Special Education Teacher

Universal Health Services Staunton , VA 24401

Posted 3 months ago

Are you looking for a challenging career that positively influences adolescent males and provides opportunity for growth and advancement? If yes, then Liberty Point wants you!

Liberty Point Behavioral Healthcare is a residential treatment facility that serves adolescent males (ages 13 to 22) with intellectual disabilities, psychiatric disorders, and behavioral problems. As part of the Staunton, Virginia community for more than 14 years, Liberty Point has provided treatment, education, rehabilitation, recreation, and cultural exposure through community outings, while also providing a safe environment. Our program prepares these young men for return to a home, a less restrictive environment, or to independent living.

Our primary focus is on encouraging constructive change and personal growth, learning positive ways to get appropriate attention, improving behavior choices, developing a sense of responsibility for actions, learning problem-solving skills, and developing thinking patterns that support positive relationships.

Our on-campus school, Liberty Point Academy, is seeking a certified Special Education Teacher to work with our young men with the support of Behavior Specialists and Paraprofessionals in the classroom, and a clinical team that supports and consults with the teaching team. Classrooms have up to 10 students each and are supplied with text books aligned to the SOLs as well as an internet-based remedial curriculum called Odysseyware. Each student has his own lap top computer for individual learning.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Hold a valid Virginia or out-of-state teaching licensed in Special Education, General Curriculum K-12 or

  • Be eligible for a Virginia license in Special Education (must submit transcripts)

Liberty Point Academy is fully accredited by VAISEF and the student teaching requirement can be fulfilled at Liberty Point.

Salary is competitive and commensurate to education and years of experience.

Work hours are Monday thru Friday, 6:30am 3:00pm

Liberty Point offers great employee benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug plans

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • A Challenging and Rewarding Work Environment

Liberty Point is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a Fortune 500 company with facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Liberty Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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