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Special Education Teacher - DIRECT HIRE starting at $58k

Rochester, NY · Education
TES Staffing is thrilled to partner with a small, independent school located in Rochester, that focuses on joyfully celebrating children with special health care needs.  We are actively seeking Special Education Preschool Teachers.

Hourly, Monday – Friday.  Either 7:45a – 4:30p OR 9a – 5:30p
Pay: Starting at $58k, will seriously consider higher rates of pay for candidates who have experience with medically fragile students and classroom experience. 

Direct Hire: excellent benefits to include:
  • Generous PTO – 25 paid holidays, 4 weeks PTO, paid break between Christmas – New Years and 4th of July week.  Sick time as well
  • 90% of medical, include vision and dental is covered
  • 401k immediately contributed, 5% match after one year
Job Duties:
  • Special Education Teachers are responsible for the delivery of the specialized developmental services, inclusive group educational programs, and family support services.
  • Special Education Teachers work in close collaboration with internal multi-disciplinary teams comprised of pediatric nurses, Early Intervention and Preschool therapists, and other partners, to deliver high quality educational programming for children receiving pediatric day-respite services
  • Special Education Teachers work in a co-teacher model and ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations governing the agency’s operations and are responsible for the daily supervision and professional development of teacher aides (TA’s), and volunteers assigned to each classroom.
  • All programs are designed to support each child’s individual goals in a manner consistent with the school’s culture of inclusion, empowerment, and compassion.
Qualifications :
-Applicants must be loving, creative, inspiring, and expert special education teachers with excellent classroom management, team building, and communication skills.
-Candidates embrace a family and person-centered, team-based approach to problem solving.
- Candidates employ excellent written and verbal communication skills, exhibit a high level of emotional intelligence at all times, and are skillful at adapting to situational needs.
Other requirements:
Master’s degree and New York State teaching certification in Special Education required.
Preferred candidates have a minimum of 3 years of classroom management experience.
Experienced in developing and adapting inclusive group learning activities appropriate for children from birth to school-age.
Ability to create effective lesson plans for engaging multiple learning and communication styles and abilities.
Adopts a growth framework and supports a continuous learning environment.


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