2 Current Positions Open: Coordinator - Secondary Program & Preschool Substitute Teacher 

Coordinator - Secondary Program 

Job Description

Coordinator of the Secondary Program is vital to Cleary School for the Deaf, a 4201 School.  The program is housed in the East Islip Middle and High School.  The coordinator is expected to direct and coordinate educational, academic, life skills, and internship programs to meet NYS graduation requirements.  This includes ensuring students’ Individual Education Plan (IEP) is met while placed within diverse populations. The position requires collaboration of Cleary, East Islip, and BOCES programs.  Duties include but not limited to mentoring, evaluating, and supervising teachers, teacher assistants, interpreters, related service providers, and administrative staff.  Coordinator must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the most effective instructional practices for students especially who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Minimum qualifications

Master’s degree in teaching, K-12 teaching certificate, certification in school administration—SBL or SAS, minimum of three years teaching experience. Demonstrated success in communicating and collaborating with teachers as well as with school, district, and community leaders.

Documents required: cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications.

To Apply: 

Send cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications to: 

Email:  jobs@clearyschool.org 

In your EMAIL SUBJECT LINE write: Coordinator - Secondary Program

Preschool Substitute Teacher 

POSITION:​​     Preschool Substitute Teacher

NOTE: This is a temporary leave replacement for a preschool classroom.

Start Date: May 1, 2015


·   NYS Certified Special Education Teacher​​​   and/or                  

·   ​NYS Certified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

·   Knowledgeable in strategies used in an auditory-oral program

·       Knowledge of AVT preferable

·   Familiarity with American Sign Language preferred ​​​              

REPORTS TO:​     Principal

HOURS:​​ 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM or as needed


• Maintains a safe classroom environment conducive to learning

• Creates lesson plans in line with preschool curriculum  

  Employs instructional methods and materials most appropriate to the age and cognitive level  of the students in order to achieve the goals stated in the lesson plan

  Utilizes the assistant assigned to the room to learn the classroom management and/or behavior plan of the class, ensuring consistency for the students

• Follows the class schedule as posted in the room

• Completes attendance forms and records data as necessary

• Familiarizes self with the established safety procedures (student arrival/dismissal, fire drills, etc.) of the school

• Carry out responsibilities of teacher as requested by administration

How to Apply:

Send letters cover letter and resume to: jobs@clearyschool.org

In the subject line write: Preschool Substitute Teacher

Applications accepted all year

  • Substitute Teachers (All Buildings, appropriate certifications required)
  • Substitute Teaching Assistants (All Buildings, appropriate certifications required))
  • Substitute Custodians 

Send letters of interest, cover letter and resume to: 

Email:  jobs@clearyschool.org 

In the subject line write, as applicable: 

Substitute Teacher, Substitute Teaching Assistant, or  Substitute Custodian

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