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Fedcap General Education Teacher in Port Jervis, New York

We are hiring in Port Jervis NY! Join us at Easterseals Port Jervis for an exciting career as a General Education Teacher! MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19. Required to provide documentation during Onboarding process. Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope and answers Easterseals New York operates programs that enable those with special needs to achieve equality, dignity, and independence in their own communities. It provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day. Easterseals has been an American Institution since 1919. Job Title: General Education Teacher Location: Port Jervis, NY FLSA Status: Exempt Position Type: Full-Time Position Summary: The General Education Teacher coteaches with the Special Education Teacher to create a safe, warm and caring educational environment for our students in the integrated NYSED preschool setting. The Easterseals General Education Teacher implements The Creative Curriculum for Preschool alongside the Special Education Teacher, collects data in line with quarterly Teaching Strategies GOLD reports, follows all OCFS regulations, follows schoolwide PBIS initiative, and collaborates with classroom staff, parents, education consultant, and administration. Essential Job Functions: * Work cooperatively with the special education teacher to design a classroom environment that is both motivating and stimulating for students. * Help develop daily, written lesson plan aligned with The Creative Curriculum for Preschool. * Maintain periodic progress scales for each pupil and attend case conferences on each student at appropriate intervals during the school year. * Implement PBIS behavioral system, as approved by treatment team. * Assure that accurate attendance records are maintained and are to be submitted appropriately prior to the completion of the school year. * Assist in the creation of quarterly reports and submission to appropriate parties on Teaching Strategies GOLD. * Attend school-specific and Agency-related staff and/or parent meetings as required. * Assure that all students are supervised at all times by a responsible Agency-paid employee. * Attend annual orientation for staff, prior to school opening. Maintain OCFS approved training hours. * Develop a working relationship with assigned professionals and individual responsible for therapeutic classroom activities. * Collaborate with the treatment team regarding treatment of the children and diagnostic information. * Participate in meetings and workshops that would serve as community orientation regarding the Agency. * Help organize and supervise extra-curricular activities. * Supervise aides assigned to classroom. * Perform other related duties as assigned by Supervisor. This job description is not deigned to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Education and Experience: * Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university * Meet minimum requirements of the appropriate State Board of Education * Eligible for teacher certification or enrolled in Master's degree program leading to certification * Valid driver's license and reliable transportation * QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Equal Opportunity Employer Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled