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The NYC Autism Charter School accepts resumes for classroom instructors and certified special education teachers on a rolling basis.

Instructor

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Interested candidates for NYC Autism Charter School – East Harlem should send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Seeman, Head of School:  JSeeman@nycacharterschool.org

Interested candidates for NYC Autism Charter School – Bronx should send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Seeman, Head of School:  JSeeman@nycacharterschool.org

Description

Instructors are responsible for assisting with daily classroom activities and implementation of student education and intervention programs. Intensive training and ongoing support is provided. Bachelor’s degree preferred — minimally working toward a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in the field of education or psychology).

Responsibilities
  • Collecting, summarizing, and evaluating data on student programs, including written reports and visual graphic displays of student data;
  • Conducting preference assessments for students in an ongoing manner along with using and managing motivational systems;
  • Assisting in development, implementation, and review of skill acquisition and behavior reduction program for all assigned students;
  • Participating in student clinic meetings;
  • Using a variety of behavior analytic teaching methods (e.g., incidental teaching, discrete-trial instruction, prompt and prompt fading methodology);

Teacher

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Interested candidates for NYC Autism Charter School (East Harlem) should send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Seeman, Head of School:  JSeeman@nycacharterschool.org

Interested candidates for NYC Autism Charter School Bronx should send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Seeman, Head of School:  JSeeman@nycacharterschool.org

Description

The Certified Special Education Teacher is responsible for the planning, implementation, and continuing evaluation of individualized skill acquisition programs and behavior reduction programs for all NYC Autism Charter School students within his/her classroom.

Responsibilities
  • Ensuring that a variety of behavior analytic teaching methods are utilized with all students (e.g., incidental teaching, fluency training, discrete-trial teaching);
  • Ensuring that student motivational and reinforcement systems are managed correctly by all staff;
  • Attending all student clinic meetings and other relevant meetings with parents or outside professionals;
  • Conducting preference assessments for students in an ongoing manner;
  • Assisting with conducting Alternate Assessments;
  • Attending all Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) meetings for assigned students;
  • Conducting home visits for assigned students;
  • Collecting, summarizing, and evaluating data on skill acquisition programs and behavior intervention plans, including written reports and visual graphic displays of data;
  • Assisting with development, implementation, and review of Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) for all assigned students;
  • Ensuring that book reviews are completed as scheduled;
  • Composing progress reports;
  • Supervising and providing training for assigned instructors;
  • Conducting weekly classroom meetings;
  • Ensuring that IOA data are collected on a regular basis across students;
  • Managing and organizing educational and teaching materials and environment.

Internships

Description

The NYC Autism Charter School internship program offers training opportunities twice per year. Interns are chosen through a competitive application process that involves submission of a written application and resume as well as an in-person interview. Individuals who are accepted to the program receive training in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the teaching strategies informed by these principles, and how those strategies are tailored to meet the educational needs of students with autism. Interns go through rigorous didactic and hands-on training, working directly with students to develop a solid foundation for teaching children on the autism spectrum.

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Our next internship program will take place in the Spring of 2018. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Seeman, Head of School: JSeeman@nycacharterschool.org
Submission deadline: December 1st 2017