s Healthcare System for Children is one of the nation’s premier providers of intensive rehabilitation and specialized care for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions. The largest pediatric post-acute care provider of its kind in the region, St. Mary's treats 4,000 children each day through our hospital, Home Care and Community Programs in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and beyond. Following hospitalizations for complications from premature birth, illness and injury, or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary's to receive exceptional care, learn to manage their condition, and achieve a better quality of life.
Special Educator - Per Diem
St. Mary's is currently seeking per diem Special Educators to serve all boroughs and Nassau/Suffolk counties. Qualified candidates will provide Special Education teaching skills in accordance with the program’s mandate; conduct formal and informal assessments in order to determine ongoing eligibility for services and need for additional services; treat the child through use of therapeutic activities designed to restore/improve function; select and prepare developmentally appropriate education materials; work collaboratively with Early Intervention Team to provide the appropriate service for each child and family; consult with other staff members to ensure quality of care; observe, record and report the child’s reaction to treatment and any changes in child’s condition to the service coordinator/case manager/nurse coordinator/clinician; instruct, coach and advise family, caregiver and other health team professionals in activities for carryover designed to assist child in meeting goals as outlined in IFSP.
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO
Join our fabulous team!
Masters Degree in Special Education Certified Special Education Teacher by the New York State Board of Education.
Minimum of two years experience in early childhood special education.
Vision certification a plus!
Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel to provide home-based services.
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children - 8 months ago