HEAD TEACHER, CLC (4410 Program)

US-NY-New York
7 months ago
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Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Head Teacher serves as a Mentoring Teacher to assist classroom teaching staff in the implementation of developmentally appropriate assessments, engagement with the students and learning activities for the students. Serves as a liaison with the Committees on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and the Committees on Special Education (CSE).



- Ensures that each student has a current IEP, with goals and objectives specific to his/her

developmental needs

- Assists teaching staff with individualizing the learning activities for each student in the classroom

- Assists teaching staff with the organization of the classroom environment that is conducive to learning

- Serves as a role model for classroom staff (e.g. co-teach or lead classroom activities)

- Attend school district meetings on behalf of prospective students, new students and continuing students

- Reviews clinical packets completed for multidisciplinary evaluations

- Attends relevant conferences, workshops and in-service trainings

- Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings

- Assists classroom staff in ordering appropriate supplies & equipment

- Plans field trips and special events, in conjunction with the classroom teaching staff

- Additional duties as assigned by the Program Director



Minimum of three- five years of classroom teaching experience

- Master’s degree in Early Childhood and/or Early Childhood Special Education

- New York State certification in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

- Excellent organizational skills

- Excellent oral and writing skills


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