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CUNY Hunter College Campus Schools (HCCS) Learning Specialist Teacher - Elementary School K-6 in New York, New York

Hunter College Campus Schools (HCCS) Learning Specialist Teacher - Elementary School K-6

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Hunter Campus Schools

Full/Part Time




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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.


HCCS Teacher




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.



Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Hunter College Campus Schools follow the salary guidelines of the New York City Department of Education. Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience ($61,070 - $128,657).


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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26249.

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). 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)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on February 15, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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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.