Special Education SETTS Teachers Needed

Date Posted: January 7, 2019

Curriculum Planning 
Learn content and skills as detailed in curriculum support materials used for framework for teaching, as well as Common Core or other related standards 
Collaborate with colleagues in developing purposeful, rigorous, and engaging daily and long-term plans aligned to standards, and in regularly revising these materials 
Submit necessary curriculum documents (e.g. scope and sequence, curriculum maps, lesson plans, reteach plans, intellectual preparation documents) as requested 
Create, administer, and analyze meaningful and frequent assessments from which reteaches are planned 
Maintain the necessary records of student progress toward academic goals; meet deadlines for submitting data to other departments 

In the Classroom 
Provide targeted push-in and pull-out academic support 
Teach five to six periods of small group instruction per day; ensure that all SETTS mandates are met. Offer lesson differentiation suggestions for implementation by classroom teachers; create flexible small groups based on data. Collaborate with classroom teachers for push-in and pull-out groups 
Maintain a productive, safe, and disciplined learning environment in which classroom values, teaching points, process charts, and student work are clearly displayed 
Maximize instruction time by keeping the flow of classroom activities moving smoothly and efficiently throughout the day 
Uphold all school policies within the classroom 
Infuse values, rigor, and joy into lessons 
Integrate feedback and goal-setting into lesson delivery 
Provide the differentiation and accommodations needed for the growth and success of all students; go above and beyond to ensure that all students are meeting appropriate standards 
Model strong written and verbal skills 
Invest time in knowing students and demonstrate an active interest in their well-being; use kind, firm body language to convey authority and care 
Review and comply with guidelines of students’ IEPs, and provide information about student performance and services received 

Communication and Collaboration 
Collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary team coordinating all instructional activities with teachers, assistants, and instructional leaders 
Proactively seek assistance or advice when faced with challenging teaching situations 
Maintain positive relationships with and support the learning of all staff members 
Appropriately give and receive feedback to/from students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration when requested. 
Keep families well-informed of student performance and progress 
Provide feedback and guidance to classroom assistants 

Professionalism and Work Day Expectations 
Meet expectations including punctuality and professionalism in conversation, if writing when necessary; consistently meet progress reports on a weekly basis with goals and outcomes. 
Reflect on professional practice through self-analysis and engagement in informal and formal feedback processes 


• Minimum of two-year's experience in relevant educational positions with a strong record of student achievement
• Bachelor's Degree, or higher, and appropriate NYS certifications in Special Education, or Reading/Literacy for teachers. Internship Certificate in Students or Transitional B Certificate in Students with Disabilities or Reading/Literacy.
• Expertise with both ELA and Math
• Fingerprint through New York City Department of Education
• Positions available in K-12, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan

Compensation for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The company address is:  
Open Minds Early Childhood Program Inc.
229-19 Merrick Blvd. Suite#186
Laurelton, NY 11413
Phone# 646-342-5493
Fax# 718-977-0366
Email: omechpinc@gmail.com

Contact Info

Ms. LaMarr Re'nee Riddick Director at Open Minds Early Childhood Program Inc. 646-342-5493 lriddick@aol.com