The position will require working successfully with education-based agencies at the state and local level as well as supervises, colleagues in the programs. This program supports a bilingual (Spanish) student population and Spanish speaking is highly desired.

Every day as the Assistant Education Director you will…

Ensure a safe learning environment for all students

Support the daily operations of the school

Interview applicants for open positions

Provided professional development to teachers and other staff

You will be offered:

Pay $78400-$89376/ Year (Based on experience)

A team-oriented environment

The opportunity to lead and mentor staff working with children with various diagnoses

Teacher loan forgiveness eligibility

ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)

Devereux Day Academy is a private academic school program located in Landenberg, PA. Devereux Day Academy is licensed to serve students in grades K-12 who have been identified with the following primary disabilities: Emotional Disturbance, behavioral and cognitive differences. The Devereux Day Academy is also able to help children with autism, intellectual disabilities and speech and language impairments. The core curriculum has been aligned with the Pennsylvania Core Standards, as well as the curricula of our partner school districts. Thisinnovative special education programs that work in tandem with families and school districts to ensure that students can return to their local schools and communities with the tools they will need to succeed. The goal of the curriculum is to provide students with learning experiences that foster increased engagement and success through differentiated instruction, evidence-based instructional strategies, and rigorous learning expectations.Each student has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), which outlines goals for skill development and the best strategies by which the student can reach his/her goals. A multi-disciplinary team, including the individual’s parent(s) or guardian, regularly reviews the plan to discuss challenges, progress and adjustments to goals as appropriate. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments.

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives.



Education: Master’s degree in Education, Special Education, or Related Field required; PDE K-12 principaland/orsupervisor of special education certificateORPDE administrative certificationORenrollment in supervisory certification program required.

Experience: Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzingplatforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position). Strong organizationalskills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple taskssimultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines.

Valid drivers license must be maintained.

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.

Posted Date 9 hours ago (6/11/2024 7:24 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-37856

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.

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