Learning Through Relationships

Employment Opportunities

Working at Rebecca School means you are committed to supporting the growth and development of individuals with Neurodevelopmental delays utilizing the DIR Floortime® model. DIR Floortime® is a developmental model that incorporates a student’s development, their individual differences, and relationships. At Rebecca school we do not use discrete trials or ABA. Staff members who are part of the Rebecca School team are respectful, playful, determined, teammates, leaders and passionate about learning. Rebecca School staff work with students ages 3-21. When working with student’s staff are constantly assessing what are the students’ passions, what are their strengths, where are their challenges and how can we support their challenges. Being part of Rebecca School can be a rewarding and life changing opportunity.

Available Opportunities

Head Teacher

Rebecca School has an opening for a Head Teacher position for a classroom of students aged approximately 10-13. A successful teacher at Rebecca School exhibits creativity, warmth, energy, playfulness, and a passion for special education. Teachers develop their own classroom curriculum, creating individualized, developmental, interest-based programs for each student while collaborating with an interdisciplinary team. Teachers should be able to differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of a variety of learning profiles. Candidates should also be able to adapt curriculum and instruction to engage students through virtual learning platforms. In accordance with the city and state mandates, Rebecca School reopened in a hybrid program this Fall. We are considering applicants that hold a Master’s degree as well as NY state certification, or are currently pursuing and enrolled in a Master’s program, and are also open to learning more about DIRFloortime®. We offer employee health benefits, 401K, tuition reimbursement and professional development training and stipends for workshops and conferences.

Interested candidates should submit resumes and cover letters to: lrodriguez@rebeccaschool.org, sstabile@rebeccaschool.org and jfeltus@rebeccaschool.org

Teaching Assistant

 

Rebecca School is seeking full time Teaching Assistants. Applicants  need to hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.   Please send all inquiries, cover letters and resumes to the attention of Kristin Srp, Assistant Director at ksrp@rebeccaschool.org

Speech Language Pathologist (Part-Time)

 

Rebecca School is looking for a part-time Speech-Language Pathologist to provide developmental assessment and therapy in both individual and group setting. Sessions can occur in a variety of environments, contexts, and social settings, dependent on each student’s individualized Speech and Language program. Through collaboration across disciplines, SLPs are able to make modifications to each classroom and therapeutic environment to enhance an individual’s comprehension or ability to express their ideas. While language development is always a primary focus of therapy, a developmental approach is also applied towards mealtime and feeding development for our students; especially those with limited diets. Cooking groups, feeding groups, sensory based play, community outings, and field trips are just a few of the many mediums which are utilized by our therapists to connect with and promote enjoyable learning opportunities for each student in relation to their individualized growth.

 

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Hold NYS License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certified by ASHA and hold CCC
  • Open to learning about DIRFloortime®

 

General Duties

-Provide individual and group Speech language therapy to meet individual needs.

-Provide comprehensive assessment to determine a student’s level of function in areas of language acquisition, articulation and oral motor and feeding.

-Provides written assessments and reports identifying the students’ needs and proposed treatment strategies.

-Evaluate, develop, implement and train staff on linguistically and developmentally appropriate augmentative alternative communication (AAC) for individual students.

-Provides team members with educational facilitation of implemented techniques or modalities (oral motor, visuals, feeding, developmentally appropriate language goals).

-Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

-Be trained and comfortable with the principles of DIRFloortime® and how it applies to interactions, communication and therapeutic practices.

– Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs and continuing education programs.

-Regular parent/caregiver communication.

-Provides testimony for students at impartial hearing if necessary as well as IEP’s if necessary.

-Maintains safety of children at all times.

-Uses universal precautions.

Please send all inquiries, cover letters and resumes to the attention of Courtney Latter, SLP Supervisor at clatter@rebeccaschool.org