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Special Education Teacher / Teacher

The Paul Institute Manhattan, NY
  • Expired: 15 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are a preschool special education SEIT program looking for full-time and part-time, licensed, special education teachers. We offer competitive salaries, and full benefits for full time employees. Must be willing to travel.

Teacher Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate a hunger for knowledge among students and engage them to learn

  • Encourage curiosity and continued improvement

  • Help set goals for students and work with the class to help them attain these goals

  • Create and prepare daily lesson plans for appropriate age and learning skill level, making adjustments when needed

  • Assess the performance of students

  • Work one on one with each assigned preschooler based on SEIT goals

  • Participate in teaching training sessions and stay up to date with current teaching methods, practices and any new knowledge in your field

  • Report to school board committees

  • Set up and lead teacher/parent student-assessment conferences

Teacher Requirements and Qualifications:

  • NY state license in early childhood education

  • Masters Degree in special education

  • A compassionate and confident leader

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator

  • Attentive listener

  • Creative and able to create a fun learning environment

  • High level of patience with experience as a mediator

  • Keeps a positive attitude and can control emotions

  • Efficient time management

  • Ability to take on many tasks at once and prioritize them by importance and relevance

  • Good at problem-solving quickly under pressure

  • Excellent collaborator

  • Outstanding critical thinking abilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good classroom management

  • Relevant experience (student teaching)

  • Pass a state-enforced background check

  • Upstanding ethics and integrity

  • A passion for learning and sharing your knowledge with others

The Paul Institute

Why Work Here?

Awesome work environment offering lots of support and professional development!

Preschool special education program; provider of SEIT, evaluation and related services to pre-schoolers with special needs.


65 W. 119th St, NY, NY 10026
Manhattan, NY