Special Education Preschool Teacher

Nonprofit Social Services Education Personal Care and Services

The Preschool Teacher develops, implements and maintains evidence based (Applied Behavior Analysis) educational systems and instructional programs within the classroom and school environment. The Teacher is responsible for ongoing formal and informal assessment of student abilities and needs, and the development of IEP goals and instructional interventions to address learning needs. The Teacher is responsible for the daily collection of data and monitoring of student outcomes in addition to ensuing all Teacher Assistants and Aides meet competency on target teaching skills and curriculum implementation. The Teacher leads the professional team, facilitating meetings and linking related service initiatives to classroom programs. The Teacher provides direct supervision and guidance to all Teachers' Assistants & Aides. 


  • Develop and maintain evidence based classroom systems and multi-tiered positive behavior systems to promote a strong classroom learning environment and classroom management.
  • Demonstrate good time management skills, organization and management of materials, equipment, paperwork, and schedules.
  • Prepares, delivers, and assesses individual and group instruction on a daily basis. Responsible for developing, training and assessing student IEP goals and objectives.
  • Utilizes behavioral supports to effect student learning and skills development.
  • Works to build a successful classroom team that actively addresses student learning, communication, social skills, and behavioral needs. Provides direct supervision to all Teachers' Aides
  • Responsible for all parent communication and parent education opportunities which builds a partnership between parent-school and supports generalization of student's skills across settings.


  • Master's Degree in Special Education and Initial/Professional NYS Certification in Students with Disabilities Birth-2nd
    • OR Bachelor's Degree in Special Education and Certificate of Qualification or Provisional Certification in Special Education with a commitment to pursue Master's in Special Education at the rate of at least 6 credits per year and achieve Birth-2nd SWD NYS Certification.
  • Must maintain qualifications in the crisis intervention procedure of the agency.
  • Must be capable at all times of initiating or assisting in all components of the crisis intervention of the agency.
  • Must be capable at all times of assisting occupants in the orderly evacuation of the facility, by both primary and secondary paths in the event of fire or other emergency.


  • Over 6 weeks of paid time off your 1st year
  • College partnerships that provide discounts
  • Scholarships available!
  • 403B with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.
  • And much more, see link below

Anderson Center for Autism offers our Employees a generous benefits package: https://www.andersoncenterforautism.org/benefits


Please submit all resumes for this position through the following link: Preschool Teacher (paycomonline.net) 

This position description in no way states or implies that the responsibilities listed are the only duties to be performed by the person filling this position. The person in this position may be required to perform other duties as necessitated by the situation or requested by his/her supervisor.


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