New Vistas School, Lynchburg, VAOur Mission: Given the belief that each child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full intellectual and emotional potential, New Vistas School provides a safe, nurturing, and individualized educational environment that fosters academic and personal growth necessary for life-long, productive citizenship. The school serves students with learning, attention, and social-emotional challenges.For 30 years, New Vistas School has been providing an individualized, multi-sensory education experience for students with specific learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), other health impairments (such as AD/HD and anxiety), and high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. The school serves students in grades 3-12 who benefit from a smaller, more structured setting that balances remediation, college/career preparation, and social skills training.Responsibilities/Duties include:
Provide a challenging academic program which sets the foundations for future academic study by adapting a rigorous curriculum to maintain intellectual demands while remediating the deficits caused by diagnosed learning difficulties.
Provide a stimulating educational setting which, in addition to teaching mastery of basic facts, encourages inquiry, interaction, creative/critical thinking, application, and self-evaluation, and focuses on the patterns, strategies, and processes that exist within the disciplines.
Implement IEP/IIP objectives and accommodations as appropriate to the individual student and the discipline.
Individualize instruction to meet specific learning needs of students.
Demonstrate an attitude of cooperation with colleagues, students, and parents.
Minimum Requirements include:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (official transcripts required);
Current Commonwealth of Virginia teaching licensure with endorsement in special education, general curriculum.
Founded in Lynchburg, VA in 1986, New Vistas School is an independent, non-profit day school offering an individual instructional program for students with learning and attention differences in grades three through twelve.