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Early Childhood Special Education Teacher - Harlem
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Sheltering Arms Children & Family Services, Inc.
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Sheltering Arms' Early Childhood Education program inspires hope, and encourages curiosity and learning for hundreds of children, ages 2-4 years old.  Serving working families in the community, our centers meet a growing need for high quality, affordable early education. Our dedicated educators guide children through hands-on learning activities and a constantly growing set of innovations, such as mental health support and exposure to the arts. Our model is informed by New York’s Common Core learning standards and the Creative Curriculum, ensuring that children gain the early literacy, math, and cognitive skills they will need to succeed in Kindergarten and beyond.

Sheltering Arms is currently seeking a Special Education Teacher for our Early Childhood Therapeutic Nursery, in Harlem, NY. The Special Ed Teacher will join our dedicated team at our Therapeutic Nursery in order to supervise the planning and execution of the individual education plan and provide an environment that will promote the educational, social and emotional development of the group as well as the individual children in our care.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and developmental level of the children that will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities
  • Uses community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.
  • Responsible for the professional growth and development of the staff and associates through regularly scheduled classroom group conferences
  • Promotes the professional growth of classroom association by sharing mutual knowledge
  • Promotes sound parent relationships by attending and participating in group parent meetings
  • Masters Degree in Special Education
  • New York State Teacher Certification – Special Education
  • Knowledge of city, state and agency child welfare regulations, policies and procedures
  • Experience working with young children

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.


To apply, please select the following link: http://jobs.shelteringarmsny.org/apply/vpxp34HtHM/Early-Childhood-Special-Education-Teacher?source=ECKLC