Special Education Teacher

Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
Requisition ID
Special Education
Full Time


Job Title: Special Education Teacher



Job Description

Are you a passionate educator with a unique, out-of-the-box teaching approach? Do you believe in crafting tailored educational journeys for children with diverse challenges? If you are ready to make a real impact on their lives, join our dedicated team as a Special Education Teacher at the Lindens Program at Bancroft!


As a Special Education Teacher, you will enjoy a flexible work environment that promotes work/life balance, while also being given the opportunity to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to create a 1:1 personalized level of education for each student.


Empower Students Through Teachable Moments 

The Lindens Neurobehavioral Program is a highly effective residential treatment program for children living with severe autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities. Many of the children the Lindens’ supports also have coinciding behavioral health diagnoses and distinct medical needs. Families from across the country trust the Lindens Program to provide expert and progressive care for their child.


Bancroft’s transdisciplinary team of experts – including behavioral analysts, behavioral and speech therapists, psychologists, and advanced nurse practitioners – work in partnership with the child and their family to build communication skills and increase independence – helping children with severe autism reconnect with family, school, friends and the community. 




  • Assess students' individual abilities and create Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Design and implement individualized student goals, utilizing curriculum and clinical resources
  • Develop and adapt creative, out-of-the-box teaching strategies to address each student's unique needs and abilities
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including therapists, support staff, and other educators, to ensure a holistic approach to each child's tailored educational journey
  • Provide a flexible, nurturing learning environment that fosters students' personal growth and self-confidence
  • Maintain open communication with parents, guardians, and caregivers, involving them in their child's educational progress
  • Continuously evaluate and adjust instructional methods and strategies to optimize student learning and growth
  • Participate in ongoing professional development to stay current with best practices in special education



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education 
  • Standard state certification in Special Education 
  • Strong ability to think outside the box and adapt teaching methods to meet individual student needs
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • A deep commitment to creating a positive, inclusive learning environment for students with diverse challenges


For information about New Jersey certifications please visit the NJ DOE Licensing and Certification FAQ Website:

Join our team of compassionate and innovative educators to help children achieve their full potential and embark on a unique, tailored educational journey. At Bancroft, we value work/life balance and the power of collaboration, ensuring our students receive the highest level of personalized care and education. Apply today to make a meaningful difference in the lives of these extraordinary individuals!



What You’ll Love About Bancroft: 

  • Meaningful Purpose: We truly make a difference in the lives of our students, and it inspires us to be better teachers.
  • Lasting Bonds: We are a close-knit, committed team who feel like a second family
  • Personal Growth: There are opportunities to learn and build skills, professional development, career advancement, tuition assistance, and loan repayment programs 
  • Outstanding Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, retirement savings program, generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and more


What May Challenge You: 

  • Every hour of each day is different 
  • Working with students with behavioral and other challenges can be physically, mentally, and emotionally tough

About Bancroft

At Bancroft, you’ll do more than just make an impact. We are a care team of 2,700 employees across 200+ facilities and homes in NJ, PA, and DE committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and their loved ones. Together, we work diligently and compassionately, to improve the lives of the people we serve. Find your purpose and more at Bancroft.


Real Life. Real Purpose.

EEO Statement

Bancroft stands strong against racism and hate of all kinds and supports actions leading to respect, equality, fairness and peace. We advocate for and embrace an inclusive and just world. One world. For everyone. We work with heart, respect and collaboration. We are communicators, listeners, problem solvers, partners and collaborators. Bring your authentic self to our team.  

Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential.  To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  




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