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High School Special Education Teacher
Job Code:2024-085
Location:Brewster Main Campus
Status:Regular Full Time (40 hrs/wk)
Green Chimneys is hiring in our Education department! Green Chimneys School offers a fully integrated approach that includes a complete staff of educators, clinicians, social workers, therapists, farm and wildlife experts, and outdoor specialists who are trained in social skills development, behavior management techniques to assist students in self-regulation skills, and crisis prevention and intervention. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for teaching a self-contained or departmentalized class during a 12 month school year. Specific duties and responsibilities will vary depending on the subject matter the Teacher will teach. 

• Develop an I.E.P. (Individualized Education Program) covering a twelve month period on each student assigned and complete progress marks and comments as indicated on the IEP.
• Ensure that students receive related services and accommodations as outlined in the I.E.P.
• Work cooperatively with all departments in our agency and communicate student concerns with the treatment team and supervisor
• Develop plans for effectively communicating progress of students with families, related service providers, and residential staff (if applicable)
• Assist in all ways to create the best possible education program for our students
• Responsible for the accountability and supervision of all students at all times
• Implement Common Core State Standard curriculum to students with varying disabilities
• Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and communicate those objectives to the students
• Plan and teach lessons with a balanced approach of instruction, demonstration and independent work that provides students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate
What you bring to Green Chimneys:


  • Associate’s Degree required; Master’s in Education preferred
  • Prior field placement in special education preferred.


  • NYSED Certification
  • Will consider uncertified candidates who able to meet NYS Teacher Certification requirements within 18 months.

Salary $44,850-$67,768 per year depending on education, experience and if the teacher works the summer months.