Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

St. Joseph's College
Brooklyn, New York
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher in an Inclusive Classroom

Dillon Child Study Center

The Dillon Child Study Center is seeking an early childhood special education teacher to work in an Inclusion class staffed by one General Education Teacher, one Special Education Teacher, and two Assistant Teachers; there are 20 students in the class between the ages of 2.9-5.0, 8-10 of whom have IEPs. The Dillon Child Study Center is a fully licensed school for children 2-5 years of age that serves as a laboratory school for college students who are preparing to teach at the early childhood level.  Located at the Brooklyn campus, the Dillon Center accommodates 100 children and is committed to a developmental philosophy of education, holding the belief that children’s development follows a predictable pattern, but each child grows in a unique and individual way, supported and encouraged by responsive adults. 

The special education teacher is responsible for providing children with a developmentally appropriate teaching environment that will help them to develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally; collaborating with the teaching team to create child-centered and play-based activities for the children; differentiating the curriculum and classroom in order to ensure that all children meet their goals; creating and implementing IEP goals; evaluating the progress of the children on an ongoing basis and implementing the necessary modifications; communicating with parents about their children’s progress.

Benefits of employment at the Dillon Center include full medical coverage, a retirement plan, professional development, substantial support from an administrative team that includes a special education coordinator, a special education supervisor and the director/assistant directors of the school, and college tuition discounts. We offer undergraduate and graduate tuition remission at St. Joseph's College, which has 3 Master's programs in Education (Literacy, Special Education and Educational Leadership).

NYS Certification in Early Childhood Students with Disabilities (Birth to Grade 2) is required. Position is open September 5, 2017.

Send resume and cover letter to Director of the Dillon Center, St. Joseph’s College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205 or email sstrautcollard@sjcny.edu