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Early Childhood, Special Education Teacher

Location: New York, NY

Department: Early Childhood Education

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Sheltering Arms is Currently seeking to hire a Special Education Teacher to join our dedicated team at our Therapeutic Nursery in order to supervise the planning and execution of the individual education plan and provide an environment that will promote the educational, social and emotional development of the group as well as the individual children in our care. 

Essential Functions:

  • Develops a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and developmental level of the children that will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities

  • Uses community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.

  • Responsible for the professional growth and development of the staff and associates through regularly scheduled classroom group conferences

  • Promotes the professional growth of classroom association by sharing mutual knowledge
  • Promotes sound parent relationships by attending and participating in group parent meetings

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Special Education
  • New York State Teacher Certification – Special Education
  • Knowledge of city, state and agency child welfare regulations, policies and procedures
  • Experience working with young children

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

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