Substitute Teachers Needed- Early Childhood Special Education

Date Posted: January 18, 2019
Job Description
Special Education, FULL-TIME, Substitute Teacher- Whitestone, NY
The Life Skills Preschool is seeking certified, special education teachers (or graduate students working towards certification) to plan and provide an appropriate learning experience for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities. The Substitute Teacher will help to cover maternity leaves and absent teachers in both our Queens and Bronx locations. The substitute teacher would receive close supervision and assistance from our Curriculum Coordinator.
PRE-K, Special Education Teacher Responsibilities
  • Provides direct instruction support IEP goal attainment for preschool, special education students.
  • Prepare weekly activity plans according to a planned sequence with IEP goals and plan/share with teacher assistants
  • Observe and document students’ progress.
  • Utilize the Creative Curriculum in accordance with Common Core
  • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher.
  • Participates in program planning and interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Write annual goals and progress reports corresponding with assessments provided
  • Instruct and supervise teacher assistants
  • Collect data and implement interventions based on students' needs.
  • Engage parents, community and school members in collaborative team-approach
Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree required- Early childhood, Special Education (Birth-2)
  • Master’s degree preferred (Internship certificate accepted)
Skills and/or Experience Required: 
Prior experience working with youth, preferably special needs population or a similar combination of work and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong attention to detail and highly organized.
Please contact Kim Jelley-Principal- 718-459-6279

Contact Info

Kimberly Jelley Principal Life Skills Preschool 24-20 Parsons Blvd. Whitestone, NY 11357 (p) 718-459-6279 (f) 718-275-8220