Special Education Preschool Teacher

Life Skills Preschool - Queens, NY


Job Description

Special Education, FULL-TIME, Teacher- Whitestone, NY

The Lifeskills Preschool is seeking certified, special education teachers to plan and provide an appropriate learning experience for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities.

PRE-K, Special Education Teacher Responsibilities

  • Provides direct instruction support IEP goal attainment for preschool, special education students.
  • Prepare weekly activity plans according to a planned sequence with IEP goals and plan/share with teacher assistants
  • Observe and document students’ progress.
  • Utilize the Creative Curriculum in accordance with Common Core
  • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher.
  • Participates in program planning and interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Write annual goals and progress reports corresponding with assessments provided
  • Instruct and supervise teacher assistants
  • Collect data and implement interventions based on students' needs.
  • Engage parents, community and school members in collaborative team-approach


  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 403B, retirement
  • Mutual Profit Sharing Plan
  • Aflac

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required- Early childhood, Special Education (Birth-2)
  • Master’s degree preferred (Internship certificate accepted)

Skills and/or Experience Required:
Prior experience working with youth, preferably special needs population or a similar combination of work and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong attention to detail and highly organized.

Please contact Kim Jelley-Principal- 718-459-6279

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)