- The Children’s School has several collaborative inclusion classes located in community early childhood settings for preschool students with a disability. We are seeking a certified special education teacher, experienced working with young children with developmental delays and disabilities. In addition to classroom management, curriculum development and lesson planning to design activities that meet the IEP goals for students, this position requires communication with parents, school districts and other professional clinicians, working on a collaborative team.
- Requires Graduation from College or University with a Master’s Degree in Special Education and at least two years of experience.
- The ABA Program/Preschool Coordinator at The Children’s School for Early Development is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of our specialized preschool program for children on the autism spectrum.
- Overall responsibilities associated with this position include the direct support and consultation with the educational and clinical staff, developmental and behavioral support of students, and maintaining best practices in keeping with a VB/ABA based framework.
- Requires Master’s degree in Special Education or related field and direct experience working in an educational setting with young children with developmental disabilities, specifically preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder.
- NYS Certification for Special Education Teacher and BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) are required.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (specifically that of Verbal Behavior), Positive Behavior Support, Behavior Management and Functional Behavioral Assessments.
- Provides diagnostic, evaluative and therapeutic services for a broad spectrum of speech disorders for children with developmental disabilities.
- Participates in completing and updating the Comprehensive Functional Assessment.
- Provide in service training to staff as needed/requested and or assigned.
- Must have considerable knowledge of OPWDD regulations.
- Professional- Graduation from an accredited College or University with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Speech Pathology.
- Licensed and currently registered as a speech Pathologist by New York State Department of Education as a person eligible for licensure by virtue of holding a certificate of clinical competence.
- Must have car and NYS drivers’ license.