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Special Educator - All Ages (Education, Training, & Library)
Garden City, NY 11530
Recruited by: Steven Bergonzi | Head of Talent Acquisition | Kidz Therapy Services PLLC See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Family of Kidz
  • Industry: Education, Training, & Library
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Dec 14, 2021
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Job Description

Position: Special Educator

Family of Kidz is seeking a proactive and engaging Special Educator who is passionate about working with a best-in-class team who delivers the highest quality of care to families of children with special needs.

At Family of Kidz, you will be joining a dynamic Special Education Team where each team member is incredibly valued!

About this role:
• Fee for Service Special Educator for early intervention, preschool and school-age children
• Various cases throughout Nassau & Suffolk County
• Availability during school hours

• Plans and implements Individualized Educational Programs.
• Prepares daily lesson plans with emphasis on individualized instruction and IEP goals.
• Plans individual and group activities for children to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills.
• Develops and uses instructional materials suitable for verbal or visual instruction for students with a wide range of mental, physical and emotional needs.
• Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays; interest centers, and exhibits of students work.
• Perform other work as assigned by supervisors.
• And more!

About You:

If you have these attributes:
• Passionate about working with children and their families
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong ability to collaborate with various professionals
• Self-starter and independent problem solver
• Excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
• Sterling values, high integrity, empathetic and considerate
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and dynamic environment
• Flexible thinker with the ability to pivot when necessary
• Must be a team-player

And this background:
• NYS Certification as a Special Education Teacher (Either B-2, K-6, 5-9 or 7-12)
• Minimum of (1) year experience working in a setting focusing on supporting children and their families.
• Bilingual is a plus

Then we are looking forward to receiving your resume!

Why join our Family?

Since 1998, Family of Kidz has brought together highly qualified teams of professionals who work diligently to help children with special needs, from birth to adulthood. Our focus is on establishing a strong understanding of each child’s s needs and teaching them skills that lead to greater independence and an enhanced quality of life.

Family of Kidz provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

In an effort to keep our clients and community safe, we are requiring all new employees to show proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or agree to submit a weekly PCR test upon hire.

Family of Kidz offerings include:

• Employee assistance program
• Referral program
• Full Time opportunities available
• Professional Development Assistance