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Special Education Teacher (MUST HAVE MASTERS DEGREE)

Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

EMMA L. BOWEN COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER

Also known as

UPPER MANHATTAN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a NYS certified Special Education Teacher to join our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (Master’s Level)

PROGRAM: Therapeutic Preschool

HOURS: 35 hrs. per week, Monday – Friday

UNION STATUS: Union Position

QUALIFICATIONS:
-NYS Students with Disabilities Birth-2nd Grade certification

-Masters degree in Education

-Familiarity with IEP’s in order to ensure that the goals are met through daily instruction

-Knowledge and understanding of behavioral interventions in the classroom for children with behavioral problems

-Knowledge of the various disabilities that will be encountered in the classroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide for the educational and cognitive needs of children, through curriculum planning, direct instruction, classroom management, etc.
  • Supervise assistant teachers and paraprofessionals in their work with students in the classroom
  • Participation in staff professional development trainings
  • Meet with parents to discuss child’s progress in the classroom
  • Maintain record of child’s educational progress
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program and/or Educational Director

REPORTS TO: Director of Children’s Therapeutic Preschool; supervised by the School Building Leader

Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center

For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org .

Address

1727 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10031
New York, NY
USA

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