26 Jan 2018

Teacher Middle School Special Education Coordinator

Central Queens Academy Charter School
 New York, United States

Job Description


Middle School Special Education Coordinator

Join Central Queens Academy (CQA), a new and growing charter middle school serving a multi-ethnic immigrant community. Located in Glendale and Elmhurst, CQA enrolls a diverse student body that hails from all over the world. The mission of CQA is to prepare students for success in education, the workforce, and the community through a school that integrates literacy, standards-based academics, and culturally responsive support services. In 2018-2019, we will serve about 400 students in grades 5 through 8.


We are seeking a Middle School Special Education Coordinator who wants to join a small, student-centered school in Queens. All team members will be called upon to employ a “whatever it takes” mentality and activate innovative thinking to help our students.


What We Ask of our Special Education Coordinator

  • Teach – Drive student mastery of core and character standards through excellent teaching practices
  • Lead – Supervise the special education teachers on the campus and manage the IEP caseload for the school
  • Collaborate – Support efforts to institutionalize effective team practice and build a strong foundation
  • Grow – Engage in continual learning and reflective practices to build your skills and career


What We Look For

  • Evidence of self-reflective practices, coachability, self-motivation, and collaboration (required)Exhibits a high level of organization, a knack for systems of data collection and analysis, and preparedness for instructional blocks (required)
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (required) and Masters Degree (preferred)
  • NYS Certification in respective area of instruction (required)
  • NYS Certification in school administration & supervision or school building leadership (preferred)
  • At least five years of teaching experience in an urban setting (preferred)
  • Experience/strength in content area of application (preferred)
  • Expertise in standards-based curriculum design or with UBD framework (preferred)
  • Bilingual (Asian or Spanish languages) (preferred)



  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Retirement plan participation
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance


How to Apply

Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: 11373.

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