Elementary Special Education Teacher

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive and commensurate with experience




20 Jay St.
Suite 211
New York
United States


About Explore Schools: 

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our mission is to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school

What We Believe: 

  • Targeted and individualized instruction is essential for our most at-risk scholars
  • Student engagement, critical thinking, and relationship building are priorities in the classroom
  • Ongoing teacher development and growth are key levers for student achievement

About the Position:

Nearly 20 percent of our scholars are students with special needs. To that end, we need highly skilled and dedicated special educators to work in a variety of special education related roles. Ideal candidates are incredibly reflective practitioners, always willing to go above and beyond to meet the needs of their students. The most successful teachers in our network love challenges, collaboration, and above all else, educating the whole child.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide targeted small group instruction to students throughout the day
  • Provide direct service to students to help them achieve their IEP goals
  • Work collaboratively with grade level teams across content areas
  • Assist teachers with differentiation in the classroom
  • Participate as part of the student intervention referral team
  • Support with assessment of students as proctors and monitors of examinations, including the administration of testing accommodations
  • Provide a range of  instructional, management, and assessment strategies to meet the different needs of students
  • Facilitate testing accommodations
  • Assist with non-instructional supervision of students, such as arrival/dismissal, hallway monitoring, substitute teaching, lunch andplayground duty, or supervision of extracurricular activities
  • Assist in moving students to proper locations during fire drills, and sports or arts programs
  • When absent, ensures all substitute plans are clear and thorough
  • Keep accurate and organized records of student information


  • Commitment to working in under-served communities
  • New York State Teaching Certification, strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of teaching experience, strongly preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Education, strongly preferred


  • Competitive and commensurate with experience



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Apply on our website: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o1Jw8fw8&s=idealist.org