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Special Education Teacher
Jeremiah School is a small, private, faith based school for students with mild-moderate autism located in Johnson City, TN. Our school is growing, and are looking to appoint an experienced Special Education class teacher. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to help implement a curriculum that really addresses the individual needs and interests of the students, who range in age from 9-18. We take a holistic approach to the curriculum, incorporating academics, social skills, life skills, workplace skills, community based education, counseling, and therapies.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to work ‘outside the box’. As a private school, we can design a custom curriculum for our students, and are not subject to the same testing requirements and bureaucracy as the public school system. We are looking to appoint someone with passion, enthusiasm, initiative, experience, and creativity who will be fully committed to the vision and mission of our school. Applicants must have a valid teaching license, have experience teaching students with autism, and preferably a master’s degree in special education. This is a full-time post commencing in July 2020. Please visit our “About Us” pages to learn more about Jeremiah School and our mission.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 to $33,000.00 /year
- Special Education Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
- Education: Master’s (Preferred)
- License: Teaching (Preferred)
If you would like to be a part of educating children on the autism spectrum through building relationships, we encourage you to apply by completing the application form and to submit a PDF of your resume and cover letter. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Please complete the online form below and upload your resume and cover letter. You may also download and print the application and mail it, along with your resume and cover letter, to the following address
Jeremiah School | PO Box 6024 Johnson City, TN 37602 | 423-915-9257
Our Mission: The mission is to provide a Christ-centered education where students on the autism spectrum can connect and grow in a supportive environment. We aim to intentionally and enthusiastically focus on the whole child emphasizing the development of both academic and relational skills to maximize their potential to lead satisfying, self-sustaining lives within their communities.
Our Vision: The vision of Jeremiah School is to create a faith based school that nurtures, develops and challenges students with autism and neurodevelopmental delays to build relations between the home, church, and school for a lifelong passion for learning.
Jeremiah School admits employees of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to those at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, hiring policies, or other school-related programs.