Position Description: Special Education Itinerant Teacher

We are seeking Special Education Itinerant Teachers to work within the following:
  • Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program
  • Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE), 3 to 5 year old program
  • Committee on Special Education (CSE), 5 and up program

Special Education teachers will assist in the screening, assessment, evaluation, identification and treatment of students presenting with developmental delays or disabilities. They will assist students in the development of cognitive, communication, social and emotional, adaptive, fine and gross motor skills, within home, school, and other community settings in accordance with "Least Restrictive Environment" provisions. Special Education Itinerant teachers will collaborate with other disciplines in order to develop and address goals and objectives as required by each student's Individualized Family Service Plan or Individualized Educational Program. This includes providing families with information, modeling, training and support to positively affect the development and maintenance of skills. In compliance with state and local requirements, each teacher will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs.

BA/BS or MA/MS and New York State certification in any one of the following areas:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, TSHH
  • Students with Disabilities, Birth to 2nd Grade, SWD
  • Teacher for Students with Speech and Language Disabilities, TSSLD

Note: A Bilingual Extension is also required when serving bilingual children in the Committee on Preschool Special Education Program (3 to 5 years old).

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