Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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The Northeast Parent & Child Society, one of New York State’s most innovative human service agencies, invites application for an English Language Arts/Reading Intervention Teacher.

The School at Northeast is a co-ed special education program for 152 students in grades 6-12. Students typically cope with multiple problems including educational disabilities, family instability, emotional trauma, delinquency, mental illness, truancy, and substance abuse. The school offers a full curriculum in a structured and supportive learning environment, providing students with a variety of academic, recreational, and vocational opportunities.

Skills/Qualifications: New York State Certification in English Language Arts grades 6-12. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Experience working with Middle/High School level students with social and emotional challenges. Working knowledge of New York State Special Education regulations and documents, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), FBA/BIP, PBIS and Read 180. Previous experience working in a Residential Treatment Center/Day Treatment program a plus.

Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:15am-3:45pm, 180 day school calendar with the option of working a six week summer program.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

NPCS is committed to the professional growth of its staff through on-going training and staff development. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and passionate team.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws .

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