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Upstate Cerebral Palsy Special Education Teacher Preschool (Summer Only) in Utica, New York


At Upstate Cerebral Palsy, we provide innovative programs and services that support people and create opportunities to fulfill life person at a time, through everyday miracles. We are looking to hire compassionate, professional, and versatile employees. Our ideal candidate would have the ability to work independently, think quickly, and problem solve

The Special Education Teacher is responsible to see that each child’s IEP is carried out, take part in interdisciplinary team meetings, oversee class room aides and assistants, compile reports and statistics, maintain supplies and participate in Agency activities.


Medical, Dental and Vison

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

403B: Dollar for dollar retirement match

STD, LTD, Life and AD&D

Employee Discounts: Local and National

Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

Tuition Reimbursement

Professional Development

Generous PTO Plans (Sick, Vacation and Leave)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement the educational program for each child (IEP).

  • Function as a contributing member of each child’s interdisciplinary team and represent the team at CSE meetings, as required.

  • Effectively oversee teacher aides, interns, students and volunteers on all activities for program success.

  • Compile all reports and statistics required by Upstate Cerebral Palsy, NYS Education Department, funding and referral agencies and others as may be required.

  • Order supplies and equipment.

  • Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings and committees.


  • Current Initial New York State Teacher Certification in students with disabilities for the appropriate age group being taught or a current Provisional New York State Teacher Certification in Special Education.

  • Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel)

  • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License




  • Bachelors or better in Special Education


  • Masters or better in Special Education

Licenses & Certifications


  • Teacher - NYS Cert