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Instructional Coach

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization?  Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as competitive health and wellness benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more? Are you passionate about working with students with special needs?

As the Instructional Coach, you will use your content and instructional expertise to work as a colleague with classroom teachers and serve as a master teacher, coach, presenter, and facilitator to support student learning and teacher practice. You will focus on individual and group professional learning that will expand and refine the understanding and application of research-based effective and innovative instruction for teachers. 


  • Establish collaborative coaching approach to implement research-based, student-centered instructional practices
  • Assist teacher in collaborative model of co-teaching, observation, dialog, and lesson demonstration to analyze and reflect on practice, promote quality instruction and positively impact student learning
  • Support teachers in aligning their planning and teaching with appropriate core and subject area standards, adopted curriculum materials, and assessments
  • Promote and model strategies for developing positive, engaging, productive, student-centered learning environments inclusive of all students
  • Mentor teachers through non-evaluative, non-judgmental coaching that builds self-directedness and internal capacity for planning, self-assessment, and reflection
  • Guide school staff in assessing the effectiveness of instructional practices
  • Increase educator effectiveness by providing professional development
  • Create, promote, and sustain dynamic, digital-age teaching and learning environments that provides rigorous, relevant and engaging education for teachers and students
  • Sustain active and productive, school-based learning communities
  • Collaborate with school leadership team to evaluate student data in support of effective school improvement planning
  • Travel to school locations within designated geographic region


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Special Education, or related field
  • Current, valid PA Instructional II Special Education certification
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching in a special education classroom
  • Must be an experienced, high accomplished, and well-respected educator
  • Must have the ability to efficiently manage several roles, and the skills needed to work one-on-one with teachers, as well as to oversee a wider staff development effort in the school
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with child, parent/guardian, multidisciplinary team members, and other personnel involved in child’s educational program


  • Eligible New Story School 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 School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral 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.

New Story Schools 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 New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryjobs.com/.

If you are a current New Story employee, please apply through the UKG system. Click here, log in, and navigate to “Open Opportunities” to search and apply for current open opportunities.