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Special Education Teacher - Valhalla & Bronx

Valhalla and Bronx, New York

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on May 09, 2017


Easterseals Bronx Child Development Center is seeking a Special Education Teacher for their preschool program for children with special needs for summer session beginning July 3 - August 11, 2017.

Project Explore was developed in conjunction with the Valhalla School District to respond to a need by parents in Valhalla for quality After School programs, Child Care and Pre-Kindergarten programs. Project Explore focuses on Cognitive Development, Social Development and Language Development through the After School, Integrated Preschool and Inclusive Child Day Care Programs.

Job Objective:

  • Design and implement classroom program under the guidance of the School Administrator and/or designated staff.
  • Design a classroom environment that is both motivating and stimulating for students.
  • Provide a daily, written lesson plan in appropriate book form. Store book accessibly at the school should the teacher be unexpectedly absent.
  • Maintain periodic progress scales for each pupil and attend case conferences on each student at appropriate intervals during the school year.
  • Implement behavioral system, as approved by treatment team and T.C.I. protocols.
  • Assure that accurate attendance records are maintained and are to be submitted appropriately prior to the completion of the school year.
  • Submit monthly reports to appropriate parties.
  • Attend school-specific and Agency-related staff and/or parent meetings as required.
  • Assure that all students are supervised at all times by a responsible individual who is a paid employee of the agency.
  • Attend annual orientation for staff, prior to school opening.
  • Develop a working relationship with the assigned professionals, as well as the coordinator of therapeutic classroom activities.
  • Collaborate with the Treatment Team regarding treatment of the children and diagnostic information.
  • Participate in meetings and workshops that would serve as community orientation regarding Easter Seals.
  • Help organize and supervise extra-curricular activities.
  • Supervise aides assigned to classroom.


  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university,
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience,
  • Certification: B-2, Students with Disabilities
  • Meet minimum requirements of the appropriate State Board of Education.


  • Health plans
  • Dental or vision plans
  • Life insurance plans
  • Paid vacations, holidays or sick leave


633 3rd Ave, 6th floor
New York, NY, 10117

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