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Special Education Teacher

Green Chimneys
Brewster, New York, US
Closing date
May 21, 2022

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Training / Education
Education / Training
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Code: 2022-358
Location: Brewster Main Campus
Department: Education
Status: Regular Full Time (40 hrs/wk)

Job Description: Green Chimneys is hiring in our Education department! Green Chimneys School offers a fully integrated approach that includes a complete staff of educators, clinicians, social workers, therapists, farm and wildlife experts, and outdoor specialists who are trained in social skills development, behavior management techniques to assist students in self-regulation skills, and crisis prevention and intervention. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for teaching a self-contained or departmentalized class during a 12 month school year. Specific duties and responsibilities will vary depending on the subject matter the Teacher will teach.

  • Develop an I.E.P. (Individualized Education Program) covering a twelve month period on each student assigned and complete progress marks and comments as indicated on the IEP.
  • Ensure that students receive related services and accommodations as outlined in the I.E.P.
  • Work cooperatively with all departments in our agency and communicate student concerns with the treatment team and supervisor
  • Develop plans for effectively communicating progress of students with families, related service providers, and residential staff (if applicable)
  • Assist in all ways to create the best possible education program for our students
  • Responsible for the accountability and supervision of all students at all times
  • Implement Common Core State Standard curriculum to students with varying disabilities
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and communicate those objectives to the students
  • Plan and teach lessons with a balanced approach of instruction, demonstration and independent work that provides students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate

Job Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's in Education preferred. Prior field placement in special education preferred.

Licensure/Certification:NYSED Certification in appropriate area. Will consider uncertified candidates who are actively in or willing to go back to school for teaching and have experience with classroom management and teaching.
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