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Special Education Teacher


  • Establishes appropriate instructional goals and objectives aligned with Pennsylvania state assessments. 
  • Plans instruction and student evaluation based on an in depth understanding of the content, student needs, curriculum standards, and the community.
  • Adapts instructional opportunities for diverse learners and utilizes a variety of teaching practices based upon careful analysis of classroom evaluations and benchmark assessments. 
  • Implements the IEP in accordance with the students’ academic and behavioral goals utilizing accommodations and modifications to insure access to the appropriate curriculum. 
  • Incorporates applied behavior analysis strategies with best instructional practices. 
  • Uses appropriate evaluation and assessments to determine student mastery of content and make instructional decisions. 
  • Communicates student achievements and progress to students, their parents, and appropriate others. 
  • Responsible for graphing, updating, and maintaining individual student programs. 
  • Uses research-based classroom strategies that are grounded in higher order thinking, problem solving, and real-world connections for all students. 
  • Works within the classroom team to develop and implement a positive behavior support plan. 
  • Schedules and conducts team meetings with New Story IDS administration (if applicable). 
  • Assists in the collection of quality indicator data. 
  • Provide professional development for teachers within the public-school setting and consultation opportunities for other classrooms in needs of assistance.
  • Provides documentation of requirements for meeting and maintaining state licensure. 
  • Ability to foster a positive school climate and culture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
  • Highly skilled in instructing and public speaking
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certification or eligible for certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (*DOE) with endorsement in either special education or adaptive curriculum
  • Knowledge of school policies, procedures, and practices


Eligible Employees will receive:

  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
  • Tuition credit program for eligible dependents
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

New Story provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children with autism disorder and severe emotional disabilities. Each child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay has both amazing gifts and serious challenges. At New Story, we support these children and their families with compassionate, professional therapeutic services.

New Story is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryjobs.com/