Specialized Youth Services of Virginia, Inc. offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes group medical, tuition reimbursement, short term disability and 401(K).

It is the policy of Specialized Youth Services of Virginia, Inc. to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry or handicap.  Specialized Youth Services of Virginia, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The employment application is available for download or you may call 804-733-2180 to request one.  Completed applications may be emailed to krabull@sysva, faxed to 804-733-8502, or mail to Specialized Youth Services of Virginia, Inc. at the address listed on the bottom of the page.

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Open Positions

Special Education Teacher

Specialized Youth Services of Virginia has a full-time special education teaching position in Petersburg, VA. Candidates must possess (or be eligible for) a Virginia teacher license, preferably with ED endorsement. Specialized Youth Services of Virginia offers a competitive salary, supportive work environment and generous benefits, including group medical, 401(k), and tuition reimbursement.

Support Teacher

To assist classroom teacher with providing supervision and instruction to assigned students. Responsibilities include monitoring students’ behavior and behavioral program, and supporting the teacher’s instructions. Candidate will have a minimum of two years college with a Bachelor’s Degree preferred or experience as a teacher’s aide. Must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to set limits and motivate desired behaviors, the ability to deal successfully with aggressive behaviors and the ability to develop and maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, teachers, referral sources and students. This is for school year position only. Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License and a driving record in good standing. Applicant must pass Child Protective Services and State and Federal criminal background checks.