Fedcap Special Education Teacher in Albany, New York
We are hiring in Albany NY! Join us this summer at Camp Colonie for an exciting opportunity as a Special Education Teacher.
MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19. Required to provide documentation during Onboarding process.
Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope, and answers- https://www.easterseals.com/newyork/our-programs/camping-recreation/camp-colonie.html
Easterseals is a standard-bearer for creating equity and access for people with disabilities and other barriers to long term self-sufficiency. For 100 years, Easterseals has been an indispensable resource for people and families living with disabilities. Throughout all life's moments -- from the extraordinary to the ordinary and everything in between -- Easterseals is here to help people and families realize and reach for their full potential.
Job Title: Special Education Teacher (Grades 7-12 or K-12 )
Location: Albany, NY
FLSA Status: Non - Exempt
Position Type: Full Time - Temporary
Easterseals Camp Colonie is accepting resumes for a Certified Special Education Teacher (K-12 or 7-12). Camp Colonie is a unique outdoor summer school and recreational program for children with disabilities. Duties include instruction of IEP goals, overall wellness of students, and both group and individual instruction of extended school year program.
Applicants must be available June 26 th - August 11 th
Essential Job Functions:
Design a classroom environment that is both motivating and stimulating for students.
Provide a daily written lesson plan in appropriate book form. Store book accessibly at the school should the teacher be unexpectedly absent.
Maintain periodic progress scales for each pupil and attend case conferences on each student at appropriate intervals during the school year.
Implement behavioral system, as approved by treatment team and T.C.I. protocols.
Assure that accurate attendance records are maintained and are to be submitted appropriately prior to the completion of the school year.
Submit monthly reports to appropriate parties.
Attend school-specific and Agency-related staff and/or parent meetings as required.
Assure that all students are supervised at all times by a responsible individual who is a paid employee of the agency.
Attend annual orientation for staff prior to school opening.
Develop a working relationship with the assigned professionals as well as the coordinator of therapeutic classroom activities.
Collaborate with the Treatment Team regarding treatment of the children and diagnostic information.
Participate in meetings and workshops that would serve as community orientation regarding Easter Seals.
Help organize and supervise extracurricular activities.
Supervise aides assigned to classroom.
Transport students to and from group residence, activities, work, etc. Use of own vehicle is frequent, if not daily.
Develop IEPs within 30 days of Admission. Act as coordinator for therapist's reports for IEP meetings.
Follow program of Certification developed by the state Department of Education and local Master Plan of the Society.
Perform other duties as assigned. This job description is not deigned to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.
Experience and Education:
Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university.
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
NYS Certification in Special Education K-12 or 7-12.
Flexibility, desire to work outdoors and experience with children is preferred.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer