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Special Education Teacher (Preschool)

Atlas Search
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

An esteemed preschool is seeking an NYS Certified Teacher to work with intellectually disabled children ages 3-5. Your main responsibilities will be to plan individualized education programs for each child using various techniques and strategies to meet their needs. As well as communicate with their families as you monitor, observe, and evaluate their progress as well as any adjustments made to the treatment plan.

This is a contract position and a temp-to-perm opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and set up for assigned classes using lesson plans with clear objectives.
  • Instruct students in all developmental areas using a variety of techniques to reinforce learning and to meet students varying learning styles.
  • Confer with families and team members to discuss progress and areas of need to develop individual education plans.
  • Observe and evaluate students, reporting the results in report form to determine students’ strengths and areas of need.
  • Represent the agency at the committee on Preschool Special Education meetings at school districts to review educational and related service recommendations as part of the committee.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student and educational records, including but not limited to parent communications, tracking educational goals and functional behavior assessments, attendance sheets, meeting minutes, and quarterly progress notes as required by law, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Supervise classroom-assigned teacher aides and teacher assistants.
  • Assist with bus loading and unloading and toileting needs.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement classroom presentations.


  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood or related field; Will consider Bachelor’s Degree working toward Master’s Degree.
  • New York State Teacher Certification in Special Education, Students with Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2).
  • Experience working with preschool-aged children with special needs is preferred.
Company Description
Atlas Search is an executive recruiting firm dedicated to placing accounting, finance, middle office, information technology, human resources, and office / accounting support professionals. Our clients range from Fortune 500 to start-ups and we service all industries ranging from Financial Services to Media & Entertainment. We were founded on the principle of relationships; our firm has been built on partnering with candidates and clients with a focus on their long-term interests. We provide Technology professionals like yourself on a permanent basis for our clients across all industries. Specialties include: Software Engineers, Web Developers, iOS/Android Engineers, Data Analysts, Business Intelligence, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Help Desk/Desktop Support, Systems Administrators/Engineers, Network Administrators/Engineers, Cloud/DevOps Engineers, Application Support, Business Analysts, Project Managers, IT Managers, CTOs, etc.

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