Floating/Substitute Special Education Teachers (FT and Per-Diem)

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



2826 Westchester Ave
New York
United States


SteppingStone Day School, Inc., established in 1983, is a large, private, not for profit preschool agency serving young children with and without disabilities. Our mission is to provide collaborative evaluation, education, therapy and family support services so that young children can develop to their full potential and with their families and friends as members of the community.

We are currently looking for Floating/Substitute Special Education Teachers (Full-Time and Per-Diem) to cover for staff absences, as well as to provide additional coverage when necessary. The Floating/Substitute Special Education Teacher will also be assigned to cover for the classroom teacher while he/she attends Parent meetings, CPSE Meetings, CSE Meetings and other Professional Meetings.


  • Maintain effective classroom management
  • Ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students in the classroom
  • Execute and follow all classroom lessons and activities as indicated in the classroom lesson plans
  • Ensure all classroom materials are intact, safe and presented in a child-friendly and age/developmentally appropriate manner
  • Ensure all classroom equipment, including wheelchairs, walkers and others are places where they can be easily accessible to both the staff and children
  • Communicate with parents as necessary and involve them in their child’s activities and progress
  • Provide general oversight and direction to teacher assistants and 1:1’s in the classroom
  • Report any immediate concerns of the parents to the assigned classroom supervisor and social worker


  • NYS Certification in Students with Disabilities ( Birth-2nd Grade) and General Education, ( Birth-2nd Grade)
  • Experience in working with children 3-5 years of age
  • Ability to build a warm and inclusive classroom environment for students with different levels of learning ability, styles and backgrounds
  • Excellent in creating and maintaining strong relationships with students and families


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please send resume and cover letter to Search@steppingstonedayschool.org