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Special Education Teacher - Alternative Paths Training School - Fredericksburg, VA

1 Jun 2023 5:08 PM | Anonymous

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Do you want a rewarding career working with children and adults with a variety of special needs? Do you have patience, integrity, initiative, and dedication? If so, then APTS® would like the opportunity to speak with you.

Alternative Paths Training School's (APTS®) mission is to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills essential for their successful integration into the community.

APTS® is searching for a Special Education Teacher. Monday through Friday 7:30am-3:30pm.

APTS® prides itself in providing the best work environment for our staff members and we offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary starting at 54,000 per year. Considerations will be made based on the number of years of licensed teaching experience
  • $2500 sign on bonus
  • 120 Hours of PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Medical (Health, Individual & Dependent coverage), Dental, Vision
  • Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
  • 401k Plan: Company matches half of your contribution, up to 4% of your salary
  • Professional Development Reimbursement up to $2,000 per school year for approved programs (CEU hours)
  • Reimbursement for Fitness Memberships ($12/month)
  • Training and development opportunities

APTS® offers our employees an extremely supported environment in and out of the classroom. Throughout the course of the school day, you will:

  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP) based on results of psycho-educational and other assessments, including implementing strategies developed by speech, occupational, physical therapists, or other IEP mandated service providers
  • Develop lesson plans on a weekly and monthly basis for each student based on their IEP goals/objectives and in keeping with state requirements (i.e., Standards of Learning/Alternate Assessment)
  • Carry out behavioral strategies, including crisis intervention in keeping with APTS policies and procedures and regulations governing private special education day schools
  • Administer appropriate state assessments


  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education required, master’s degree preferred, or 15 credits accrued towards master’s degree preferred
  • Must possess or be immediately eligible to possess a collegiate level or postgraduate level Virginia teaching certificate with a Special Education endorsement. In lieu of a complete endorsement, a provisional license may be granted if the teacher is actively working towards completing the endorsement.

APTS® or any of its subsidiaries, does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. APTS® is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

All employees and most students are wearing face masks and common areas are sanitized regularly.

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