Special Education Teacher Job – Knoxville, TN 2854

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


A Little About Our Program…
Norris Academy is a residential treatment facility located in Andersonville, TN approximately 30 minutes north of Knoxville.

We serve youth ages 6 to 17 who are diagnosed with mental health and/or Autism Spectrum/neuro-developmental disorders. Our 63-bed facility serves youth from Tennessee as well as several other states. Our team is fully committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike.

Today we are looking for Special Education Teachers to join our team of dedicated individuals. Our teachers have an opportunity to have a truly meaningful career, while enjoying a wealth of benefits and incentives.

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The Job
The Special Education Teacher will create and implement effective and engaging lesson plans in the classroom to students with special needs on variety of ability levels.

Snapshot of Daily Duties
• Create and implement lesson plans.
• Teach to a variety of students on different ability and grade levels.
• Provide effective classroom management skills.
• Attend educational meetings (IEP, Eligibility, professional development, teacher meeting, ect.).
• Work in a collaborative environment with all staff at Norris Academy.
• Represent the educational department in a professional manner.
• Complete educational testing on students.
• Evaluate students’ educational needs and plan curriculum accordingly.
• Process a high volume of paperwork and reporting efficiently and effectively.

The Must Haves
• Must have a current Tennessee Teaching License.
• Priority consideration will be given to candidates with a SPED certification.
• Bachelor’s degree in Education.
• Preferred experience working in Special Education.
• Must be able to meet the unique educational needs of all students.
• Must have effective classroom management skills and demonstrate an enthusiasm and competence for working with special needs students.
The Perks
• Competitive salary
• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 30 days
• Company provided Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D/Life insurance
• Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
• Paid time off
• Paid Parental Leave
• Employee Tuition/Student Loan Assistance Program
• Employer-matched 401(K) after 30 days of employment
• Impact somebody’s life and make a difference
• Daily Pay - a company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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