Teacher - SEIT in Staten Island, NY at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 6/10/2020

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Job Description

Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year. Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey. Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.


Implement instruction based on The NYC Department of Education Prekindergarten Performance Standards, aligned with
children’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

 M.S. in Special Education. New York State teacher certification, (initial or professional certification) in Students with Disabilities,
Birth-Grade 2.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Implement instructional (e.g. Applied Behavior Analysis) and behavioral strategies and methodology in the home and classroom.
  2. Write annual IEP goals and objectives and educational progress summaries for CPSE reviews.

  3. Write Quarterly Progress Reports and individual session notes to monitor children’s progress.

  4. Assess developmental functioning and learning skills of students in all areas, at regularly planned intervals using The Brigance
    Inventories and other formal and informal assessment tools.

  5. Collect and monitor data related to individualized behavior plans, IEPs, children’s attendance and other instructional and administrative
    areas as needed.

  6. Develop an ongoing professional relationship with parents and provide suggestions for follow-up activities.

  7. Attend team meetings and CPSE conferences as needed.

  8. Implement the policies and procedures contained in the Early Learning Center manuals related to the SEIT program.

  9. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Effect on End Results

  1. Instruction and behavioral strategies is individualized for children to master IEP goals.
  2. Compliance with New York City, State and Federal guidelines is maintained.
  3. Student progress is monitored and recorded.
  4. Children’s development and learning is formally and informally assessed.
  5. Data outcomes are reported monthly.
  6. A partnership between the provider and parents is established and continued throughout the year.
  7. Interdisciplinary teamwork is promoted through team meetings.
  8. Compliance with safety, health, and administrative issues relevant to the SEIT program is maintained.
  9. Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurately.

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Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.