Essential duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, coordinate and implement the educational program for each child (IEP).
Function as a contributing member of each child's interdisciplinary team and represent the team at CSE meetings, as required.
Effectively oversee teacher aides, interns, students and volunteers on all activities for program success.
Compile all reports and statistics required by Upstate Cerebral Palsy, NYS Education Department, funding and referral agencies and others as may be required.
Order supplies and equipment.
Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings and committees.
Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and Agency regulations and operating standards.
Educational Requirements/ Qualifications/ experience:
Current Professional New York State Teacher Certification in students with disabilities for the appropriate age group being taught or a current Permanent New York State Teacher Certification in Special Education.
Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word and Excel)
This position requires regular substantial contact with the children being cared for by this Agency and, therefore, is required by law to be fingerprinted for criminal background check with the State Registered Clearance Database on Child Abuse and Maltreatment.
Ability to lift and/or assist individuals in your care and the ability to meet the physical requirements of the specific job.
Must have a valid NYS Driver's License
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances are warranted.
Must have full sight and hearing with fluency in the English language. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising work-flow and efficiency.
May have to lift up to 60 lbs. and maybe exposed to hazardous health conditions and / or verbal or physical aggression as well as provide direct care of consumers requiring visual and auditory monitoring, as well as direct hygienic care of consumers.
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the specific job.
Upstate Cerebral Palsy