Employment at Alternatives for Children

Employment Opportunities

at Alternatives for Children


Since 1988, Alternatives For Children has been a leader in providing educational programs and therapeutic pediatric services to infants and children with special needs and their typically developing peers from throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

As Alternatives For Children, with locations in Aquebogue, East Setauket, Dix Hills and Southampton continues to grow and expand our programs, we seek caring and compassionate individuals to join our dedicated team.

Full-Time and Part-Time positions are available.


We welcome you to explore our wide ranging employment opportunities. A fulfilling and rewarding career might be waiting for you!

Send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@alternativesforchildren.org

Call Pamela Demeo if you have questions or need more information
631-331-6400 x135

Alternatives For Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)

Dix Hills Location July 8, 2019 start
Registered Nurse (preferred) LPN (will be considered)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 2:30
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  We seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with a student with special needs on a 1:1 basis. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans. Teacher Aides support the teacher/teacher assistant in delivering the curriculum to meet the children's needs through individual or small group settings; assits with large group activities as per the teacher's direcetives.BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Must have current NYS RN license and registration. Experience with pediatrics a must, school setting experience preferred. LPN will be considered

Southampton Summer & Fall Positions
1:1 Aides/Teacher Aides
Job Type: Part time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied between 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  We seek dedicated individuals to help our Special Education Teachers with a student with special needs on a 1:1 basis. You will assist with teaching independent dressing skills, structured activities, assist with snacks/feeding, implements educational and therapeutic goals set forth by the IEP plans. Teacher Aides support the teacher/teacher assistant in delivering the curriculum to meet the children's needs through individual or small group settings; assits with large group activities as per the teacher's direcetives.BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION A PLUS
Qualifications: Minimum HS grad/College credits in Early Childhood a plus/experience with special needs population

Aquebogue & Southampton IMMEDIATE OPENING
IEP Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Aquebogue & Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  We are currently seeking an IEP Coordinator with excellent communication and report writing skills to attend CPSE meetings and to coordinate the annual review process for Preschool. They will be the liaison between the parent and the district. They must be able to interpret and report evaluations, knowledge of IEP Direct (goals, PLEPS) strongly preferred.
Qualifications: NYS Special Ed teacher preferred, but other disciplines with Preschool CPSE experience will be considered (i.e. - psychologists, LCSW, Speech Therapists.)

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Certified General Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  Provide instruction/facilitation in all areas of early development and adapt curriculum in classroom for children's needs. Maintain safe/clean environment. Effectively supervise Aides/Assistants. Work with other disciplines as a team to meet student's needs and evaluate student's development and progress.
Qualifications: NYS Cerification in Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

Dix Hills Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  Provide instruction/facilitation in all areas of early development and adapt curriculum in classroom for children's individualized and special needs. Maintain safe/clean environment. Effectively supervise Aides/Assistants. Work with other disciplines as a team to meet student's needs and evaluate student's development and progress.
Qualifications: NYS Dual Cerification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

Southampton Location IMMEDIATE OPENING
Dual Certified Special Education Teacher
Job Type: full time
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  Provide instruction/facilitation in all areas of early development and adapt curriculum in classroom for children's individualized and special needs. Maintain safe/clean environment. Effectively supervise Aides/Assistants. Work with other disciplines as a team to meet student's needs and evaluate student's development and progress.
Qualifications: NYS Dual Cerification in Special Ed/Early Childhood B - Gr 2 required and experience in early childhood.

Early Intervention Program Current Opening
OT - PT - Speech Pathologist - Special Ed Teacher
Job Type: per diem/contract
Location: Suffolk and Nassau counties
Hours: varies
Date Job Posted: June 2019
   
Qualifications:

Must be NYS licensed and have experience with Early Intervention population. We invite contractual participation by Certified Minority or Women owned Business Enterprises (Certified M/WBEs)


Dix Hills Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Dix Hills
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

East Setauket Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: East Setauket
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Southampton Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Southampton
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 4:00
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Aquebogue Location Substitute Positions
***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS Special Education Teachers - Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers - Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides
Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Aquebogue
Hours: Monday - Friday varied flex hours between 8:30 - 12:30
Date Job Posted: June 2019
  BILINGUAL AND EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PRESCHOOL POPULATION PREFERRED. ABA training or experience a plus.
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants/1:1 Aides must have NYS TA certification and/or comparable experience.

Southold Universal Pre Kindergarten Substitute Positions

***NEW INCREASED SUB RATES*** - COMPETITIVE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUBSTITUTE Early Childhood Regular Education Teachers/Teacher Assistants

Job Type: SUBSTITUTES
Location: Southold
Hours: Part Time Mornings
Date Job Posted: June 2019
Qualifications: Special Education/Early Childhood Teachers must be NYS certified B - Gr 2. Teacher Assistants NYS TA certification preferred and/or comparable experience.