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CUNY HCCS Learning Specialist (Hunter College Elementary School) in New York, New York

Job Title: HCCS Learning Specialist (Hunter College Elementary School)

Job ID: 21705

Location: Hunter Campus Schools

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Collaborates with school administrators, counselors, and faculty to offer accommodations and special education services at Hunter College Campus Schools.

-Develops special education/504 plans for students to provide special education and academic support services. Working with teachers, students and parents, obtains relevant information and documents on academic, emotional, physical and other issues which necessitate interventions, convenes meetings with involved persons, creates the 504 plan, and assures all involved understand the plan.

-Works directly with individuals and small groups of students who have 504 plans or IEP's or who need modifications, accommodations, or individual academic interventions.

-Follows up with teachers and staff to ensure compliance in accordance with Hunter Campus Schools' policy and guidelines and any related laws and regulations; tracks success of accommodations and makes adjustments as needed.

-Offers additional student and teacher assistance to address students' learning differences.

-Performs related duties as assigned.

CONTRACT TITLE

HCCS Teacher

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Applicants will work as a learning specialist in grades K-6.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree required with knowledge of and experience with the landscape of disabilities that typically exist within an academically gifted population, and knowledge of successful intervention strategies for a wide range of disabilities. A Master's degree and certification as a Special Education Teacher in New York State preferred and required within the first four years of employment.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Experience working with students,K-6 preferred.

COMPENSATION

Hunter College Campus Schools follow the salary guidelines of the New York City Department of Education.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

CLOSING DATE

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on February 19, 2020. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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