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Vocational Teacher/Coordinator

The League Education and Treatment Center | Brooklyn NY 11238 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 03/17/2017

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The League Education and Treatment Center is a non-profit agency dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with psychiatric and developmental disabilities.  Each day, we serve over 500 at-risk and underserved children and adults from all parts of the greater New York City area.


The League School, a Day Treatment Program in Brooklyn for students ages 5-21 with behavioral and psychiatric disabilities, is looking for a NYS Certified Special Education Teacher/Vocational Coordinator to work as part of an exciting interdisciplinary team of professionals. Small class sizes, supervision and mentoring provided. If you are a teaching professional who enjoys being part of a multidisciplinary team and is seeking to enhance life for the betterment of children in our program and where you can gain valuable experience teaching special needs children, we would like to hear from you. 


Principal responsibilities include:

  • Teaching and Coordinating the Career Development and Occupational Studies department for High School students in our special education school and day treatment program.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a multi-disciplinary team required.
  • Implement a career development program that includes career exploration and other relevant coursework, short and long term student planning, developing and maintain contact with community vocational training sites/student internships, and organizing relevant speakers, field trips and student research.
  • Complies with regulatory requirements and school policy and procedures in all areas, and completes and submits within designated timeframes all necessary documentation for regulatory and funding agencies.
  • Assess developmental functioning and learning skills of students based on IEP goals utilizing appropriate assessment tools
  • Builds relationships with families of students through frequent communication about student’s progress and ways that families can support their children’s learning
  • Write annual goals, behavioral objectives and intervention strategies corresponding with assessment in consultation with other disciplines
  • Evaluate student progress on an on-going basis
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans according to a planned sequence with IEP goals and plan/share with teacher assistants
  • Incorporate school’s strategic goals into student curriculum
  • Instruct and supervise teacher assistants and substitute teacher assistants in appropriate techniques to work effectively with children
  • Collecting data and implementing interventions based on student needs.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned to support the ongoing development of the student, classroom, and overall school environment
  • Conducts or participates in all activities and meetings relevant to the position or required by supervisor



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • NYS Special Education and CTE certification for Grades 7-12
  • Experience with career development and occupational studies curriculum
  • Vocational training and job coaching experience
  • Good organizational, communication and writing skills


Skills and/or Experience Required:

Classroom or clinical experience (one year) with school-age children with special needs is preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Strong attention to detail and highly organized.


We offer generous benefits including: health insurance, life insurance, 403 (b), sick time and vacation time. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.


For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary requirements to:


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Location Brooklyn, NY, United States
Organization Type Non-profit Organization
Grade Level Middle School/Junior High
Teaching field Special Education
Experience Years 1 yrs

Location Maptop

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