Position Description

Special Education Teacher
Location Greater New York City Area-5 Boroughs
Job Code 099
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Multiple opportunities providing direct teaching to preschoolers and school aged students. 

IMMEDIATE NEED: Special Education Teachers for In-Person Services- Preschool and School Aged (SEIT and SETSS) 

NYTPS Inc. Current seeks  providers for In-Person based services    

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule around the family needs

  • Must have DOE Fingerprinting to pick up caseloads  

  • We have full clinical support team to assist with administrative aspects of the services  

  • New York State Licensed or Certified  

CANNOT CURRENTLY WORK FOR THE DOE. Candidates 1 year out will be considered. 

Full day and part day and substitute positions available. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Must currently hold New York State certification as a Special Education Teacher
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to modify activities and materials to meet the needs of your student based on the IEP and assessment
  • Bilingual Language Extension for bilingual cases
  • For Evaluators - at least 1-2 years experience conducting assessments (DAYC-2, HELP Checklist) and completing preschool age evaluations.

Additional Requirements: 

Reporting: Communicates progress and concerns regarding the case with supervisor and appropriate NYTPS staff members. Maintains communication and consistency with the related service providers, the parents/guardians, and the classroom teacher working with the student. 

Participates in Committee on Special Education (CPSE/CSE) meetings. Testifies in impartial hearings upon request by the student’s parent, guardian, or the CSE.

Professionalism: Team player, shows high level of professionalism in all areas, exhibits initiative and self- direction, maintains positive and respectful attitude, accepts feedback well, and demonstrates loyalty and commitment. Able to work with a multitude of student profiles.  

  • Implements programs based on assessment of the student
  • Coordinates the child’s educational goals with other providers, therapists, and teachers
  • Based on the IEP and assessments, implements programs to address the student’s needs in functional living skills areas
  • Promotes independence for the student
  • Maintains daily log notes
  • For students requiring ABA, maintains daily data based on the student’s programs
  • Follows New York Therapy Placement Services Code of Professional Conduct  


  • Competitive rates and rapid payments. Choose to be compensated monthly, or Bi-Monthly 
  • NYTPS Inc. has been approved by the NYSED to offer Professional Development Special Education Teachers. We bring this great benefit to you as an active provider with heavily discounted workshops occurring frequently at different times during the year. 
  • Access to our extensive Assessment Lending Library 
  • The support of Placement Coordinators who will respect your preferences. 
  • Specialized Clinical Coordinators who will visit and help you. 

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About New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc.:

New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc. has been a leader in the educational/healthcare services arena for over 30 years. Founded in 1986, the company plays an integral part in both the public and private health care sectors. NYTPS is a multidisciplinary agency, with placements available for Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, LCSW's, LMHC's, Psychologists (PHD and PsyD), School Psychologists and Special Education Teachers and Behavior Analysts. Our placements include a wide variety of setting such as, but not limited to,  preschools, schools, home care, nursing homes, long and short term care facilities.  We are proud of our reputation of excellence and commitment to providing services in compliance with local, state and federal guidelines.  We pride ourselves in working with only the most experienced clinicians that are interested in making a difference in the lives of others. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V

NYTPS/NYTPSSP complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, to perform essential job functions and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at TherapyNYC@nytps.org


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