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Per Diem Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)

Children’s Programs - Family Center

Start Date: Jan 06, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancy – Per Diem Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)


The Home and Community-Based Program provides SEIT services and Evaluations for children ages 3-5 with special needs. SEIT services are determined and educational goals are derived from the Individualized Education Program (IEP) developed by the NYC Department of Education (DOE) district Chairperson, the multidisciplinary team and/or evaluators.

The SEIT’s role is to work with children who require extra support in regular education settings, supporting them to become fully integrated into his or her school program. The objective of the SEIT is to have each child function independently in the classroom with the help of his or her regular classroom teachers.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement educational goals according to the IEP. Ensure ongoing communication and collaboration with parents and therapists regarding educational treatment of child. Attend IEP/team meetings as needed. Responsible for daily session notes and quarterly/annual progress reports. Collaborate with classroom teacher.
  • Required tasks of a SEIT including doing case mandated hours/week, indirect case work, monthly paperwork and quarterly reports for CPSE/CSE, attend all DOE meetings, coordinate team meetings and paperwork from related service providers, and ongoing contact with family as needed.

Qualifications

  • Must have NYS Special Education certification
  • Must have Masters Degree in Early Childhood Special Education
  • At least 3 years of experience working as SEIT with the 3-5 year old special needs population
  • Knowledge of and experience with DOE/CPSE/CSE regulations and methods of obtaining services for families
  • Knowledge of and experience with aging out process and ongoing schools
  • Knowledge and experience using assessment tools to determine eligibility for CPSE services
  • Strong interpersonal skills for working with families and school personnel
  • Strong organizational skills for keeping track of ongoing paperwork and required meetings

Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs.  In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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