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Job Opening Information Special Education Teacher (7-12) FLSS, Rushville, NY

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Position Title
Special Education Teacher (7-12) FLSS, Rushville, NY
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

Depending on location, this position may involve direct work with students with autism, emotional 
and/or developmental disabilities which may include, but are not limited to, oppositional and aggressive 
behaviors; mood disorders; and potentially severe and unpredictable physical and/or verbal 
outbursts. Teachers are expected to:

•  Ability to work with a diverse population of students.
•  Provide students with a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and 
•  Provide specialized instruction to students with emotional and learning disabilities.
•  Collaborate with colleagues and provide resources to meet student learning needs.
•  Communicate regularly and effectively with parents.
•  Record and report student progress.

Salary Range: $48,932 - $56,736 based on experience and demonstrated abilities.  Benefits include paid holidays & leave time, NYS retirement, and health & dental insurance. .

Please note that applicants will be reviewed and will be filled on a continuing basis based on 
program needs. 


Location: Rushville, NY 

Job Qualifications

NYS Teacher Certification - Students with Disabilities Generalist 5-9 or Students with Disabilities 
7-12 or Special Education K-12. Preference given to candidates with dual certification in SWD and ELA or Math. 

Candidates should possess a broad skill set of effective teaching and learning to engage learners 
of all levels including, but not limited to:

•  Knowledge of the NYS Learning Standards and Assessments.
•  Knowledge of curriculum content and accepted methods of instruction.
•  Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
•  Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•  Promoting equity and culturally responsive practices to create inclusive environments.

Job responsibility may require individual to do one and two person lifts and/or physical 
interventions on a daily basis with students weighing 50-200 pounds. Position requires the 
successful completion of all elements of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training. W-FL BOCES provides Initial and refresher TCI 

Application Procedure

Please go to W-FL BOCES Job Opportunities at
Click on the green "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the posting to complete the online 
application and submit required certification credentials, resume, and cover letter.

Job Category
Job Location
Finger Lakes Secondary School

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