Special Education Teacher Substitute - $125/day

  • Job Tracking ID: 512714-713976
  • Job Location: Depew, NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Per Diem
  • Date Updated: December 04, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Monday through Friday, 7:30am-2:30pm, variable days


Provide education services for students with developmental disabilities. Provide direction and guidance to support staff; maintain records of student progress, and communicate effectively with families, students, staff and human services professionals.


Reports to Principal


* Write specific lesson plans that adhere to the Common Core; are chronologically and developmentally appropriate; reflect differentiated instruction techniques; incorporate technology; and are creative.

* Develop Individualized Education Plans ('IEPs') in accordance with current New York State Education and Cantalician practice, procedures and policies.

* Formulate long-term goals and short-term objectives and implement all goals on each student's IEP.

* Assure that IEP mandates are fulfilled and document progress toward goals on the IEP.

* Use data collection systems as directed by IEP Coordinator and/or behavior staff.

* Establish an effective data collection and charting system to monitor students' progress.

* Make appropriate academic recommendations as a result of testing, professional judgment and students’ needs.

* Engage students in activities that are interesting, meaningful and individualized to reflect each student’s developmental level.

* Help each student to mature academically, emotionally and socially.

* Provide care and instruction to promote a safe environment for students and staff.

* Ensure a clean and orderly work environment.

* Provide information about each student's progress to appropriate family members and human service professionals.

* Attend CPSE-CSE meetings that may occur outside an employee's regularly scheduled work day.

* Ensure that supplemental classroom aides and teacher assistants work productively as part of the classroom team.

* Ensure that policies and procedures are being adhered to.

* Promptly report instances of policy and procedure deviations to the Principal or designee.

* Ensure that staff are engaged in classroom, and performing all duties and responsibilities as assigned by the teacher.

* Ensure that students’ augmentative communication devices are utilized throughout the day by all classroom staff.

* Assume responsibility for the management of the class, students and staff, at all times.

* Provide clear and succinct direction to students and staff.

* Utilize Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP) procedures.

* Advocate for each student and family.

* Organize and maintain daily, weekly and/or monthly notes, reports and/or records required for each student.

* Foster students’ independence ensuring that students achieve the greatest level of independence possible and appropriate for that particular student.

* Ensure that verbal and written communications including tone, demeanor, and content with students, staff, and parents are at all times professional, appropriate and respectful.

* Model and demonstrate expected student behavior.

* Instruct student and family in treatment and procedures to be continued at home.

* Participate in staff training, in-services, committee and departmental team meetings.

* Refer students and their families to community resources and services.

* Demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as in conjunction with other staff members and members of the instructional team.

* Submit maintenance requests when necessary to ensure the proper functioning of the room and its content.

* Consistently comply with all agency policies and procedures.

* Constantly maintain high professional standards with regard to personal behavior and interactions with other staff, families, districts and the community at large.

* Perform other duties as requested by the Principal and/or Director of Education.

Experience and Skills:


* High level of written and oral communication.

* High level of interpersonal skills.

* High level of behavior management skills.

* High level of knowledge of educational principles, especially those that apply to students with disabilities.

* Possess good time management skills.

* Knowledge of computers to prepare monthly lessons and progress reports and educational materials needed.

* Must possess a Bachelor’s of Art of Bachelor of Science degree in
Special Education.
* Provisional special education teacher New York State certification
applicable to position
* Permanent certification must be obtained and documentation
substantiating same provided to the Agency within five years of
provisional certification, unless a shorter duration is required by law.



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