Culinary Vocational Instructor

Devereux Rutland , MA 01543

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description

Do you have what it takes to provide Culinary instruction to young adults?

We are a therapeutic school for children with special needs and are seeking a compassionate and qualified Culinary Project Trainer who loves to share their knowledge of the culinary trade! This position will include interacting with our students in a classroom setting. We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable with various aspect of the culinary trade and is able to pass along that knowledge to our young students while creating projects.

The Culinary Vocational Trainer is responsible for the oversight, development, and management of the culinary training programs at the Devereux School. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of culinary curriculum based on Best Practice Guidelines and Certification Requirements (e.g. Safe Serve). In this role you would be responsible for delivering educational instruction and services in a way that meets the diverse needs of the student population.

Additional job responsibilities include ordering of supplies, management of the classroom environment, completion of required paperwork related to student progress, and communication with internal and external treatment team members.

Working at Devereux has its Advantages .

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

We offer you the privilege of being able to work really closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to an improvement in their lives as well as:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, behavioral and mental health disorders. Located in Rutland, MA, this position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

Keywords: Culinary, Cooking, Culinary Trainer, Culinary Technician, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician

Qualifications

EDUCATION : High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: Culinary experience is required. Experience working with youth with special needs is highly preferred.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives.

We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

The employment policies of Devereux 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

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

Requisition ID 2019-4686

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time



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