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Special Education Teacher

Company: SH Varsity Acquistions Sub LLC
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

New Story School is a private licensed academic school that provides special education support for children up to the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavior disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.


Rivermont, a New Story School is currently seeking a Special Education Teacher to join our team. Autism Program Special Education Teachers play an integral role in the success of our students. The position provides academic instruction and mentors students in a team environment, under the clinical supervision of a BCBA/BCaBA. Special Education Teachers are responsible for overseeing the classroom team, including the dynamics and functioning of all staff within their classroom to fulfill the individual curriculum and self-care needs of the students.



  • Work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop/design and implement appropriate services.
  • Provide appropriate guidance, leadership and direction to staff within the classroom.
  • Use research-based classroom strategies that are grounded in higher order thinking, problem solving, and real world connections for all students.
  • Evaluate and assess student mastery of content to make instructional decisions.
  • Communicate student achievements and progress to students, parents, and others.
  • Assist in the collection of quality indicator data metrics.
  • Maintain student confidentiality per agency policy. FERPA/HIPAA privacy rule regulations, and student/counselor confidentiality.



The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Virginia Department of Education License or License Eligible
  • Three (3) years teaching experience working with children with behavior/learning disorders is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Valid Virginia Drivers License is preferred



Eligible New Story School employees will receive:

  • Medical and Prescription Plan
  • Health Savings and Spending Accounts
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary Accident and Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Paid time off and Paid Holidays, including paid days for weather related closures


New Story is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about New Story Schools, benefits and careers please visit our website



  • Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience working with children with behavior/learning disorders is preferred.


  • Bachelors or better

Licenses & Certifications

  • Teacher - Spec. Ed.

Keywords: SH Varsity Acquistions Sub LLC, Lynchburg , Special Education Teacher, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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