Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher – West Orange, NJ – To $64k d/o/e

If your passion is working with children, this position may be for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach the children in a classroom environment according to established curriculum
  • Instruct students in the areas of self-help skills
  • Maintain the physical care and well-being of the students
  • Ensure that the instructional procedures conform to established programs proven successful in working with young children and follow early child development principles
  • Direct the implementation of a therapeutic educational program as established for each child in the IEP
  • Maintain records and files for each child
  • Submit weekly lesson plans and schedules based on established program curriculum
    communicating with parents as needed
  • Protect students from injury, accident, harm or unnecessary discomfort or illness
  • Report and record all unusual events involving a student’s safety
  • Coordinate and assign duties to classroom staff for receiving and placing students on transportation
  • Attend workshops and training as assigned in addition to regularly scheduled school hours
  • Periodically work irregular hours, as assigned.

Requirements include:

  • BA/BS degree in Special Education and Elementary Education or related field with New Jersey Certification as Teacher of Students with Disabilities is required
  • PreK-3 certification a plus!
  • Some experience working with children with developmental disabilities and/or special needs required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines


If qualified, please forward your resume to:  JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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