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  • Special Education TEACHER, BROWNELL-BRONX

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/15/2018 3:33 PM)
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  • Overview

    Rising Ground is a leading social service agency dedicated to supporting children, adults and families.  Working together, we create strong foundations for success.  Our agency currently serves more than 11,000 individuals and their family members through 43 programs at 27 locations throughout the New York City area.  In our Head Start, Early Head Start, Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Child Care programs, teachers and staff provide the guidance, stability and assistance that young children need to thrive, striving to inspire a love of learning.  From play to structured lessons, our work with young children encourages them to actively question, explore and experiment while gaining a solid foundation for future success in and out of the classroom.  


    • Coordinate evaluation clinic.
    • Provide written educational observations.
    • Provide written preschool student evaluation summary reports.
    • Prepare for school district meetings, and consulting with social worker.
    • Attend CPSE meetings by reviewing student records for tracking logs in conjunction with program director.
    • Provide coverage for classroom teaching staff.
    • Keep program director informed about outstanding issues related to the evaluation clinic and center based program.
    • Coordinate writing of progress reports to parents.
    • Participate in development/updating of IEP’s.
    • Serve as liaison between school and CPSE/CSE .
    • Assist teaching staff preparation and implementation of lesson plans.
    • Prepare and maintain bus list and take daily child head count coordinate.
    • Coordinate school trips.
    • Develop and monitor behavior programs in conjunction with school psychologist.
    • Perform other related work as requested by program director/director of early childhood education.


    • Full-time, school calendar + summer programming
    • NYS certified special education teacher - Students with Disabilities (Birth Grade 2)
    • Masters Degree in special education
    • Two years early childhood special education teaching experience preferred


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