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Rising Ground Special Education Preschool Teacher in New York, New York



Children’s Learning Center is a 4410 preschool contracted by the Department of Education.

Children’s Learning Center provides special needs services to children 2.9 years to 5 years of age. We offer a unique educational experience by using a variety of learning approaches to meet the individual needs of the students. Our program utilizes the creative curriculum classroom model.

Rising Ground

Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, the Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn.


At Rising Ground, we encourage everyone to live a healthier life. When you enroll in health care benefits — medical, dental, and vision care, you and your family can take advantage of each plan’s preventive services, which will help everyone to stay well. Another way to remain healthy is to eat right and keep active. Ultimately, we all benefit when we make the right choices, whether through diet and exercise or health care services. You can also take advantage of other important benefits, including life and accident, disability benefits, the retirement savings plan, and the employee assistance program.

Rising Ground is a leading social service agency dedicated to supporting children, adults, and families. Working together, we create strong foundations for success. In our Head Start, Early Head Start, Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Child Care programs, teachers and staff provide the guidance, stability, and assistance that young children need to thrive, striving to inspire a love of learning. From play to structured lessons, our work with young children encourages them to actively question, explore and experiment while gaining a solid foundation for future success in and out of the classroom.


To provide instruction to preschool age children within the classroom setting. The Teacher is instructional in shaping the child’s relationship with himself, others and the world.

+ + Prepare and implement lesson plans by facilitating the classroom activities and experiences.

  • Maintain classroom records/conduct on-going assessment on every child.

  • Complete all required reports and assessments in a timely and professional manner.

  • Partner with family members to encourage student proficiency in the five preschool domains (Cognitive; Language; Social/Emotional; Physical and Adaptive)

  • Assist preschoolers to develop through a wide variety of play options.

  • Model consistent expectations and behaviors

  • Encourage the development of fine and gross motor skills.

  • Guide in the acquisition of social skills that are practical and relevant to a preschool age child.

  • Implement positive behavioral interventions.


  • New York State Certification in Early childhood/Elementary Education (Birth – 2ndGrade)

  • Bachelorette or Master’s in Early Childhood/Special Education and/or Students with Disabilities.

  • Teacher’s Bilingual Extension Certificate, prefer .

  • Experience working with children who have a Development Disability, prefer.

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Job LocationsUS-NY-New York

Posted Date6 months ago(9/1/2023 4:15 PM)

Job ID 2023-2610

of Openings 7

Category Teacher