Date Posted November 10, 2022
Industry Other Teaching Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


You don’t need a teaching license to make an impact in our Minnick School classrooms! EnCircle serves students with disabilities ages 5 to 22 who need extra support to find success.

If you enjoy smaller classrooms and prefer a paycheck every two weeks, join our team. Our educational staff are there for you and eager to assist as you help our students thrive! If becoming a licensed teacher is your goal, we can help you get there too.

*Technology-infused curriculum
*Ongoing professional development
*Tuition reimbursement for teachers
*Choose whether your pay is spread over 10 months or 12 months

We Offer Competitive Pay and Benefits! Starting at $16.00 per hour.

  • A rewarding role helping others
  • Great benefits
  • Educational assistance program
  • Professional development
  • Supportive managers
  • A caring team that feels like family

EnCircle requires all employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are hired, we will require you prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or are willing to be vaccinated subject to applicable laws.

This position is primarily responsible for assisting with student instruction and behavioral supports in the Minnick Schools private special education day school.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or other related human services discipline preferred.
  • High School diploma/ GED with minimum of one-year experience in working with students who receive special education services, mental health and/or other direct services.
  • Demonstrates skills and abilities in working with oppositional, and aggressive youth.
  • Knowledge, skills, and ability in behavior management techniques, behavior modification, and principles of child/adolescent development.
  • Demonstrates good written and verbal skills and ability to function as part of a multi-disciplinary educational and treatment team.
  • Must be physically able to manage students according to the Safety Care guidelines
  • Thorough knowledge of school rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, parents, and administration.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Valid Virginia Drivers’ License and proof of insurance if serving as a driver.
  • Satisfactory Driving Record in accordance with Driver Requirements policy if serving as a driver.
  • Ability to acquire First Aid, CPR and Safety Care Certification.
  • Good oral, written, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively.
  • Ability to maintain records and required paperwork according to licensing and agency requirements on a timely basis.
  • Basic computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Ability to observe health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to promote a positive and supportive classroom environment.
  • Ability to absorb, analyze organize and project information and ideas.


Essential Functions: May be required to perform any of the following duties:

  • Provide behavioral and educational instructions to students in accordance with the Individual Educational Plans (IEP’s) and in accordance with the daily schedule.
  • Assists with managing classroom procedures to maximize academic learning time.
  • Assists in maintaining student attendance, assists with grading of assignments, and school lunches as requested or assigned.
  • Participates in the development of behavioral intervention plans and goals for students in program staff meetings and other meetings as scheduled.
  • Implements behavioral intervention plans in accordance with program procedures and applicable licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Assists with the physical management of students in accordance with Safety Care guidelines.
  • Maintains student records and assigned documentation in a timely and appropriate.
  • Implements lesson plans in accordance with IEP requirements as assigned by the teacher.
  • Collects student data and submits to the appropriate parties.
  • Assists in creating a supportive learning environment for all students that encourages social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  • Participates in ongoing student evaluations.
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel information.
  • Models professional and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions.
  • Maintains professional boundaries in all interactions during and after school hours in accordance with school policies and protocols.
  • Serves as mandated reporter to Child Protective Services.
  • Reports all student injuries, accidents, and illnesses to the administration of the school immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Provides supervision of students when the teacher is not present and assists in supervision when the teacher is present.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and complies with Minnick Schools and Agency policies and procedures.
  • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Establishes and maintains positive rapport with students.
  • Takes responsibility for and participates in a meaningful and continuous process of professional development that results in the enhancement of student learning.
  • Works in a collegial and collaborative manner with peers, school personnel, and the community to promote and support student learning.
  • Accompanies students on field trips and in other activities to provide instruction, monitor behavior, and provide appropriate behavioral interventions as needed and required.
  • Attends all Minnick meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

We are so proud of our students and grateful to have the opportunity to be part of this story .”-Minnick School Staff Member

To give equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at enCircle based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. EnCircle does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

As part of the Company’s EEO commitment, we will also provide reasonable accommodations consistent with applicable law. The Company will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential functions of the job unless doing so would cause significant difficulty or expense—i.e., an undue hardship. Similarly, the Company will also make reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of a person related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship.

If you seek an accommodation because of a medical condition or impairment, or related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, please notify Human Resources so we can evaluate your request. Please cooperate with the Company as to any information needed so we can assess your request for an accommodation.

As part of our EEO commitment, the Company will also reasonably accommodate an employee who’s sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance conflicts with a work rule or requirement unless doing so would impose more than a de minimis cost or burden. Please inform Human Resources if you seek an accommodation based on a religious belief.